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.
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October 21, 2014
October 01, 2014
Only 25 percent of Native students completed the requirements for college admittance to the University of California and the California State University systems in the 2011-12 school year.
July 21, 2014
The Noble Charter School Network's "Summer of a Lifetime" program sends sophomores to college campuses in the summer.
June 20, 2014
Rural high school students who earn college credits are more likely to graduate and go on to postsecondary school, research has shown.
May 27, 2014
Vermont's state colleges are seeing shrinking enrollments and budget shortfalls as few of the state's mostly rural students pursue higher education.
May 23, 2014
A college preparation program in North Carolina has been linked to improved college entrance exam scores for rural students.
May 06, 2014
A recent study found that a program in El Dorado Ark. that promises free tuition to local graduates has positively impacted test scores and district enrollment.
May 01, 2014
College For Every Student (CFES) and Trinity College Dublin will take the lead in a global campaign to help one million disadvantaged youth attain college degrees by 2025.
April 18, 2014
Colleges' different calendars aren't just a bureaucratic detail--they can impact the academic experience and how well a student performs.
April 16, 2014
Education, corporate and philanthropic leaders from around the world who met in Essex, NY at a two-day Summit believe that many colleges will be unrecognizable in another decade and that unless millions more low-income students attain college degrees we face a global economic crisis.