At the 2023 National Forum to Advance Rural Education, the NREA unveiled the 2023 edition of the Why Rural Matters
report, in partnership with T-Mobile and Rural Schools Collaborative. This report has seen a lot of media attention, most recently in this article from The 74
drawing out the aspects of the report focused on the impact of COVID-19 in rural schools. We encourage you to read this article
, and if you haven't already, be sure to visit our website
for more information about Why Rural Matters
and to view the full report.