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A reporter reflects on the challenges and shortcomings in news coverage of rural students and schools. Plus, bonus coverage from an unexpected corner of the globe.
Access to guidance counselors and widespread community support are two reasons a tiny Eastern Plains town has succeeded in sending its young people to college.
Amid a renewed push to get all Americans online, persistent pitfalls remain for the poorest, most rural counties. School administrators and students in these places often feel it most.
For McMinn County neighbors seeking to build shared purpose and advance lasting change, the decisions of a few school board members need not represent the community at large.
A White Lake, Wisconsin, teacher turns the school yard into a hands-on classroom to produce a sweet treat. And the students are in charge.
Whether it’s simpler, faster admissions processes or making course materials available anywhere, university officials are using digital tools to break down barriers.
Public schools during the pandemic often “bore the brunt” of communities’ outrage and frustration over the unprecedented disruptions to our daily lives.
Rural areas need more lawyers and doctors, but exam requirements for professional schools can stymie rural students seeking to fill the need. Some academic and business leaders are exploring alternative pathways.
As the definition of a typical college student changes, universities across the country are using creative outreach strategies and flexible coursework options to improve enrollment in rural areas.