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Southern Rural Development Center: Discovering New Ideas, Applying New Strategies - This is the website for the Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC). The SRDC seeks to strengthen the capacity of the region's 29 land-grant institutions to address critical contemporary rural development issues impacting the well-being of people and communities in the rural South. (Southern Rural Development Center, January 2012)...

The National Research Center on Rural Education Support (NRCRES) - NRCRES conducts a focused program of research to seek solutions to common problems in rural education, and thus increase the quality of services to children in rural communities....

National Rural Education Association (NREA) - Founded in 1907, NREA is an organization of rural school administrators, teachers, school board members, regional service agency personnel, researchers, business leaders and others interested in maintaining the vitality of rural school systems. The NREA Web site features various resources, links, news and information about upcoming state and national events and activities, as well as the organization’s online journal, The Rural Educator....

Organizations Concerned About Rural Education (OCRE) - OCRE is a coalition of two dozen national and regional organizations dedicated to the improvement of public education and economic development in rural America. Its Web site provides a variety of information, including news summaries, publications, links to other Web sites and an online toolkit to help build and sustain support for public education....

The Rural School and Community Trust - A “virtual” organization with a small national office in Washington and a large field staff working in various locations across the country. The organization’s work, supported in part by the Annenberg Foundation, focuses on strengthening relationships between rural schools and communities and engaging students in community-based public work. Its Web site provides access to a wide variety of resources, links and publications....

Navigating Resources for Rural Schools - Maintained by the National Center for Education Statistics, this Web site offers up-to-date data, studies and tabulations on rural education, as well as links to various agencies and services that provide assistance to rural schools and districts....


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