November 2013 Archives

Education leaders said in a survey that the nation's policies weren't designed with rural students in mind and better serve urban and suburban students.


Analysis of four decades of research finds rural educators have been portrayed as the problem in schools, rather than the solution.


Harlem Children's Zone President Geoffrey Canada thinks the same concept that worked in Harlem can translate in rural communities, but it will look different.


Berea College in Kentucky hosts Rural Education Summit, and presentations will center on improving educational outcomes in rural America.


The Rural Opportunities Consortium of Idaho plans to research rural education's best practices and trends that could be scaled nationally.


Symposium in South Carolina looks at universal home visits for new parents and professional development for literacy teachers as ways to help rural children.


Escuela Nueva, a bottom-up educational model developed for rural Colombia schools, has spread to 19 countries worldwide and has been recognized with international awards.


Three of the winners in the fourth round of the federal Investing in Innovation competition plan to serve rural students during the next five yeras.


The Appalachia Regional Comprehensive Center has identified the four issues associated with building rural school districts' capacity and has summarized research in those areas.


Participation in an online learning network can help rural physicians improve their adherence to childhood-obesity-prevention guidelines, a study suggests.


New study commissioned by U.S. Department of Education will analyze 15 mostly rural states' dropout prevention needs and solutions.


U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan insists governments needs to invest in early-childhood education during visit to rural Kentucky.


U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visits Ohio and Kentucky this week to talk about the plight of rural schools.


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