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Expanding economic and educational opportunity in distressed rural areas

Expanding economic and educational opportunity in distressed rural areas

a conceptual framework for the Rural Community College Initiative.

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Published by MDC in Chapel Hill, NC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMDC, Inc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2001/06834 (L)
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3966785M
LC Control Number2001272375

Low capacity of schools in rural areas to complete their own budget by extra budgetary funds: • Low level of donations and sponsorships by businesses due to generalized condition of poverty and low diversification of economic activities in rural areas, as well as degradation in general, the idea of the charity for education. â Cited by: 1. icy. Generating economic growth and job opportunities has become a key priority in low (or lower) density regions. Advancing rural development policy and analysis The New Rural Paradigm was a response to changing conditions in rural areas. Statistical evidence shows that agriculture is .

Education and Economic Outcomes in Rural America Alexander Marre [email protected] Southern Legislative Conference Webinar J The views expressed here are the author’s alone and should not be attributed to the Economic Research Service or the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These loans are targeted to high- or persistent-poverty areas. Re-lenders must demonstrate that they have experience making loans in these economically distressed rural areas. This expertise enables the re-lenders to provide technical assistance and financial expertise to help applicants access capital that may not have been available to them.

  In rural areas of industrialized societies, food production as a basis for growth and employment has been declining for many decades. In the Global South, on the other hand, food production is still often the most important factor for socio-economic : Taylor And Francis. many young adults to move from rural areas to metropolitan areas in search of employment opportunities. Some small cities and towns in rural areas are using smart growth approaches to development to slow or reverse these economic and migration trends while improving their environments. A clean.


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Expanding Economic and Educational Opportunity in Distressed Rural Areas A Conceptual Framework for the Rural Community College Initiative > > > > > > > > A national demonstration MDC, Inc.

of the Ford Foundation September The Rural Community College Initiative (RCCI) was a demonstration program designed and managed by MDC to strengthen rural community colleges. Funded by the Ford Foundation from toRCCI helped 24 community and tribal colleges in the nation's most economically distressed regions to move their people and communities toward prosperity.

DOCUMENT RESUME. ED RC TITLE Expanding Economic and Educational Opportunity in Distressed. Rural Areas: A Conceptual Framework for the Rural Community College Initiative.

INSTITUTION MDC, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC. SPONS AGENCY Ford Foundation, New York, NY. PUB DATE NOTE 24p.; "A national demonstration of the Ford. Educational attainment is closely linked to labor market outcomes. While rural areas are closing the gap with urban areas in high school completion, there is a large and growing gap in college and postgraduate educational attainment, even among young adults.

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