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November 16, 2012

AERA Highlights 11/13/12

Another item from Tuesday’s inbox…


Newsworthy Research in November Educational Researcher

The November issue of Educational Researcher includes, in addition to the 2012 AERA Presidential Address, three articles of research significance that have important policy implications for student achievement, bullying in schools, and methods for quantifying student retention rates. Read more

Education Writers Association Invites AERA to Cohost 2013 National Seminar
The Education Writers Association has invited AERA to continue to cohost EWA’s National Seminar in 2013. Read more

AERA’s Centennial and Moving Forward With Histories
In 2016 AERA will commemorate one hundred years of service to advancing knowledge and scholarly inquiry related to education and promoting the use of research to improve education. Read more

AERA Events and Activities

AERA Committees Convene and Contribute to Planning

The AERA 2012 Coordinated Committee Meeting (CCM), led by President Bill Tierney, was held in Washington, D.C., on October 26–27. Read more

Siddle Walker Presents 2012 Brown Lecture, Draws Packed House and Worldwide Audience
On October 26th, Vanessa Siddle Walker, the Samuel Dobbs Professor of Educational Studies at Emory University, presented the 2012 AERA Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research in Washington, D.C. Read more

AERA Opportunities

Amateur Film Festival Announcement
The Inaugural Film Festival at the 2013 Annual Meeting in San Francisco will include an amateur film competition. Read more

AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop
Deadline: December 7, 2012
AERA invites fellowship applications for an Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop to be held at the 2013 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Read more

Renew Your AERA Membership Today
It’s time to renew your AERA membership for 2013. Read more

Research Policy News

Strategic Directions for the NSF Education and Human Resources Directorate
The Advisory Committee for the Education and Human Resources (EHR) Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) met on November 7–8 to be briefed and examine strategic directions for EHR. Read more

AERA Governance Minutes

AERA Council Minutes
June 23-24, 2012.
  Read more

AERA Executive Board Minutes
June 22, 2012. Read more

AERA Highlights is published by the American Educational Research Association monthly in order to inform members and others interested in education research about the latest news and developments in AERA and in the field.
Editor: Felice J. Levine
Managing Editor: Amy Weiss
Contributors: Alastair Hamilton, Arnita Jones, Ashley Lusk, Patricia Martin, Alana Schwartz, Gerald Sroufe, Christy Talbot, George Wimberly, Martha Yager

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