Building Strong Urban and Rural Locals
The National Education Association actively supports the development of programs that recognize and deal with the particular needs of students, educators, school employees and communities in the nation's vast rural areas.
The National Rural Education Association (NREA) is the oldest established national organization of its kind in the United States. Formerly known as the REA, the Association traces its origins back to 1907 when it was originally founded as the Department of Rural Education.
The Rural School and Community Trust is a national nonprofit organization addressing the crucial relationship between good schools and thriving communities.