The three districts hope to attract and retain teachers and boost teacher professional development by switching to a shortened week.
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March 20, 2015
The school used technology to connect with educators around the country and personalize learning for students.
February 24, 2015
Some rural districts could lose more than 50 percent of Title I funding.
February 04, 2015
A two-part series by Learning Matters TV, for PBS Newshour, explores the 'deep-rooted' challenges facing rural West Virginia schools.
December 29, 2014
The state has ordered the district to switch to a traditional schedule for the 2015-16 school year.
November 20, 2014
The report found that teachers in rural northeast school districts need more professional development tailored to the unique needs of rural schools to implement the new standards.
July 18, 2014
Rural schools often lack the bandwidth, technology, and funding to transition to new, online exams.
June 23, 2014
A 2008 Colorado law allows districts flexibility to modify education reform requirements.
June 17, 2014
The Bureau of Indian Education Study Group has recommended reforms for American Indian schools.
June 03, 2014
A rural school expert in Alaska recently offered solutions to several challenges facing the state's rural schools.