Cultivating a Competitive Advantage: How Rural Counties Are Growing Economies with Local Assets and Regional Partners Case studies of rural counties using creative methods to improve their economies. Includes examples that involve the healthcare sector and address issues that impact health. Organization: National Association of Counties. Date: 11 / 2014
Rural America at a Glance, 2014 Edition Highlights indicators of social and economic conditions in rural areas. Focuses
on employment trends, poverty, population trends and educational attainment in rural versus urban areas. Organization: USDA Economic Research Service. Date: 11 / 2014
Encourage Community College Innovation To Promote Middle-Skill Career Pathways, According to Report A more innovative economy does not have to lead to greater inequality, as long as educational pathways exist for middle-skill workers, according to a new report from Jobs for the Future and Achieving the Dream. The groups' Middle-Skill STEM State Policy Framework provides a set of strategic goals for states to link the community college experience with the
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