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AERA Executive Director Comments on Obama Administration's New Guidance on the Voluntary Use of Race to Support Diversity in Higher Education

September 27, 2013 - Felice J. Levine, executive director of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Education’s release of new guidance to colleges and universities on the voluntary use of race to support diversity in postsecondary education. Read more

AERA Executive Director Comments on Supreme Court’s Fisher Ruling

June 25, 2013 - Felice J. Levine, executive director of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to send the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin affirmative action case back to the Fifth Circuit Court. Read more
 
 
AERA Presents Amicus Brief on Strength of Science in Major Affirmative Action Case
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September 27, 2012



         

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AERA et al. Bring Science to Bear in Major Affirmative Action Case
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The American Educational Research Association has filed an amicus brief as Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin comes before the U.S. Supreme Court. “AERA has a fundamental interest in the accurate presenta­tion of educa­tion research on these impor­tant ques­tions of law,” asserted Felice Levine, the association’s executive director.  
 
 
   
     
   
 
 
 
AERA's Amicus Brief
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Read the full text of the brief as well as supporting documentation.
 
 
Additional Information on AERA et al. Brief
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For information on the amicus brief co-signers, links to articles cited in AERA et al. amicus brief, and media coverage
 
 
Other Information and Resources
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For links to the research amicus briefs, the transcript of the oral argument, and the recorded oral argument, click here.
 
 
History and Context
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Backgound of AERA's amicus brief in Fisher vs. University of Texas at Austin case.
 
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