March 2012 Archives

Reconnecting McDowell, a new project to turn around a rural West Virginia school district is revving up, with groups from across the country pitching in and watching to see what happens.

Teachers are an untapped, powerful asset that can create school-based change, according to a new study.

Study finds rural communities need to encourage entrepreneurial young people, or else their long-term futures are threatened.

Ten rural high schools spread across 250 square miles come together each year to give students a chance to march in a band.

Revamped GoTeach South Dakota program aims to better prepare educators for rural schools.

Rural Florida schools still spank misbehaving students, and some rural residents say it's a tradition that the community has the right to continue.

Rural Ed blog takes a brief break.

Oklahoma rural educators worry about the ramifications about the state's new exit exams, and child poverty rates increase for rural areas.

Federal lawmakers rejected last week a proposal that would've helped rural schools by altering the Title 1 funding formula.

Rural Education Network launched to identify and share best practices in rural education.

Nine partnerships between Tribal Education Departments and local education agencies studied to see how American Indian students can be better served.


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