Urging rural schools to rise to the challenges of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige on Sept. 25 hosted a virtual town hall meeting intended to showcase how technology is helping schools in four largely remote states comply with the law's demands.

The hour-long webcast, featuring presentations by lawmakers, education officials, local educators, and students, explored efforts under way in Montana, West Virginia, New Mexico, and Iowa to achieve better results and close the distance between students and educators in sparsely populated regions.

Presenters said


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