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Academic and health offerings have increased in McDowell County, W.Va., due to a private-public partnership.

The grants will attempt to preserve Native languages and support education for Native students.

The funding will support schools that rely on timber revenue for operating costs.

Native students at BIE schools would be able to receive scholarships to attend private schools or receive tutors in certain states.

The report found nearly 40 percent of BIE schools were not inspected for safety and health violations in fiscal year 2015.

The advising corps encourages rural North Carolina students to apply to at least one postsecondary institution.

Thirteen percent of students in rural areas take part in after-school programs, compared to the national average of 18 percent.

Laurie Baker says the rural population should be considered a special population when considering education reforms.


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