National Rural Education Association
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Free Online Event

Education Week offers a big-picture look at how states, districts, schools, and education companies can better serve students through personalized learning. In this free online event, "Pathways to Personalized Learning," Education Week journalists and guests will staff online discussion rooms on a host of topics. This event will be Thursday, December 6, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. If you have an interest in participating, please register online.

The Class of 2030 and Life-Ready Learning

Discover how schools across the world are set to handle the onslaught of technologies shifting the way we teach, learn to work, and especially as the kindergartners of today become the graduates of 2030. Please take a moment to read The Class of 2030 and Life-Ready Learning through the latest edition of our NREA UPdate

Rural America at a Glance, 2018 Edition

This report highlights recent social and economic conditions in rural America, focusing on county-level trends in population, employment, poverty, and aging. This report is available through the latest edition of our NREA UPdate

2018-2019 Monsanto Fund National Rural Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Wade Owlett as the 2018-2019 Monsanto Fund National Rural Teacher of the Year. You can read more about Wade and his accomplishments on our Award Winners page.

Find Teen Rehab Centers

The Find Teen Rehab Centers Near You technology uses your location to generate a local listing of all the teen rehab centers in and around your community. is a community-based public benefit website connecting people to the addiction resources they need. This resource is free to the public.