May 2014 Archives

A new federal report found that fewer graduates of rural schools completed a sequence of science courses than graduates of non-rural schools.

An FCC plan to expand Internet access in rural areas has been approved by a federal appeals court.

Vermont's state colleges are seeing shrinking enrollments and budget shortfalls as few of the state's mostly rural students pursue higher education.

A college preparation program in North Carolina has been linked to improved college entrance exam scores for rural students.

A bill proposed by House Republicans targets low-income rural children for a federal summer food pilot program.

A new report found that as enrollment increases in rural schools, those schools are serving more low-income and minority students.

A recent report found that access to state-funded preschool is lacking in several rural states, although many of those programs are high-quality.

A private-public partnership is moving forward with efforts to recruit and retain teachers by building housing for educators in rural West Virginia.

Two rural North Dakota school districts will switch to a four-day school week to save costs and improve student and teacher morale.

A rural Mississippi district is closing classrooms for students with severe autism in response to budget cuts and a lack of resources.

A Wisconsin rural school task force has recommended that lawmakers relax teacher licensure requirements and change funding formulas to benefit rural schools.

A recent study found that a program in El Dorado Ark. that promises free tuition to local graduates has positively impacted test scores and district enrollment.

Students in rural Gaston County, Ore., can enroll in a fifth year of high school and earn funds for higher education through a new dual-enrollment program.


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