The project will attempt to turn 110 rural libraries into STEM learning centers for rural residents.
California State University, Chico has integrated lessons on rural education into its teacher preparation program.
Nearly a third of Oregon's Native students missed more than 10 percent of school days last year.
The bill would provide scholarships and loan forgiveness to rural teachers in Montana.
Rural students are less likely to have access to and enroll in higher-level courses in high school.
Nearly 60 small, rural Alaska schools could close if lawmakers increase the minimum student enrollment number needed to get full state funding.
Some rural districts no longer receive applications from American teachers for open positions.
The teacher housing development is now inhabited by all non-educators.
Ten rural and tribal communities will receive federal support to roll out programs that benefit both adults and children.
The report found that rural white children and both rural and urban minority children are more likely to live in poverty in Oregon.