A greater percentage of rural residents than urban residents are uninsured, especially those living in remote areas
<li>Among adults over age 50, uninsured rates are highest in the most remote rural places<li>
Compared to urban adults, rural adults are less likely to be in employment situations where private coverage is offered.</li>
Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy
Health Insurance Profile Indicates Need to Expand Coverage in Rural Areas
Nellie Mae Education Foundation nominates Pious Ali for the Lawrence W. O'Toole Award
Pious Ali, Youth and Community Engagement Specialist in Cutler’s Children, Youth, and Families Programs, has been nominated for the Lawrence W. O’Toole Award by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. Pious is one of six nominees from the New England states.
The Nellie Mae Education Foundation believes that student-centered learning – where learning is personalized, engaging, competency-based and not restricted to the classroom – will prepare young people to graduate high school ready to contribute to their communities and succeed. This award is given out each year to an individual, school district, or non-profit that has exhibited great leadership in moving student-centered approaches to learning forward in the New England region.
The winner will be selected by online voting and will be awarded a $100,000 grant to help advance student centered learning!