December 2012 Archives

A recap of the five most-read rural education posts for 2012.

A relatively new program aimed at strengthening parent-child relationships to improve children's school readiness has proven effective with rural families.

Far too many rural schools don't take advantage of free programs for academically advanced students, and the National Rural Education Association hopes to change that.

Rural LGBT students feel less safe at school than their peers in suburban and urban areas, according to a new national study.

The improving economy hasn't made it any easier for rural out-of-school programs, which often face similar and substantial difficulties.

The Green River Regional Educational Cooperative, a rural consortium of 24 districts, is among 16 winners in the first-ever Race to the Top district competition.

Rural Oklahoma has developed a model universal pre-kindergarten program for serving a high percentage of students and ensuring it offers a quality program.

Native students have been a focal point this week at the White House during its fourth annual Tribal Nations Conference.

Rural Alaska school innovates by using former drug paraphernalia in science project that benefits the entire community.

Urban gangs involving school-aged students appear to be moving into rural areas in at least two states.


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