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Despite difficulties, Petersburg school district in Alaska and Marble Falls Independent School District in Texas find ways to make best use of technology.


Few Kentucky high school seniors take remedial college prep courses, but those who do have high pass rates, according to a new study.


A new program at North Carolina State University continues the school's ongoing focus on its rural stakeholders and aims to expand students' access to the university.


March 25 marks National Ag Day organized by the Agriculture Council of America, which encourages educators to celebrate the day with their students.


Some rural education advocates are taking issue with the administration's proposed funding for rural schools during the upcoming budget year.


Teach For America's Rural School Leaders Academy plans to continue and improve its Rural School Leaders Academy, a new effort to help teachers transition into leadership roles.


Middle school students in rural McDowell County, W.Va., to receive laptops as part of public-private partnership, Reconnecting McDowell.


Rural children are about 25 percent more likely to be overweight or obese than urban children, but rural communities are finding ways to fight the problem.


Rural Lake County School District is using Expeditionary Learning, a reform model that can be found in schools nationwide, in its effort to improve students' performance.


New York superintendents who shared services reported more cost savings and improved service quality than improved student achievement, according to a new research brief.


The Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education has spread to 32 states since its inception five years ago, and officials hope to continue that kind of growth.


Two rural school district leaders have lessons for the country in technology and innovative programs, according to Education Week's annual "Leaders To Learn From" report.


Arizona looks to address its digital divide with a proposal that would require school districts to pay $15 per child over six years for broadband upgrades.


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