As the official journal of the National Rural Education Association, The Rural Educator serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas among the rural education community. The journal aims to provide a greater understanding of the strengths and needs of rural education and to provide rural educators with resources that support their work.
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Current Issue: Volume 44, Number 3 (2023)
“I Just Kind of Felt like Country Come to Town:” College Student Experiences for Rural Students at one Flagship University
Phillip D. Grant and Dena Kniess
Conceptualizing Rurality in Education Policy: Comparative Evidence from Missouri
Abby Burrola, Dorothy Rohde-Collins, and J. Cameron Anglum
Promising Practice Article
The Benefits of University Faculty as P-12 Substitute Teachers
Odin Jurkowski, Deanna Jurkowski, and Rene Burress
Policy Brief: An Interview with U. S. Department of Education Director of Rural Engagement Julia Cunningham
Devon Brenner and Julia Cunningham
The 2023 Whippoorwill Award: The 2023 Whippoorwill Award: Complex Representations of Rural Identities and Places
Chea L. Parton, Erika L. Bass, Devon Brenner, Kate E. Kedley, Alan Hoffmann, Jennifer Sanders, Jacqueline Yahn Mrs., and Michael Young
Children in a rural southeastern Ohio school plant “Seeds in a Bag” during a STEM event led by teacher candidates. Photo credit: Sara Hartman.