May 20, 2014
A new report tracks how states support education in rural districts — and which states need to do more.
May 6, 2014
Some hospitals have come up with a counterintuitive way to save money: offer minor surgery for free.
Apr 29, 2014
For many low-income, rural Americans, healthcare needs are still not being met.
Apr 10, 2014
Rural hospitals are closing at a rate that’s starting to get some politicians’ attention.
Jan 25, 2014
When rural families leave to search for better jobs, schools scramble to make cuts -- and may even shut down.
Jan 23, 2014
Under the ACA, folks in rural towns seem to have the fewest healthcare choices. And they cost more to boot.
Aug 12, 2013
News coverage often tends to miss out on what's going on in small town America. A new project from The Atlantic and Marketplace hopes to remedy that problem.
Aug 1, 2013
A joint special project from The Atlantic and Marketplace looking at how the global economy is reshaping small town America.
Mar 16, 2012
As more and more people move to urban areas, how do you keep doctors down on the farm?
Apr 28, 2010
President Obama continued his two-day trip through rural America to talk about his economic efforts, clean-energy plans and the need to reform the...