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Laurie Ross teaches English to 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students at Lost River Junior/Senior High School in the small town Merrill, Oregon, population 830. In addition to English, Laurie also serves as the high school robotics instructor at Lost River. This year, her...
by Dr. Arnold Hillman Generally, I am not a doom sayer. I have a long fuse when it comes to particular actions of both state legislatures and the federal government. Since I am now an old fogie, I have seen many things come and go. It is rare to see things that seem...
The National Forum to Advance Rural Education (NFARE) is one of the country’s leading rural education conferences. The event is designed to create an environment for collaboration and innovation with a diverse community that includes national experts, K–12 and higher...
South Panola High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Corps (AFJROTC) STEM Program Finds Success
South Panola High School STEM efforts have come a long way in a short amount of time. TSgt Rodney Williams, a retired Air Force Security Force Specialist and Lt Col Leonard Boothe, a retired Communications Officer, are now working as Air Force Junior Reserve Officer...
The last two and a half years have made it clearer than ever that broadband connectivity is key to successful learning, whether learning takes place in the classroom, in the community, or at home.
The infusion of federal stimulus funds from the American Rescue Plan gives rural districts a rare opportunity to make generational, systemic change to improve student learning outcomes—both immediately and in the years ahead.
Graduating from high school or college is an extremely exciting time that can lead to brand new experiences that can help foster your future in many different ways. However, it can also be nerve-wracking, particularly if you are anxious about your ability to find a decent job right after graduation.
The problems in rural areas are varied and many—health care, employment, infrastructure, education, and more. The issues didn’t arrive overnight and will likely take major investment and generations to resolve.
I looked at my wife as we walked across the parking lot of Denver International Airport. It had started to snow and there was a chill in the air.
No excuses! How a rural district in Mississippi increased bandwidth, devices, and technology.
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