“For rural students and their families, their public school is the only real option and claims to the contrary only amount to ‘false choice.’ “
Tag: rural schools
Lawmakers are running out of time to provide critical funding for under-resourced schools in rural districts.
Districts across the nation face grievous budget cuts, because Congress allowed the Secure Rural Schools Act to expire.
The FCC Chairman announced a plan to expand the E-Rate program in order to increase access to high-speed Internet for students in rural and low-income schools.
“Today’s vote by the Federal Communications Commission to preserve the ongoing Internet connectivity in America’s schools and libraries is a win for students.”
This week we ask whether schools should be closed on Election Day in Connecticut, discuss rural schools in Wisconsin, rushed ed reforms in Ohio and the educator COLA in Washington’s 2014 budget.
How students in a poor rural county are paying the price of Washington’s failure to stop across-the-board funding cuts.
Congress’ failure to stop sequester is already making things tougher for struggling students and schools.
As deep, across-the-board cuts go into effect, rural schools will face unique challenges.
by Mary Ellen Flannery/photo courtesy of Campus Progress A bipartisan agreement to freeze student-loan interest rates passed Congress today, June 29, after more than 50,000 NEA educators, parents, and students reached out to their lawmakers via NEA’s Legislative Action Center. Without action, interest rates on some federal student loans would have doubled Sunday from 3.4 … Continued