Poor, rural youths who showed high levels of self-control and resiliency showed premature aging in blood cells.
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July 21, 2015
July 16, 2015
More than 25 percent of rural children lived in poverty in 2013, compared to 19 percent in 1999, but poverty rates in individual communities vary widely.
June 29, 2015
Fewer than 1 in 10 of Kansas' low-income children received a summer meal in July 2014.
May 07, 2015
The rural Promise Neighborhood has served more than 4,300 residents in the past few years but is struggling to become sustainable in a rural community.
April 29, 2015
The grants will support community-based college-and-career readiness strategies in Native communities.
April 15, 2015
An Ohio State University study finds that rural youth suicide rates are nearly double those of urban areas due to isolation and lack of access to mental health care.
March 31, 2015
In rural Colorado, 23 percent of children live in poverty, compared to 17 percent statewide.
February 05, 2015
Nearly 45 percent of children in rural McDowell County, West Virginia do not live with their parents and many are being raised by grandparents.
February 04, 2015
A two-part series by Learning Matters TV, for PBS Newshour, explores the 'deep-rooted' challenges facing rural West Virginia schools.
November 21, 2014
Rural districts have seen a sharp increase in homeless students possibly due to growing child-poverty rates.