September 2012 Archives

Mostly rural states applying for NCLB waivers, and Teach for America finally has come to one of the county's most rural communities—Appalachia.


It will be a month or two before the the Rural School and Community Trust rural education advocacy group decides what will happen to a pilot project launched last year.


More than 1.5 million children nationwide are homeschooled, and many of those students live in rural and suburban areas areas.


U.S. Secretary Arne Duncan visits rural McDowell County, site of Reconnecting McDowell project, on nationwide bus tour.


South Carolina's highest court hears arguments on whether the state meets its requirement to offer all students a "minimally adequate" education.


If Congress can't reach a long-term deficit-reduction plan by the end of the year, automatic cuts could prove hurt rural schools especially hard, the Rural School and Community Trust says.


The Rural Ed blog will be on a brief hiatus.


One farmer wonders whether rural school year calendar should be more responsive to the needs of farming communities.


Rural schools receive $2.3 million in grants from the nonprofit arm of an agricultural products company.


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