Laurie Baker says the rural population should be considered a special population when considering education reforms.
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December 16, 2015
Nationwide, only 69.6 percent of Native American students graduate in four years.
October 16, 2015
Rural students are less likely to have access to and enroll in higher-level courses in high school.
September 22, 2015
Although graduation rates are rising, students in Middle Appalachia have little support for or access to post-secondary education.
October 31, 2014
Rural high schools in New York with higher than average graduation rates tend to utilize partnerships, data, remediation, and dropout prevention strategies.
October 21, 2014
During the 2010-11 school year, about 59 percent of rural high school graduates enrolled in college, compared to 55 percent of their urban peers.
July 28, 2014
The mobile units will allow residents to take high school equivalency exams in rural areas.
June 12, 2014
Alaska has altered the formula used to rate schools to account for unique challenges of small, rural, and alternative schools
April 29, 2014
New federal data show that several rural states have the highest four-year graduation rates, but disparities persist between student groups.