AERA Highlights
October 2012


AERA Holds Media Briefing on Amicus Brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin
On September 27, AERA held a media briefing to a strong turnout and discussed the research presented in the AERA et al. amicus brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. Read more

Siddle Walker to Present 2012 Brown Lecture
Thursday, October 25, 6:00 PM, Washington, D.C.
Vanessa Siddle Walker of Emory University will deliver the 2012 Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research. Read more

AERA Nominating Committees Announce 2013 Slates for Offices 
The Nominating Committees for AERA-wide and division offices completed their work identifying candidates for the forthcoming 2013 AERA election. The AERA-wide slates include the offices of President-Elect and Members-at-Large for one-year and three-year terms. The nominees for AERA-wide and division elections are included in the Nominating Committees' reports. Read more

AERA Scholars Respond to 2013 Conference Theme
Noted education researchers Jean Anyon, Etta Hollins, Peter McLaren, sj Miller, James Minor, and Gregory Tanaka have offered their essay responses to the 2013 Annual Meeting theme, “Education and Poverty: Theory, Research, Policy, and Praxis.” Read more 


AERA Research Policy News

New Reports Highlight Potential Funding Cuts for Education R&D
On September 14, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a report detailing the impact of the impending sequestration on federal government programs. Read more

NRC Symposium Draws on Applications of Social and Behavioral Sciences in Important Research Areas
On September 24, the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE) of the National Research Council hosted the symposium “Social and Behavioral Sciences in Action.” Read more 

AERA Opportunities

Calls for AERJ-SIA and AERJ-TLHD Editors
The Journal Publications Committee announces searches for the Social and Institutional Analysis (SIA) and Teaching, Learning, and Human Development (TLHD) sections of  the American Educational Research Journal (AERJ). Read more

Renew Your AERA Membership Today
It’s time to renew your AERA membership for 2013. Read more

AERA Funding Opportunities

Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research
Deadline: November 30, 2012
AERA offers dissertation support through the Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research. Read more

Call for Education Research Service Projects
Deadline: December 1, 2012
The deadline for submitting proposals for Education Research Service Projects (ERSP) is December 1, 2012. Read more

AERA Grants Program Calls for Research and Dissertation Grant Proposals
Deadline: January 23, 2013
AERA is pleased to announce that the AERA Grants Program is currently accepting proposals for research grants and dissertation grants. Read more

AERA Highlights is published by the American Educational Research Association monthly in order to inform members and others interested in education research about the latest news and developments in AERA and in the field.

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