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Media Advisory: Marta Tienda, Leading Scholar on Immigration, Poverty, and Education, to Give 13th Annual Brown Lecture
The 13th Annual Brown Lecture will take place on Thursday, October 20, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

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U.S. Policy Makers Urged to Act on Degree Attainment Lag
Diverse Issues In Higher Education, October 23, 2016

Incumbent Hunt Berryman faces Billy Townsend for District 1 School Board Seat
News Chief, October 17, 2016

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AERA Consortium of Universities and Research Institutions Holds Fall Policy Meeting
September 2016

The AERA Consortium of Universities and Research Institutions met on September 18–19 for its annual two-day fall policy meeting in Washington, D.C. Representatives from more than 50 schools and colleges of education and research institutions attended.
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Should Students Assessed as Needing Remedial Mathematics Take College-Level Quantitative Courses Instead? A Randomized Controlled Trial
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis

In this study, the authors investigate how policies allowing students to take college-level instead of remedial quantitative courses can increase student success.
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Trending Research Topic File

Recent legal, social, and policy shifts in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people are causing educators and education researchers to address LGBTQ issues with a new sense of legitimacy and urgency.
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Study: Recent Trends in Income, Racial, and Ethnic School Readiness Gaps at Kindergarten Entry
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2016 AERA Annual Meeting in the News

View media coverage from the 2016 Annual Meeting here.

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