White House Rural Council Announces Rural Online Community

Last Updated: June 26, 2012

This article appeared in the June 2012 Rural Policy Matters.

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A June 13 posting to “Homeroom,” the official blog of the U.S. Department of Education announced a new online initiative of the White House Rural Council.

According to the post, the initiative will create an online platform to connect educators to “resources, tools, colleagues, experts, and learning activities, both within and beyond schools.”

One goal is to “overcome distance and increase collaboration to accelerate student achievement in rural schools”

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