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C-I-A Session 3 Presentation 2: "Promoting Academic Success of Rural Students: Translating Research into Practice"

Douglas Clayton Smith, Ph.D.Western Kentucky University

Stephen Miller, Ph.D.Western Kentucky University

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Rural Education


From April 3-4, the National Center for Research on Rural Education (R2Ed) hosted Connect-Inform-Advance, the 2013 National Conference on Rural Education Research

With a theme of Promoting Academic Success of Rural Students, the conference:
  1. Assembled education researchers, practitioners and policymakers from across the country
  2. Fostered dialogue about research-supported influences of teaching, family engagement, community involvement, school environment and contextual factors on the academic success of rural students
  3. Provided a research platform for exploring current issues and future directions of rural schools and education policy
  4. Featured presentations, roundtable discussions, open panels and a conference-specific Twitter feed
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