For Immediate Release
SEPTEMBER 27, 8:30 AM, WASHINGTON, DC
WHO: The American Educational Research Association (AERA), with co-sponsors American Sociological Association, American Statistical Association, Association for the Study of Higher Education, Law and Society Association, and Linguistic Society of America.
WHAT: Media briefing to discuss the AERA, et al. amicus brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court on Fisher v. University of Texas, Austin. The briefing will outline scientific evidence on the use of race as one factor in the University’s admissions policy and issues relevant to this critically important higher education case scheduled for hearing on October 10, 2012.
Speakers will include:
WHEN: Thursday, September 27, 2012
WHERE: The National Press Club
The Conference Rooms
This event will be webcast live at www.aera.net
For additional information or to reach AERA Communications, call Lucy Cunningham at 202 238-3234 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is the national interdisciplinary research association for approximately 25,000 scholars who undertake research in education. Founded in 1916, AERA aims to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good. www.aera.net