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Deborah Loewenberg Ball Voted AERA President-Elect
Deborah Loewenberg Ball, the William H. Payne Collegiate Professor in education and an Arthur F. Thurnau professor at the University of Michigan, has been voted president-elect of AERA.

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Study: Math Gains Found From 'Ready To Learn'
Education Week, April 19, 2016

How Students' Emotions Affect Their Schooling
Education Week, April 19, 2016

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AERA to Publish New Edition of the Handbook of Research on Teaching
March 2016

The fifth edition of the Handbook of Research on Teaching, AERA’s essential resource for scholars and students dedicated to the study of teaching and learning, will be released at the 2016 Annual Meeting.
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A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Interventions Aimed to Prevent or Reduce Violence in Teen Dating Relationships
Review of Education Research

In this study, the authors provide a quantitative synthesis of empirical evaluations of school-based programs implemented in middle and high schools that sought to prevent or reduce incidents of dating violence.
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Value Added Models
Over the past decade, the use of value‐added models (VAM) in teacher and administrator evaluation has grown nationally, while becoming one of education’s most controversial issues. 
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Measurement Matters: Assessing Personal Qualities Other Than Cognitive Ability for Educational Purposes

Angela L. Duckworth (University of Pennsylvania)
David Scott Yeager (University of Texas at Austin)

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