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5 Ideas to Improve Rural Education in America

by Vicki Davis
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Today Daisy Dyer Duerr @DaisyDyerDuerr reimagines what rural education can be. Rural education has a significant majority of perpetually impoverished counties in America. Additionally, only 55% of rural America has broadband access versus 94% of urban America. This digital divide and poverty create unique challenges. Daisy gives us five ideas to address them.

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In today's show, we'll discuss:

  • Promoting more broadband access
  • Helping schools no longer be engines of Exodus but places of opportunity
  • The need for more rural education advocacy
  • An example of a rural program from the Farm Bureau that is an exemplary idea we can use in education
  • An idea for partnering with higher education to better understand the specific needs of rural education.

I hope you enjoy this episode with Daisy!

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Full Bio


Daisy Dyer Duerr

Daisy Dyer Duerr, EdS
As the CEO of Redesigning Rural Education, LLC, Daisy is a National Keynote Speaker, Education Consultant, and Leadership Coach. She is an NASSP Digital Principal, and was a featured panelist & Principal of 1st rural school featured @ Digital Learning Day Live! (2015). Daisy spent her last 4 years in public education (2011-2015) as a “Turnaround Principal” of a Rural, Isolated, Pre-K-12 Public School.

She’s served as Principal of 2 Schools recognized as “Model Schools” by Dr. Daggett’s ICLE. Daisy testified in front of the FCC in Washington, D.C. as an advocate for Rural Broadband.

Daisy currently hosts “Totally Rural,” a National Podcast bringing attention to Rural Business and Education issues, promoting advocacy in across the rural American space. Daisy continues to be an advocate for ALL students in every ZIP CODE. She was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Lyon College in 2015 & also appeared on Arkansas Times’ “2015 Top 20 Innovators in Arkansas” list.

www.daisydyerduerr.com

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2 comments

Stephen J. Robinson March 28, 2017 - 3:01 pm

Thanks for article! I think that this problem is urgent not only in America so that government of every country should do something in order to provide good education for all citizens.

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Calvin March 29, 2017 - 6:29 am

Broadband access will always improve things but there are so many ways (some mentioned here) that we can do to improve rural education now. Thank you for sharing!

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