September 2011 Archives

Air Toxics Under the Big Sky program in Montana involves more than 1,200 mostly rural students in three states, and students say it increases their interest in science.


In a new study, a group of rural Texas superintendents highlight a number of strategies to maintain their districts' financial well-being.


The Northeast Tennessee College and Career Ready Consortium, recipient of an i3 grant, aims to boost high school students preparation for college or a career and improve their college graduation chances.


Rural, high-poverty, Hispanic students report high rate of library usage, with nearly 98 percent saying their library helped them learn, according to a study.


A rural Oregon superintendent says most gifted students in rural settings fail to get an education on par with their abilities and has four inexpensive to remedy that.


The policy director for the Rural School and Community Trust offers four ways federal policies could be changed to ensure rural schools help the country move forward.


A Regional Educational Laboratory Program webinar on using student achievement data to make instructional decisions offers five tips for rural schools and districts.


Rural schools can be a source of unity or division in economically depressed areas, a study finds, even affecting which students are encouraged to pursue higher education.


Michigan was the only state to shrink its overall population between 2000 and 2010, and those losses translate into cuts in state aid.


A new Center for American Progress report offers four ways federal policies and a revised Elementary and Secondary Education Act could better serve rural interests.


Rural school districts and parents in Colorado sue state over what they say is unequal funding system, an issue that's come up for rural advocates in 27 other cases across the country.


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