To conduct rigorous, sophisticated, and interdisciplinary research that is responsive to needs identified by rural schools and communities; promote implementation of evidence-based practices in rural school settings; and facilitate engagement among researchers, practitioners, families, and youth to maximize educational outcomes and general well-being.
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Resources for Educators and Parents – to access during the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Rural Wisconsin ailing from workplace issues, a lack of housing and broadband December 28, 2020 - Wisconsin's new Office of Rural Prosperity says low wages, housing shortages and lack of high-speed internet access are among the issues faced by small towns and sparsely populated areas across the state.
- PBIS in Rural America: Addressing Barriers and Building on Strengths December 8, 2020 - OSEP Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
- Zablotsky B, Black LI. (2020) Prevalence of children aged 3–17 years with developmental disabilities, by Urbanicity: United States, 2015–2018 (PDF). National Health Statistics Reports; no 139. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics.
- Blackstock, J., Chae, K. B., Mauk, G. W., & McDonald, A. (2018). Getting Rural Children through the Door: Perceived Barriers to Mental Health Care for School-Aged Children in Rural Areas. The Rural Educator, 39(1). https://doi.org/10.35608/ruraled.v39i1.212