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March 15, 2013

AERA Highlights: Secretary Duncan to Speak at 2013 Annual Meeting

Yet another item from Wednesday’s inbox..

March 2013


Duncan, Olivas, Tienda, Noguera Highlight 2013 Annual Meeting
Four prominent education researchers, including U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will speak at the upcoming AERA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Read more

Joyce King Voted as AERA President-Elect
Joyce E. King, a Georgia State University professor who is expert in teacher education and Black culture and education, has been voted president-elect of the AERA. Her term as president begins at the conclusion of AERA’s 2014 Annual Meeting, after one year of service as president-elect. Read more

Full 2013 AERA Election Results
A complete guide to the results of the 2013 AERA General Elections, including Council Members-at-Large, Division Vice President and Secretary positions, and SIG and Graduate Student Council results. Read more

New AERA Fellows to Be Inducted at 2013 Annual Meeting
AERA has announced the selection of 23 scholars as 2013 AERA Fellows. These individuals are being recognized for their exceptional scientific or scholarly contributions to education research or significant contributions to the field through the development of research opportunities and settings. Read more

AERA Makes First 12 Grants Through New ERSP Initiative
In February, 12 projects were selected to receive awards through the Education Research Service Projects (ERSP) initiative. This new AERA initiative is designed to encourage education researchers to offer their pro bono expertise to educational organizations, institutions, or other community groups that have identified and expressed a need for such assistance. Read more

New RRE Volume Released
This month, AERA releases the 2013 volume of Review of Research in Education (RRE). The volume, entitled “Extraordinary Pedagogies for Working Within School Settings Serving Nondominant Students,” includes ten informative chapters covering a broad array of sociocultural issues. Read more

News Worthy of Note

Sequestration Hits Federal Education Research Funding
On March 1, congressional inaction to reduce the federal deficit triggered sequestration, which refers to mandated across-the-board cuts to most federal spending. Read more

Academies Workshop on Common Rule, March 21-22: Attend in Person or Via Web Read more

Cora Marrett Appointed Acting NSF Director
Read More

AERA Important Announcements

Deadline Extended for AERA Education Research Conferences Program Read more

AERA Council Minutes
October 27, 2012. Read more

AERA Executive Board Minutes
October 28, 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 Editors: John Neikirk and Amy Weiss
Contributors: Nathan Bell, Alastair Hamilton, Ashley Lusk, Phat Nguyen, Sylvie Nguyen-Fawley, Christy Talbot, Martha Yager


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