Rural colleges educate young people. They also have a big social and economic impact on the surrounding community. Mark La Branche, the president of Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee, tells the Daily Yonder about the many issues the school considered in its response to the pandemic.Read More...
What if American higher education found ways to support students from rural America who want to return home after graduation?
Advocates of unconventional natural gas drilling cite the potential for benefits for surrounding communities. In Pennsylvania, researchers found that the financial impact on the mostly rural school systems where fracking occurred was…
To tackle a growing problem among young people, and fewer mental health professionals in rural areas, school leaders have joined a pilot project where students can talk with mental health therapists via two-way video chat
The Census historically has a hard time counting rural residents. That affects funding for health, development, education, and other programs. Communities can organize to make sure everyone counts.
On paper, consolidating South Robeson County High School in rural North Carolina might make sense. But how do we account for the intangible losses like community identity, cohesiveness, and social investment?
A federal agency and national association have commissioned a toolkit to help groups raise more money for rural health-related projects. The creators hope a rising tide in funding will lift all boats.
What’s great — and not so great — about teaching in a rural school district? Rural education leaders are using teacher input to help them recruit a new generation of educators.
With faster connections and easy accessibility, these community institutions are the logical place to offer telehealth services.