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 2 (2023)

Research Articles


In Their Own Words: Student Mental Health in Rural, Low Socioeconomic High Schools
Jason E. Hughes, Jonathan D. Ulmer, J. Spencer Clark, Brandie Disberger, Gaea Hock, and Jason Ellis

Review of Research

Promising Practice Article

Policy Brief