The National Rural Education Advocacy Coalition (NREAC) identified the following major federal advocacy priorities:
- Preserve critical federal funding for rural schools
- Consideration of the needs of rural schools by the Trump/DeVos Administration
- Protect rural schools from privatization schemes
MREA Board Members Luther Heller, Montevideo, and Scott Vedbraaten, Browerville, represented Minnesota in Washington at the NREAC annual meeting to set the agenda and lobby our Minnesota congressional delegation.