Whether these students end up graduating from high school and college, and how they fare in the workforce, is linked inextricably to their rural education experiences, a new report finds. The studypublished in April by the U. Among the notable findings:
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Physician supply in rural areas is already low, compared to non-rural areas of the country. Only about 11 percent of the nation. July - August Highly Gifted Children In Isolated Rural Areas (Part I) I will never forget Lou Ann. Bright enough as a seventh grader to qualify for the Johns Hopkins Talent Search summer program, her family was also one of the few families in her rural community who could afford the substantial tuition fee.
Rural dwellers are a hardy and creative lot -- preferring home-cooked meals, outdoor work and the chickadee's song to fast food, high-rise offices and blaring stereos. The accepted wisdom is that private schools serve the privileged; everyone else, especially the poor, requires public school.
The poor, so this logic goes, need government assistance if they are to get a good education, which helps explain why, in the United States, many school choice enthusiasts believe that the only way the poor can [ ].
The Difference Between Rural and Urban Education. The research comes to show that rural students fall behind their urban counterparts.
The school dropout is also at higher rates in remote areas. In both the Appalachian Kentucky and Idaho and Montana Grant Programs, the Foundation focuses on early childhood to Grade 12 education programming.