The report found that child poverty rates have increased and children still lack access to early childhood opportunities and health care.
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June 29, 2016
June 07, 2016
The new rural and tribal Promise Zones will focus on boosting education and economic opportunities.
March 18, 2016
The report found nearly 40 percent of BIE schools were not inspected for safety and health violations in fiscal year 2015.
January 02, 2016
Between 2000 and 2014, the percentage of rural residents who earned a bachelor's degree or higher rose from 15 percent to 19 percent.
September 30, 2015
Ten rural and tribal communities will receive federal support to roll out programs that benefit both adults and children.
September 28, 2015
The report found that rural white children and both rural and urban minority children are more likely to live in poverty in Oregon.
September 18, 2015
The Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act of 2015 would give tribes the ability to administer federal food programs without going through state agencies.
September 03, 2015
Only 63 percent of eligible students participate in the school lunch program, compared to 71 percent of urban students.
August 18, 2015
Hispanic children are an increasing rural demographic and face more obstacles than their urban peers.
August 17, 2015
With tight budgets, schools have stopped buying supplies and turned to single-gender classes to save money and make scheduling easier.