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AERA Selects H. Richard Milner IV to Deliver 2018 Brown Lecture in Education Research

Dr. H. Richard Milner IV, a leading scholar of urban education and teacher education at the University of Pittsburgh, has been selected by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) to present the 2018 Brown Lecture in Education Research. Read the full press release.

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AERA in the News

Discipline Gaps—and Ways to Close Them—Get Researchers' Attention
Education Week, April 24, 2018

World's Largest Education Research Group Kicks Off Annual Conference
Education Week, April 12, 2018

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AERA Highlights

Vanessa Siddle Walker Voted AERA President-Elect, Key Members Elected to AERA Council
March 2018

Vanessa Siddle Walker, the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of African American Educational Studies at Emory University, has been voted president-elect of AERA. AERA members also selected several new AERA Council representatives.
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The Relationship Between Test Item Format and Gender Achievement Gaps on Math and ELA Tests in Fourth and Eigth Grade
Educational Researcher

Study finds that test format explained approximately 25 percent of the variation in state- and district-level gender achievement gaps in the United States. Click here to read the news release. Click here for the abstract/open-access link to full study.
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2018 AERA Annual Meeting in the News

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