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April 26, 2017

AERA Highlights – April 2017

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April 2017

AERA News
AERA Publications News
Education Research Policy and Funding News
AERA Calls

Beyond AERA
AERA in the News


AERA News

Education Researchers March for Science
More than 100 researchers gathered the morning of Saturday, April 22, for a breakfast co-hosted by AERA, the American Sociological Association, and other scholarly societies, before heading to the National Mall to join thousands of other scientists for the March for Science.
Annual Meeting Opening Plenary to Address Challenges Facing Higher Education in a Diverse World
The 2017 Annual Meeting will formally kick off with an engaging event featuring three college leaders exploring the premises and purposes of higher education during these challenging times.
AERA Announces 2017 Award Winners in Education Research
AERA has announced the winners of its 2017 awards for excellence in education research. AERA will honor the recipients for their outstanding scholarship and service at the fifth annual Awards Luncheon, April 29, at the AERA Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
AERA Sixth Centennial Lecture Spotlights School Discipline in Boston 
On April 12, AERA held its sixth, and final, Centennial Lecture and Discussion Forum in Boston, with Russell Skiba of Indiana University as the featured lecturer.
AERA Council Approves Continuation of National Lecture Series
At its February meeting, AERA Council approved an extension of the association’s national lecture series programming. With Council’s approval, AERA will hold an additional four public lectures and forums at locations around the country in 2017 and 2018.
Three Annual Meeting Professional Development Courses to Be Offered Live Online  
Three courses from AERA’s rich and dynamic professional development and training program at the 2017 AERA Annual Meeting will be available via live-stream through the AERA Virtual Research Learning Center.
Inaugural Fellows Selected to the AERA-SRCD Early Career Fellowship in Early Childhood Education and Development
AERA and the Society for Research on Child Development SRCD at the beginning of April launched the AERA-SRCD Early Career Fellows in Early Childhood Education and Development.

AERA Publications News

AERA to Release Two New Books This Month
AERA will publish two books this month: Comparing Ethnographies: Local Studies of Education Across the Americas and Citizenship Education and Global Migration: Implications for Theory, Research, and Teaching.
Centennial Volume of AERJ Now Available
This month, AERA released the Centennial issue of the American Educational Research Journal, the association’s third and final Centennial journal issue.

Education Research Policy and Funding News

COSSA Holds 2017 Annual Meeting and Advocacy Day
COSSA held its 2017 Annual Meeting on March 29 and 30, which included Social and Behavioral Science Advocacy Day on March 30.

AERA Calls


Beyond AERA


AERA in the News

Recent media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research

More AERA in the News


AERA Highlights is published by the American Educational Research Association monthly 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: Tony Pals and John Neikirk
Contributors: Juliane Baron, Nathan Bell, McKinley Gillespie, Andrew Middleditch, Sylvie Nguyen-Fawley, Victoria Oms, David Presgraves, Christy Talbot, and Martha Yager

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