National Rural Education Advocacy Coalition releases federal legislative agenda for 2014, and top issues include funding, E-rate, ESEA reauthorization, and nutrition.
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February 23, 2014
February 20, 2014
Arizona looks to address its digital divide with a proposal that would require school districts to pay $15 per child over six years for broadband upgrades.
February 20, 2014
Rural school principal overcomes barriers to provide technology to students.
September 11, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan highlights rural New Mexico school district for its technology innovation.
August 27, 2013
Rural school districts that can't offer face-to-face coaching turn to internet to provide mentoring.
June 16, 2013
Federal officials are seeking grant applications to finance broadband in rural areas (including schools), and a new federal report shows some rural residents have even less high-speed access than previously understood.
June 24, 2012
Insufficient broadband coverage is a problem for rural schools nationwide, and that only will continue to worsen if nothing changes.
January 18, 2012
Purposefully designed field trips help at-risk rural students make connections between classroom and real-world jobs or training, according to new study.
August 04, 2011
Recommendations from the National Summit on the Role of Education in Economic Development in Rural America target four major areas: rural infrastructure, flexibility in implementing rural improvement strategies, lack of job opportunities in rural America, and general improvement.
May 18, 2011
Principals of Native American rural schools struggle to overcome technological leadership challenges, including unreceptive staff, a lack of technology coordinators, and isolation and poverty.