Arizona Rural
Schools Association
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Welcome to Our Blog 

Be sure to check back frequently so you can catch up on the latest blog posts. We hope that you will enjoy all the articles. 

The Education Deserts of Rural America

One in three Montanans lives more than 60 minutes from the nearest college campus.

Are You Ready for REAP Funding?

Rural Education Achievement Program – Small Rural Schools Achievement (REAP-SRSA) is a federal grant program that provides supplemental funding for eligible schools in rural areas. Over the last five years, there have been a number of changes to the program that affect eligibility and access.

It's Summertime and the Livin' is Easy

Well that’s a crock if you are an administrator in any sized school district huh!

People do not realize that getting ready for the new school year, approving requisitions, budget revisions and budget assembly for approval by ADE, and last but not least is trying to fill any teaching vacancies, with quality people. 

ARSA Update

Hello ARSA

I want to say it has been a great pleasure to go around the state attending the county meetings with the ASBA and attending various county administration meetings. Hearing about what is happening in our rural schools has renewed my enthusiasm for all that you do.