Two from The Daily Yonder

Rural
School Enrollments: Diverse and Rising

After years of shrinking enrollments, rural school populations are on the
rise. Minority students and English Language Learners account for a high
proportion of the increase, and many of the poorest and poorest prepared
children are entering classrooms in states with the fewest resources to teach
them. . . . In the school year 2003-2004, nearly a half of all English Language
Learners (ELL) were enrolled in rural schools.

Poor
People are Moving to Already Poor, Rural Communities

There is a growing body of evidence that rural communities are poor because
poor people are moving there.

No comments yet... Be the first to leave a reply!

Leave a Reply

Switch to our mobile site