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April 16, 2015

Secure Rural Schools Act Passes U.S. Senate

The extension is part of a 'doc fix' bill that also reauthorizes or extends several programs that serve children.

April 03, 2015

Secure Rural Schools Act Extension Advances in Congress

Schools near national forest land rely on the act to provide consistent revenue.

February 24, 2015

Rural Districts Poised to Lose Under NCLB Rewrite, Report Says

Some rural districts could lose more than 50 percent of Title I funding.

January 16, 2015

To See the Future of Education, Look Beyond ESEA

Two relatively unheralded events in Washington, DC, show that ideas about the future of education are on the table.

December 09, 2014

Fixing NCLB

Lots of very tricky issues will need to be worked out if No Child Left Behind is going to be fixed and reauthorized. Jack Schneider and Andy Smarick discuss.

November 07, 2014

Federal Grant to Boost Rural Dual Enrollment Program

The i3 grant will allow the program to offer dual enrollment courses to more rural students in North Carolina.

October 28, 2014

Ed. Sec. Duncan Discusses Challenges, Successes of Rural Schools

At a forum in Ohio, Arne Duncan highlighted efforts to improve rural schools and outcomes for rural children.

October 27, 2014

Rural Schools, Libraries May Lose Funds Under E-rate Reform

Several organizations are urging the FCC to reconsider its adoption of the U.S. Census Bureau's definition of rural and urban in E-rate discount decisions.

October 27, 2014

Tribes Receive Funds to Control Schools for Native American Students

Six tribes will use $1.2 million in federal funds to conduct research and develop plans to control schools on tribal land.

September 05, 2014

Report: Cost to Raise Children Lowest in Rural America

The report found that rural families incur fewer costs when raising children that urban families.

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