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Rural Schools

Empowering Rural School Districts: A Vision Unfulfilled

Andrew Hysell | Posted 02.11.2013 | Education
Andrew Hysell

The Race to the Top program was billed as an opportunity for any school district in America to compete for a chance to win funds and bring innovative educational approaches to their students. Unfortunately, very few small, rural school districts made the cut.

Bridging The Digital Divide In America's Rural Schools

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 06.21.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. YODER, Colo.—Surrounded by farmland and ranches, Colorado's Edison School sits off an un...

Rural Communities Face Teacher Shortage, Look To Grow Their Own

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

BUFFALO, Mo. — Suzanne Feldman realizes she's an anomaly: a soon-to-be college graduate who wants to return to the languid rhythms of rural life...