Tag: Rural districts

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

4-day school week picks up steam in rural Texas districts

April 19, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

A small number of mostly rural districts in southern Texas are switching to four-day school weeks beginning in the 2022-23 school year to primarily help retain teachers and students. In mid-March, the Jasper Independent School District in Texas made headlines […]

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Rural districts are quicker to return to in-person learning

May 25, 2021

Via: eSchool News

About 42 percent of rural school districts in the U.S. offered fully in-person instruction as of February, compared with only 17 percent for urban districts, according to a new RAND Corporation survey of school district leaders. The opposite pattern held […]