Vancouver News, April 15, 2012
Spotlight on the 2012 Annual Meeting

Sunday, April 15, 2012

AERA Distinguished Public Service Award
Lecture (2012): Jerry D. Weast

Jerry D. Weast, past superintendent of the
Montgomery County Public Schools speaks
on making education work for all children by
“turning data into knowledge that is actionable
for teachers”. Weast is the recent recipient of the AERA Distinguished Public Service Award for 2012. Read more



Changing Policies and Practices in Education Around the World: What Can We Learn?

Researchers Examine Ways That Research-Based Policy Changes Can Improve Education.  Read more


Public Understanding of Science:
The Educational Challenges of Scientific “Uncertainty”

The public understanding of science is critical
in a democratic society, yet many citizens lack knowledge of basic scientific tenets. 
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Division J Invited Session: Big-Time College Sports: Mitigating the Academic-Athletic Divide

This session features Charles Clotfelter, a highly regarded scholar who has made voluminous contributions to the field of education policy.  Read more  


Challenges and Opportunities for Education
Data and Statistics: The Current State and
Well-Being of NCES

Jack Buckley, NCES Commissioner, Joins With Leading Education Researchers in Addressing Challenges and Opportunities for Education Data
and Statistics and the Current State of NCES   
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Observational Methods and Advancing Knowledge of Classroom Teaching and Learning

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Division J Invited Session: The Global
Implications of Immigration: Educational
Attainment and Jobs

This session examines international student and immigration trends in the United States, Mexico,
and Canada; the characteristics of international
and immigrant students; and emerging  policies
and key research topics. Read more 

Spatial Categories of Analysis and Educational Inequality in the Postwar Era

Researchers Look at Boundaries and How Geographic Division Affects Equity.  Read more


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