Legislation to provide funds to poor and rural school districts will likely die in the legislative session this year.
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May 26, 2016
May 09, 2016
Schools stand to lose a lot of funding if the Secure Rural Schools program is not reauthorized.
March 23, 2016
The funding will support schools that rely on timber revenue for operating costs.
August 27, 2015
A roundup of rural education news from around the country.
June 10, 2015
A new state budget proposed by Florida Governor Rick Scott could not only boost public education funding, but it could also help rural schools in Florida.
May 18, 2015
A set of essays by education researchers and academics focuses on strategies state K-12 officials can use and encourage in rural schools to achieve better results.
April 28, 2015
Funding will be distributed to 41 states and Puerto Rico to support schools and roads located near national forest land.
April 23, 2015
The lawsuit alleged that the state's funding system is "irrational" and discriminates against rural and poor children.
April 16, 2015
The extension is part of a 'doc fix' bill that also reauthorizes or extends several programs that serve children.
April 08, 2015
Most of the new state funds would go to urban districts, while decreasing funding to rural districts.