The majority of Iowa's counties have experienced population declines since 2010.
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April 09, 2015
Several rural districts have taken money from general funds to cover the transportation aid gap.
March 27, 2015
The series delves into the biggest issues facing rural schools in Kansas, including alternative education and consolidation.
August 06, 2014
Although programs that encourage physical exercise can benefit children, those programs can be hard to implement in rural areas.
July 09, 2014
Aid that was meant to offset transportation costs in rural districts was also awarded to several wealthy urban districts.
July 03, 2014
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.