Rural communities build teacher housing projects to help recruit and retain educators.

Rural teachers don't think much differently than their peers in more-populated areas about their ability to teach the Common Core State Standards.

Federal officials visited Kentucky last week to take a closer look at its rural Race to the Top district winner as a national model.

Two programs helping rural at-risk students offer tips for school leaders and community partners on supporting students.

The Obama Administration contends $17.9 million already distributed to rural communities is subject to the sequester, but a group of bipartisan lawmakers disagrees and is fighting back.

One answer to reducing violence in schools is focusing more on improving school climates, according to a new report from a leading rural education advocacy group.

The Common Core State Standards eventually will require students to take standardized tests online, and that will pose a problem for many schools, especially those in rural areas.

The challenges facing Native schools across the country are profound, and those are highlighted by in a new article.

The Rural Ed blog will be quiet the week of March 17 while I take a few days off to do some traveling. I'll be back with fresh posts the week of March 25, so stay tuned. Thanks for reading!...

The University of Alabama is working to grow the number of minority physicians practicing in rural areas, and it's doing that by targeting students as early as elementary school.


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