Vision: To serve rural education by providing an outlet for publishing peer-reviewed articles beneficial for outreach and continued research. CoRE is a scholarly publication committed to helping authors produce articles of relevance, excellence, and distinction.

Mission: CoRE is a peer-reviewed, open access publication committed to the improvement of rural education, teaching and learning by mentoring authors, providing support through the editing and development process leading to publication.

CoRE’s ultimate goals are:

  • To encourage and support the application of varied research methods and perspectives to investigate and promote rural education. 
  • To transform rural education at all levels by equipping practitioners and leaders through providing access to practical research and other educational resources. 
  • To create an apolitical, scholarly community focused on improving rural education for all.