Monthly Archives: February 2021

7 rural community colleges join forces to improve student outcomes |

The cohort will be part of an Achieving the Dream mission to bridge the equity and achievement gaps, strengthen digital workforce readiness, and build ‘resilience’ within their regions. More than 45 million U.S. residents live in rural communities, and many face challenges that those in urban areas do not experience: …

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Expansion of Charter will grow rural economy and present investment opportunity | New

Information provided by Charter Communications indicates that the company has received grants from the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund in 83 counties to provide services to more than 128,000 locations in North Carolina. The $ 142 million federal funding will be matched with about twice as much private funding in targeted …

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Axne Bill pushes loan relief to rural communities – KIWARadio.com

IARN – Iowa Third District Congresswoman Cindy Axne recently introduced a bill that would support rural businesses by providing up to nine months of USDA loan relief. At the end of last month, Axne co-sponsored the Rural Equal Aid Act which would cover the full principal, interest and charges on …

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Rural community in shock after Georgia raid on teachers’ vaccination clinic

ELBERTON, Georgia – This small town was still in shock on Friday, days after state health workers raided the county’s busiest medical clinic and seized its supply of Covid-19 vaccines because that the staff had given doses to the teachers. Some 470 injections of Pfizer vaccine were confiscated at the …

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