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July 27, 2015

Lack of Courses May Impact Rural College-Going Rates

Researchers found that small schools don't offer as many courses as larger school, which may contribute to the college-going gap between rural and urban schools.

June 29, 2015

Ed-Tech Expansion Slowly Takes Shape in Rural District

School leaders from a 3,500-student district described their cautious and at times difficult move to expand Web connectivity and the use of digital devices.

June 11, 2015

Wisconsin Proposal Would Reduce Requirements for Alternative Teachers

The proposal aims to fill teaching positions in rural schools.

May 18, 2015

Beyond a Spot on the Map: Experts Study How States Can Help Rural Schools

In a new set of essays, experts examine how to use technology, school finance, and professional development to help such schools.

May 11, 2015

Rural Colorado Schools Could Pilot Own Exams

The districts would be able to design and administer tests in lieu of the state assessments.

April 23, 2015

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Pa.'s 'Irrational' School Funding System

The lawsuit alleged that the state's funding system is "irrational" and discriminates against rural and poor children.

March 30, 2015

Investing in Innovation 'Development' Grant Competition Kicks Off

Development grants are the smallest of the Education Department's three i3 categories and are aimed at promising ideas, as opposed to programs with a lot of backup research.

March 27, 2015

Series Highlights Kansas' Rural School Woes

The series delves into the biggest issues facing rural schools in Kansas, including alternative education and consolidation.

March 20, 2015

Technology Key to Rural Arkansas School Turnaround

The school used technology to connect with educators around the country and personalize learning for students.

March 17, 2015

Can Better Marketing Improve Rural Teacher Retention?

Some rural schools are emphasizing "nonmaterialistic incentives" to draw teachers to rural areas.

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