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DOEd. Institute of Education Sciences. National Center for Education Statistics.

A database directory to locate the libraries in your area.

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USDA. Economic Research Service.

"Improving education may also be an effective economic development strategy for rural communities and regions. Counties with higher levels of educational attainment among the working-age population are less likely to be persistently poor or experience low employment rates."

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United States Department of Education.

"Designed to disseminate information regarding research and practice to stakeholders..."

National Health Service Corps

DHHS. Health Resources and Services Administration.

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U.S. General Services Administration.

"Find links to government and other kids' sites -- grouped by age and subject. Explore, learn, and have fun!"

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United States Department of Labor.

"A wide variety of programs to ensure that all youth have the skills and training they need to successfully make the transition to adulthood and careers."

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Association of American Medical Colleges.

"This searchable data base provides detailed information about many of the state and federal programs available to allopathic medicine and other health professions students."

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American Medical Association.

"FREIDA Online® is a database with over 9,000 graduate medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, as well as over 100 combined specialty programs"

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United States Department of Education.

"Our core mission is to ensure that all eligible individuals benefit from federal financial assistance-grants, loans and work-study programs-for education beyond high school."

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DOE. Institute of Educational Sciences. National Center for Education Statistics.

"This report brings together data from NCES and Census surveys and applies the new classification system to create a series of indicators on the status of education in rural America."

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC). U.S. Department of Education.

Searchable online database with many rural education items.

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American Indian College Fund.

Since the beginning of this initiative, "the number of tribal colleges and universities has grown to 32, located in 11 states and serving more than 250 American Indian Nations from every geographic region in the United States."

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Rural Community College Alliance.

"A network and advocacy group that helps build the capacity of member community colleges to improve the educational and economic prospects for rural America."

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American Association of Community Colleges and ecoAmerica.

"The Sustainability Education and Economic Development (SEED) Center aims to advance sustainability and green workforce development practices at community colleges by sharing innovative models and resources and building the capacity of college administrators, faculty, and staff to contribute as leaders."

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"A collaborative effort of 17 Federal agencies."

" is the official benefits website of the U.S. government, with information on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs."

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Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs.

"Offers Federally-developed interactive tools and other resources to help community organizations and partnerships in your efforts to support youth."

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Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs.

" is the U.S. government Web site that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs."

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United States Department of Education.

Federal Student Aid's core mission is to ensure that all eligible individuals benefit from federal financial assistance-grants, loans and work-study programs-for education beyond high school.

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Youth Volunteer Corps of America, Inc

Models have been established in communities nationwide. Programs are sponsored locally by diverse community-based organizations.

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American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation.

A listing of funding programs that assist with attracting and training interested family medicine students.

State Higher Education Agency

United States Department of Education.

Part of the Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD).

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United States Department of Labor.

Journal of Research in Rural Education

Center on Rural Education and Communities, Penn State University's College of Education.

National Rural Education Association

National Rural Education Association.

Organization of rural school administrators, teachers, board members, and others interested in maintaining the vitality of rural school systems across the USA.

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Youthbuild USA.

"Through the Initiative, YouthBuild USA strengthened the capacity of rural communities to support and train their young people for leadership and a meaningful, productive life within their home communities."