Midway through Casey Parks September 2021 longform piece The Tragedy of America’s Rural Schools in the Education Issue of the New York Times magazine, these words, "....Obama’s Race to the Top contest to design their Achievement School District, researchers found that schools in the turnaround program did not improve after six years," link to a report for Vanderbilt University that Director Ron Zimmer was a c
Economic development will be the focus of the third and final installment of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce-University of Kentucky Martin School of Public Policy and Administration’s Roundtable Series on "Bridging Kentucky’s Urban-Rural Divide." The webinar event is set for 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 18. Earlier programs centered on health care and education.
From Jacqueline Pitts story on The Bottom Line News:
Did the pandemic affect urban and rural schools differently? Do students in rural school districts have as many options for educational choice as students in urban districts? Are both urban and rural districts struggling to attract and retain teachers?
"A new study by University of Kentucky researchers estimates the return to in-person learning in Texas last fall led to at least 43,000 additional COVID-19 cases and 800 deaths within the first two months."
Full Story at UKNOW.