Friday, November 22, 2019

Quick hits: Colorado town tries to attract new teachers; how big-box retailers can revitalize health care

Here's a roundup of stories with rural resonance; if you do or see similar work that should be shared on The Rural Blog, email us at

A small Colorado town is trying innovative ways to attract new teachers, CBS News reports. Watch the video here.

How big-box retailers can revitalize health care. Read more here.

A Federal Communications Commission report says rural-urban broadband gap is narrowing, but data should be taken with a grain of salt, since it's self-submitted by internet providers. Read more here.

The gap in rural-urban pediatric mortality rates is widening, according to a Health Affairs report. Read more here.

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