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Small Investments Yield Big Dividends

Small Investments Yield Big Dividends Partnership Giving Project Engages Arkansas Communities The Rural Schools Collaborative (RSC) and its partners believe that small investments will yield big dividends in rural communities. In other words, it doesn’t take a million dollars to[...]

Youth Essay Contest

                    Youth Essay Contest Why is your rural school important to you? Write an essay (up to 500 words) describing the importance of your rural school to you and your community.[...]

2016 Champions of Rural Arkansas

                      Rural Community Alliance presented its 2016 Champions of Rural Arkansas awards at a reception held April 22 in Little Rock.  The event was sponsored by Arkansas Electric Cooperatives. Honorees[...]

Rural teachers grant opportunity

The Rural Schools Collaborative is now accepting applications for its 2016 Grants in Place program. Click here for application. Deadline is March 15, 2016. This modest classroom grant program is open to any certified teacher employed in a U.S. rural[...]

Forced charter schools biggest threat to public education in years

Summary of HB1733 HB1733 would establish the “Achievement School District” (ASD) to place any school in Academic Distress under the direct control of the Commissioner of Education and whoever he appoints to run the ASD.  HERE’S WHAT WOULD HAPPEN NEXT:[...]