Learning about Rural Higher Education in ‘Billionaire Wilderness’

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2023
From The Center

Last week, Open Campus and USA Today published a tale of two rural Teton Counties — one in Idaho, another in Wyoming — separated by a treacherous mountain pass and a staggering economic divide.

No county in America has an average per-capita income that comes close to Teton County, Wyoming — it’s $318,297, far more than the roughly $35,000 that’s the average in Teton County, Idaho.

I encourage you to read the piece, which deals with a number of issues being felt across rural America, from how educational institutions and...

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