March 2013 Archives

One answer to reducing violence in schools is focusing more on improving school climates, according to a new report from a leading rural education advocacy group.

The Common Core State Standards eventually will require students to take standardized tests online, and that will pose a problem for many schools, especially those in rural areas.

The challenges facing Native schools across the country are profound, and those are highlighted by in a new article.

The Rural Ed blog will be quiet the week of March 17 while I take a few days off to do some traveling. I'll be back with fresh posts the week of March 25, so stay tuned. Thanks for reading!...

The University of Alabama is working to grow the number of minority physicians practicing in rural areas, and it's doing that by targeting students as early as elementary school.

Rural schools receiving federal Impact Aid are facing difficult budget choices this year and in the future because of across-the-board federal cuts known as sequestration.

Montana lawmakers propose $2 million bill to preserve the state's Native languages, and one rural Mississippi community fights against their community's segregated schools.

Rural Connections Scholarship Program from John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is struggling to find gifted, low-income rural students.

A U.S. Department of Agriculture proposal to expand the meaning of "rural" has some saying it would hurt most rural areas.

Supportive communities and access to teacher educators were two critical factors for rural Australian teacher trainees to have successful professional experiences.


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