February 2014 Archives

Rural school principal overcomes barriers to provide technology to students.

Charter school advocate offers three strategies for improving rural schools.

National Rural Education Advocacy Coalition releases federal legislative agenda for 2014, and top issues include funding, E-rate, ESEA reauthorization, and nutrition.

Rural education advocate encourages use of place-based education as a way to teach students how to engage as and be responsible global citizens.

The Kansas Reading Roadmap hopes to promote 3rd grade reading proficiency, which research has shown is a strong predictor of students' future success.

Maryland lawmakers to consider legislation that would maintain funding to rural districts with declining enrollment.

Rural education advocates identify need for more collaboration among policymakers, practitioners and researchers to develop more meaningful rural education research.

Rural schools suffer direct and indirect costs of distance, warranting consideration for public policy, according to the Rural School and Community Trust.

One Montana nonprofit tries to build connections between rural and urban students with exchange program.

Two of North Carolina's newest charter schools got their start with the help of the new North Carolina Public Charter School Accelerator program.

New report on Oregon's tribal students show they start out behind, miss more school, and are more likely to drop out.


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