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The grants will be used to teach students about career opportunities in agriculture.


The mobile units will allow residents to take high school equivalency exams in rural areas.


Tribes will be able to apply for competitive grants to reform aspects of Bureau of Indian Education schools.


The new curriculum would teach all students about tribes and Indian culture in North Dakota.


Rural children are more likely to be overweight, but often lack access to doctors and health care.


A recent survey found libraries provide communities with 21st century resources and skills yet are often lacking in rural areas.


Some rural Colorado teachers say rural areas present challenges to those attempting to live and teach in the community.


Rural schools often lack the bandwidth, technology, and funding to transition to new, online exams.


Although Native American students make up a small percentage of Wyoming's student population, they are suspended more than their non-minority peers.


A new report found that rural districts in Oregon are spending high amounts on students yet performing poorly on state exams.


A Teach For America initiative is recruiting more Native Americans to teach in low-income schools.


A federal summer meal program only reaches a fraction of kids in Mississippi who lack access to healthy meals.


Aid that was meant to offset transportation costs in rural districts was also awarded to several wealthy urban districts.


A newspaper's examination of spending among six rural districts in Minnesota and North Dakota showed that transportation costs, among other budget items, varied widely.


A rural Nevada school district has developed a course to train rural teachers on using technology in the classroom.


Opponents of consolidation say closing small, rural schools can save money and improve academic opportunity.


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