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March 20, 2014

Rural Ed. Advocates Concerned About President's Proposed REAP Funding

Some rural education advocates are taking issue with the administration's proposed funding for rural schools during the upcoming budget year.

February 14, 2014

Maryland School Districts With Declining Enrollment Could Get Some Financial Help

Maryland lawmakers to consider legislation that would maintain funding to rural districts with declining enrollment.

February 11, 2014

Cost of Distance Takes Toll on Schools' Finances, Involvement, Time

Rural schools suffer direct and indirect costs of distance, warranting consideration for public policy, according to the Rural School and Community Trust.

October 01, 2013

Rural Ohio Districts Entertain Proposal to Enroll Chinese Students

Four rural Ohio school districts look to Chinese students as a way to boost their district's financial well-being.

September 20, 2013

Wisconsin Lawmakers Create Task Force to Help Rural Schools

Wisconsin lawmakers have established a new rural school task force to figure out how to address challenges such as declining enrollment and increasing transportation costs.

July 14, 2011

Rural Schools Use 'i3' Aid To Reform High Schools

The New England Network for Personalization and Performance is a group of mostly rural, secondary schools in New England that are using federal Investing in Innovation grant money to change the way they teach and assess students.

May 18, 2011

High Gas Prices Hurt Rural Schools' Budgets

Fuel costs are causing big problems for small districts where bus routes span long distances.


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