Rural Achievement Mostly Better Than 40 Years Ago

Diette Courrege reports on a project at   , which looks at achievement in rural America over the last 40 years.

they point out a couple of areas where statistics aren’t in rural communities’ favor, specifically the widening gap between rural and urban areas for the percentage of adults with college degrees. Rural areas have improved that percentage to 15.4, but they’re further behind the national average (27.9 percent) and urban areas (30 percent) than they’ve been in the past 40 years

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