A roundup of rural education news from around the country.
August 2015 Archives
Some districts believe that hiring Native teachers will improve schools that serve Native students.
Hispanic children are an increasing rural demographic and face more obstacles than their urban peers.
With tight budgets, schools have stopped buying supplies and turned to single-gender classes to save money and make scheduling easier.
Michigan has underfunded its Native tuition program for years, which has put a burden on the state's colleges and universities to make up the difference.
The NEST Act would provide scholarships and loan-forgiveness plans for new Native teachers.
Up to ten rural and tribal communities will receive technical support from federal agencies to improve the quality of life for adults and children.