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Study: Head Start Accountability Systems May Be Missing How Classroom Quality Varies Within Preschool Centers
A new study published in the American Educational Research Journal found that the high-stakes accountability policies used to monitor the quality of Head Start preschool centers may miss important variation in classroom quality within centers, which could lead to incorrect representations of center quality and inaccurate decisions about which programs need to re-compete for their funding. Read the press release
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AERA Nominating Committee Seeks Recommendations for 2020 Nominees

June 2019

The AERA Nominating Committee seeks recommendations of candidates for AERA-wide offices. Read more

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