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ED Rule Change Will Cut Off Federal Funding To Some Rural Schools. See more national education news here

| March 3, 2020
ED Rule Change Will Cut Off Federal Funding To Some Rural Schools. See more national education news here

A bookkeeping change at the Education Department will kick hundreds of rural school districts out of a federal program that for nearly two decades has funneled funding to some of the most geographically isolated and cash-strapped schools in the United States.

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Rural schools face challenges in teaching STEM

| August 16, 2017
Rural schools face challenges in teaching STEM

Devin Etsitty, 17, remembers a time when he didn’t like science, technology, engineering or math, but teachers at Holbrook High School were determined to change his mind. They appointed him to lead a new program to promote STEM education.

 Now, Etsitty wants to study high-performance motorsports at the University of Northwestern Ohio. He would be the first in his family to get a college degree. 
Etsitty is a rare STEM success story. Schools in rural Arizona get less teachers, business partnerships and access to technology for STEM education than schools in metro areas, educators and business leaders said.

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