Tag: rural

Can the political divide be mended by bringing rural and urban students together?

JUDY WOODRUFF: Our special series on Rethinking College continues with a look at a unique program that aims to inspire a generation of leaders by bringing rural and urban college students together to talk about their differences. Hari Sreenivasan has our report for our regular education segment, Making the Grade. HARI SREENIVASAN: It’s only a three-hour drive, but it might...

The politics of rural education — interview with Ashley Jochim | VIEWPOINT

Ashley: So, as part of our national political conversation right now, I think there’s a larger discussion around people feeling like they’ve been left behind, that they’ve been neglected and not attended to, that they’re not getting their fair share of resources. And I think all of those concerns definitely dominate discussions around rural education. Andy: Ashley, welcome, from the...

Local 24 News political analyst & commentator Otis Sanford on Gov. Bill Lee’s tenure so far

FOCUS ON RURAL COUNTIES WHEN HE TOOK OFFICE… BUT IT APPEARS HIS PLAN MAY HAVE HIT A STUMBLING BLOCK.. LOCAL 24 POLITICAL ANALYST OTIS SANFORD SAYS LEE’S VIEWS ON HEALTHCARE JUST DON’T MEET THE NEEDS OF RURAL TENNESEANS.. HERE’S HIS POINT OF VIEW. OTIS SANFORD/REPORTIN G When Tennessee Governor Bill Lee was running for the office last year, he promised...