A newspaper's examination of spending among six rural districts in Minnesota and North Dakota showed that transportation costs, among other budget items, varied widely.
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July 03, 2014
June 18, 2014
A new budget bill in Michigan will provide small, rural schools with higher additional per-pupil payments than larger schools.
May 09, 2014
A rural Mississippi district is closing classrooms for students with severe autism in response to budget cuts and a lack of resources.
May 08, 2014
A Wisconsin rural school task force has recommended that lawmakers relax teacher licensure requirements and change funding formulas to benefit rural schools.
April 25, 2014
Rural schools in Wisconsin are sharing teachers and utilizing distance learning to save money without cutting courses.
March 20, 2014
Some rural education advocates are taking issue with the administration's proposed funding for rural schools during the upcoming budget year.
February 14, 2014
Maryland lawmakers to consider legislation that would maintain funding to rural districts with declining enrollment.
February 11, 2014
Rural schools suffer direct and indirect costs of distance, warranting consideration for public policy, according to the Rural School and Community Trust.
October 01, 2013
Four rural Ohio school districts look to Chinese students as a way to boost their district's financial well-being.
September 20, 2013
Wisconsin lawmakers have established a new rural school task force to figure out how to address challenges such as declining enrollment and increasing transportation costs.