Rural districts often lose out on competitive grants used by the Obama administration partly because of administrative challenges in completing lengthy grant applications.
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August 24, 2016
July 27, 2016
The court-ordered plan fails to provide ways to improve rural schools, according to rural districts.
July 22, 2016
The state's new transportation aid formula will provide $7.5 million in additional funding for transportation but the majority of rural schools will miss out.
July 06, 2016
The $38 million in state aid will help many poor, rural districts that cannot rely on property taxes for school funding.
July 01, 2016
Rural districts often lose thousands of dollars for each student that leaves, which can force schools to cut teachers and close buildings.
May 26, 2016
Legislation to provide funds to poor and rural school districts will likely die in the legislative session this year.
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.