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Innovative Research

Do rural youth at four-year institutions differ from their metro counterparts in college experiences and pathways by which they pursue postsecondary education?  If so, how?
What can school districts and communities do about transient students?
How is the CREC expanding professional development?

Researchers Find Few Positives in Vermont's Proposed Educational Reforms, Recommend Plan to Support Community Schools--Recent proposed changes to Vermont’s educational system are unlikely to produce projected results, according to a new policy brief released by Penn State’s Center on Rural Education and Communities.

Find the answers to these questions and more by visiting our research page.

Contact

Dr. Kai A. Schafft
Director
204E Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802
E-mail:
Telephone: (814) 863-2031

View a complete list of center personnel, associates, and affiliates here.

JRRE

The Journal of Research in Rural Education is a peer-reviewed, open access e-journal.
The Journal of Research in Rural Education is a peer-reviewed, open access e-journal.
JRRE

We welcome single-study investigations, historical and philosophical analyses, research syntheses, theoretical pieces, and policy analyses from multiple disciplinary and methodological perspectives.

Innovative Research

What are the current and previous research initiatives of the Center on Rural Education and Communities?
What are the current and previous research initiatives of the Center on Rural Education and Communities?
Innovative Research

Learn more about CREC research initiatives by visiting the CREC Research page.

Contact

For any questions about the Center on Rural Education and Communities and center-affiliated activities, please contact Dr. Kai Schafft.
For any questions about the Center on Rural Education and Communities and center-affiliated activities, please contact Dr. Kai Schafft.
Contact

Kai Schafft
Director
204E Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-2031
E-mail: kas45@psu.edu