The bill would provide funding for a three-year grant program to help rural schools develop a plan to share services and cut costs.
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March 10, 2015
February 11, 2015
This year, states will receive a significant decrease in funding for roads and schools in areas near national forests.
January 30, 2015
The budget proposal will include transportation aid to cash-strapped rural schools.
January 16, 2015
The proposal would make school districts less dependent on agricultural land property taxes.
January 15, 2015
The report found that consolidation and removal of grants would not improve rural schools and communities.
December 31, 2014
Lawmakers contend a recent court order is "vague" and ignores recent education reforms.
December 29, 2014
The state has ordered the district to switch to a traditional schedule for the 2015-16 school year.
December 16, 2014
The lawsuit alleged that rural districts in the state have been underfunded for years.
November 13, 2014
The ruling found that the state has failed to provide an adequate education for students in poor and rural districts.
November 11, 2014
The lawsuit says that the state's funding system is irrational and does not provide students with an adequate education.