The rate of incarcerated youth in West Virginia has grown more than any other state since 2001.
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October 14, 2014
September 23, 2014
Nearly 50 percent of rural children rely on public health insurance programs due to increasing poverty levels and temporary jobs in rural areas.
September 12, 2014
The study found that youth in rural New Hampshire have poor perceptions of job opportunities in the area, and are more likely to be depressed or abuse substances than other rural youth.
September 10, 2014
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is partnering with regional philanthropies to fund efforts that support African American, Latino, and Native American boys and young men living in the South and Southwest.
August 20, 2014
The task force recommended that the state focus on economic and education factors to improve health in rural areas.
August 12, 2014
The report found that children in rural Ohio face more health issues than their urban peers due to poverty and a lack of resources.
August 11, 2014
The program aims to increase the number of graduates practicing medicine in rural North Carolina.
August 07, 2014
The teacher village will provide housing units and a coffee shop in an attempt to retain educators.
August 06, 2014
Although programs that encourage physical exercise can benefit children, those programs can be hard to implement in rural areas.
August 01, 2014
The federal program is more common in rural households where residents often lack access to healthy foods.