June 2012 Archives

Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair celebrates its 10th anniversary of preserving endangered language for Native students.


A new study shows rural students have a smaller average increase in math achievement during elementary and middle school grades, and that creates a widening achievement gap by the eighth grade.


Insufficient broadband coverage is a problem for rural schools nationwide, and that only will continue to worsen if nothing changes.


Rural adolescents' social goals and perceptions of what's needed for social status affect whether they engage in problem behavior, a new study says.


The launch of a new online community for rural educators, the creation of a teacher village in rural West Virginia, and a request for outstanding rural superintendents.


Efforts are gaining traction to preserve hundreds of historic schoolhouses built to educate rural black students in the early 20th century.


Although higher education leads to "brain drain" in many rural areas, a new study finds that some Appalachian community college students use college to improve their communities, rather than leave them.


A new scholarship program launched this summer by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth will give bright, low-income rural students the chance to take part in a challenging summer program at sites across the country.


Rural districts are being given an edge in the new round of the federal 2012 Teacher Incentive Fund competition announced late last week.


By working with one rural North Carolina school district, researchers developed a new professional development model that helps create teacher leaders, according to a new study.


Federal community facilities programs furthers educators' cause in rural areas nationwide, according to new report.


Rural educators from across the country to gather to discuss the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.


U.S. Department of Education launches new pilot program grant competition to encourage states and tribal education departments to work together.


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