Rural Education

A kid
Travis Dove
January 31, 2017
A network of educators in Eastern North Carolina is responding to devastating floods by ensuring kids have what it takes to rebuild.
By
Leah Fabel
A woman sitting
Ashley Philippsen is LEAD North's founding director.
Shane Bevel
January 24, 2017
A once affluent black neighborhood in North Tulsa was devastated by hate-fueled riots, but memories of its past glory energize leaders today.
By
Paula Ann Solis
A large white water tower reading, "Marianna;" in the foreground is a farm and two horses standing next to each other by a thin fence.
January 14, 2016
In neighboring towns, two teacher-friends see the ripple effects of mentoring girls.
By
Tim Kennedy
A man with a balding head, wearing a black sweater, gray pants and a black messanger bag, walking across a frosty green field towards a house, some distance away, with a mountain range in the background and a gray sky.
January 6, 2016
Rural America often struggles to keep college graduates and educators. In Leadore, Idaho, the superintendent of a 90-student school district the size of Rhode Island is staying put.
By
Tim Kennedy