The voice of all rural schools and communities across the United States.
In an increasingly confusing system, the National Rural Education Association helps rural educators navigate through the noise by finding and helping them use the resources needed to educate today’s students. Whether that’s a rundown on current legislation and how it affects rural communities or guidance on how to meet specific educational needs within your community, our national organization can help. We also help in the publication of your research because we believe in the value of shared knowledge. We are your advocates—your voice—in education.
New Research Shows Crises Facing Rural Students, Looks Critically at Distribution of Resources (Why Rural Matters)
Why Rural Matters 2023 Highlights Need for National Discourse on All Aspects of Rural Education, including Poverty, Inequities, and Students’ Mental, Emotional, and Physical Well-Being CHATTANOOGA, TN – The Why Rural Matters 2023 report examines the needs and...
Submitted by Amy Price AzanoDirector, Center for Rural Education This past October, two centers at Virginia Tech–the Center for Rural Education and the Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies–kicked off a mentoring program on Virginia Tech’s campus....
This article was originally published by the LEARN Network here. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately one in five public school students are enrolled in a school with a rural designation.1 Rural schools face unique...
Laurie Ross teaches English to 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students at Lost River Junior/Senior High School in the small town Merrill, Oregon, population 830. In addition to English, Laurie also serves as the high school robotics instructor at Lost River. This year,...
by Dr. Arnold Hillman Generally, I am not a doom sayer. I have a long fuse when it comes to particular actions of both state legislatures and the federal government. Since I am now an old fogie, I have seen many things come and go. It is rare to see things that...
in rural schools
in 50 states
and 5 countries