Description for the Rural 800 rural school district U.S. map

The map of the United States displaying the Rural 800 districts, that is, districts with the highest Title I student eligibility rate, does not include Alaska since the report focused on 15 states in the lower southern and southwestern portion of the United States. Additionally, it also does not include Hawaii because, as Johnson et al. (2010) note, “[Hawaii] is a single statewide non-rural district” (p.5). The highest concentration of Rural 800 school districts is recorded in red on the map noting the fifteen southern and southwestern "target" states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia.

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