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Can emerging internet technologies solve rural connectivity issues?

Broadband is an essential building block when it comes to building a strong digital economy. For this blog, we’ve put together three emerging wireless broadband technologies, their advantages and drawbacks, and why we believe that even if there are short-term solutions towns can use to provide better access now, communities need to keep fiber internet as their north star to stay competitive in a digital economy and connected world.

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What Employers Need to Know About Remote Work

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By giving rural America unprecedented access to the national job market, remote work will make it easier to connect rural talent with high-paying jobs. And with remote work going widespread, many urban dwellers might reconsider where they’re living, bringing their talent and income to small towns nationwide.

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Report: Higher ed’s key role in rural innovation ecosystems

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Innovation and tech economies are the key to rural America’s future—and rural higher education institutions (IHEs) can play a huge role in building the ecosystems that support that work. While many rural communities have been left out of the country’s digital revolution, higher ed institutions bring the resources and expertise that can power small towns’ transition into tech-based opportunity.

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The Rural Edge: How One Rural Startup Is Making Moonshots Possible

At CORI, we are interested in broadening the conversation about rural America and sharing stories from local change agents and entrepreneurs who are driving innovation in the small towns and communities they call home. Our Rural Edge series features conversations with the people who are changing the narrative about what’s possible in rural America.

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A Message From Our Founder

Every person and organization needs to decide on the most effective way they can contribute to the change that many in our country—especially people of color on the front lines—are fighting for. Those of us who benefit from the privilege of whiteness, whether urban or rural, must be particularly motivated to real, concrete action and support.

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The Rural Edge: AI on the banks of the Mississippi River

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At CORI, we are interested in broadening the conversation about rural America and sharing stories from local change agents and entrepreneurs who are moving the needle and driving innovation in the small towns and communities they call home. Our Rural Edge series features conversations from the people who are changing the narrative about what it means to be from rural America.

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