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 4 (2023)
“There's an unspoken set of rules”: Rural education in the Northern Plains
Louise M. Yoho and Jarrett D. Moore
Rural Teachers’ and Non-Rural Teachers’ Motivations to Teach: Differences and Similarities
David J. Leech, Nancy L. Leech, Evan McClintock, and Carolyn A. Haug
Rural Teachers’ Burnout, Well-Being, and COVID-19 Related Stress During the Pandemic
Jennifer D. Deaton, L. DiAnne Borders, Carrie Wachter Morris, Jasmine L. Garland McKinney, Saron Fantahun, and Alexandria N. Smith
Examining the Relationship of Teacher and Peer Belonging to Rural Attachment and Community Aspirations Among Diverse Rural Youth
Greysi Irdam, Angela Starrett, Matthew J. Irvin, Christine Lotter, and Jan A. Yow
Promising Practice Article
Promising Practice: Book Studies as Professional Development for Rural Teachers
Erika L. Bass and Anthony Olson
Why Rural Matters 2023: Centering Equity and Opportuniy: A Discussion with the Research Team
Sara L. Hartman, Jerry Johnson, Daniel Showalter, Karen Eppley, and Bob Klein