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Rural and remote schools: Advancing equity through deeper learning


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  • Nikkie Whaley   |   Arizona School Boards Association

Who Arizona's Rural Students Are Graphic By Mary Irish/AZEdNews

Rural and remote schools serve students in non-urban areas with less than 50,000 residents.

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What is considered a rural area graphic by Mary Irish/AZEdNews

While 64% of Arizona’s students reside in Maricopa County, about 75% of all school districts are outside that county.

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Percentage of Arizona’s students and schools graphic by Mary Irish/AZEdNews

In Arizona, 67 percent of rural students are from low-income families and 59 percent of rural students are minorities.

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Who Arizona’s rural students are graphic by Mary Irish/AZEdNews

Learn more about Arizona School Board’s January 2020 Webinar on Advancing Equity through Deeper Learning: Rural/Remote, by viewing the PowerPoint and listening to the webinar recording.