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north dakota Funding Lawsuit on Hold

...ent at time of posting, but may require registration or expire over time. Nine school districts in north dakota have agreed to stay a school funding lawsuit pending the outcome of the next legislative session. The lawsuit, Williston Public School District No. 1 v. State, alleges inadequate and inequitable school funding due in part to heavy reliance on local property taxes and lack of equalization in the calculations that determine distribution of the state portion of funding. The agreement rea...
Date: 2006-04-01

Alternative Ways to Achieve Cost Effective Schools

...e structures. For example, only nine states (Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, north dakota, Ohio, Vermont, Nebraska) scored above the national average in both 8th grade mathematics and 8th grade science on the most recent test. All of these states have highly decentralized governance structures with many small local schools, many locally elected school boards, and many local superintendents. Eliminating districts almost always results in eliminating schools, too. Be...
Date: 2003-06-01

Anything But Research-based: State Initiatives to Consolidate Schools and Districts

...icts below a certain size. Other states provide additional funding at the school or district level. north dakota provides additional funding for both small schools and small districts. Sparsity funding. Separate from small size funding, some states provide additional funding for districts where population is less than a certain number of people (or students) per square mile. Some states, California for example, provide additional funding for "necessary" or "isolated" sma...
Date: 2006-03-06

Fact and Figures About States Where More Than One-Third of All Students Are Enrolled in Rural Districts

...rural district in the following states (in ascending order): New Hampshire, Montana, Georgia, Iowa, north dakota, West Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina, Kentucky, South Dakota, Alabama, and North Carolina. In addition more than half of all students attend school in a rural district in Mississippi (56.5% of all students); Maine (57.2%), and Vermont (57.5%). Source: Why Rural Matters 2013–2014. Read more from the December 2014 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2014-12-17

Fact and Figures: 16 States With High Rural Student Populations

...Carolina (47.2%), South Dakota (42.5%), South Carolina (40.0%), Alabama (39.7%), Tennessee (38.7%), north dakota (38.6%), Kentucky (38.5%), West Virginia (37.6%), New Hampshire (35.8%), Arkansas (35.5%), Georgia (34.8%), Iowa (34.3%), and Montana (33.9%). (Why Rural Matters, 2011–12. Data source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, Public School Universe, 2008–09.)   Read more from the August 2012 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2012-08-27

Facts and Figures About Elected Chief State School Officers

...ucation)? Answer: Fourteen. Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, North Carolina, north dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Read more from the December 2008 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2008-12-03

Facts and Figures about Rural Teacher Salaries

...quivalent (a proxy for measuring full-time teacher salaries)? Answer: In order from lowest salary: north dakota, South Dakota, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Nebraska, Montana, Alabama, Idaho, Kansas, and Florida. (Why Rural Matters, 2011–12. Data source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, Public School Universe, 2008–09.) Read more from the May 2012 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2012-05-29

Facts and Figures About States and Rural Student Enrollment

...   Answer: Twelve. Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, north dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, and West Virginia.   Read more from the April 2009 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2009-05-05

Facts and Figures About States That Have More Than Half Their Schools in Rural Communities

...nities? Answer: South Dakota (76.9% of schools are located in rural communities); Montana (74.9%); north dakota (72.1%); Vermont (71.3%); Maine (67.4%); Alaska (65.5%); Nebraska (59.6%); Wyoming (57.0%); Arkansas (54.2%); Iowa (54.2%); Oklahoma (52.5%); New Hampshire (51.9%); Alabama (51.6%); and West Virginia (51.4%).   (Source: Why Rural Matters, 2009, based on data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, Public School Unive...
Date: 2010-07-23

Facts and Figures About States Where at Least Half of the Rural Districts Are Smaller Than the National Rural Median

...rural average. The states are concentrated in New England and the Great Plains and include Montana, north dakota, Vermont, Nebraska, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Maine, Alaska, California, New Hampshire, Oregon, Kansas, Arizona, Missouri, Idaho, Washington, Illinois, Massachusetts and Texas. Source: Why Rural Matters 2013–2014. Read more from the November 2014 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2014-11-24

Facts and Figures about States With Most Schools in Rural Places

... schools located in a rural place? Answer: South Dakota (78.6%), Montana (75.1%), Vermont (73.7%), north dakota (72.4%), Maine (66.8%), Alaska (63.3%), Nebraska (56.3%), Wyoming (56.1%), Arkansas (55.2%), Oklahoma (53.9%), West Virginia (53.4%), Iowa (53.2%), Mississippi (51.2%), New Hampshire (51.0%), and North Carolina (50.2%). In addition, more than 49% of schools are located in rural areas in Kentucky (49.8%), Kansas (49.8%), and Alabama (49.1%). Source: U.S. Department of Education, Natio...
Date: 2012-06-25

Facts and Figures About States With the Highest Percentage of Schools in Rural Communities

....9% of schools are located in rural communities), followed by Montana (74.9% of schools are rural); north dakota (72.1% of schools are rural); Vermont (71.3% of schools are rural); and Maine (67.4% of schools are located in rural communities). Read more from the August 2010 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2010-08-25

Facts and Figures About States with the Highest Percentage of Small Rural Districts

...tters. Question: Which eight states have the highest percentage of small rural districts? Answer: north dakota, Montana, Vermont, South Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Maine, and Alaska. Read more from the October 2010 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2010-10-26

Facts and Figures About States With the Lowest Average Salary Expenditures for Instructional Staff in Rural Schools

...$37,932 (expressed as full time equivalent/FTE for all instructional staff). Alabama is followed by north dakota at $38,895 per instructional staff member; South Dakota at $39,713; Oklahoma at $39,713; and Missouri at $40,683. The national rural average is $51,111. Read more from the April 2011 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2011-04-26

Facts and Figures About States With the Lowest Average Teacher Salaries in Rural Districts

...: Alabama has the lowest average expenditures for rural instructional staff at $37,932, followed by north dakota ($38,895), South Dakota ($39,713), Oklahoma ($39,745), and Missouri ($40,683). The national average is $51,111. Read more from the May 2010 Rural Policy Matters....
Date: 2010-05-25