Monday, March 5, 2012

Poverty and Rural Education

With rural areas getting hit hard with the economic downturn, it is important to look at the roles of education. Not getting a good education can increase your chances of living in poverty and living in an area with high poverty can decrease the quality of your education.

The Rural School and Community Trust put out a new edition of the report "Why Rural Matters 2011-2012: Statistical Indicators of the Condition of Rural Education in the 50 States" It is an interactive map so you can choose your state and get your statistics.

Here is the report:

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