AERA Highlights
 
October 2014
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October 2014

AERA News
Research Policy News
Beyond AERA
AERA Centennial Calls
Calls for AERA Journal Editors
Other AERA Calls
New From the AERA Video Gallery
AERA in the News

AERA News

James D. Anderson Delivers Eleventh Annual AERA Brown Lecture to Record Audience
Before a record audience of over 700 on-site attendees at the Ronald Reagan Center in Washington, D.C., and more than 500 online viewers from around the world, James D. Anderson delivered the eleventh annual AERA Brown Lecture in Education Research. 
   
AERA Leadership Convenes for Fall Meeting
Over 100 of AERA’s leaders convened on October 24–25 in Washington, D.C., for the association’s 2014 Coordinated Committee Meeting, an annual opportunity for AERA committees to meet and address issues of significance to the field. 
   
AERA Member Appointed to National Assessment Governing Board
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced five appointees to the National Assessment Governing Board, including Mitchell Chester, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and a member of AERA.

Research Policy News

National Board for Education Sciences Holds Fall Meeting
The National Board for Education Sciences held its fall meeting on October 30, taking up important substantive topics, including the Higher Education Rating System and the ESEA Pooled Evaluation Authority. 
Lone Star State Showdown: Congresswoman Johnson Defends NSF’s Merit Review Process
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) released a letter late last month that she wrote to House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) expressing concern over the chairman’s ongoing “investigation” into the merit review process at the National Science Foundation.

Beyond AERA

AAA&S Report Calls for Increased Federal Investment in Research
A new report from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences urges sustained federal investment in research, with specific emphasis on the importance of funding the very best science, including social and behavioral sciences.
NIH to Host Webinars on Grant Application Process
The Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health will be hosting four webinars in November, offering potential grantees the opportunity to hear from experts about the NIH grant application process.

AERA Centennial Calls


Calls for AERA Journal Editors


Other AERA Calls 


New From the AERA Video Gallery

 

James D. Anderson Delivers the 2014 Brown Lecture

Editor-in-Chief Mark Warschauer Discusses AERA Open

 
 
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AERA in the News

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AERA Highlights is published by the American Educational Research Association monthly to inform members and others interested in education research about the latest news and developments in AERA and in the field.
 
Editor: Felice J. Levine
Managing Editors: Tony Pals and John Neikirk
ContributorsJuliane Baron, Lauren Green, Bridget Jameson, Christy Talbot, Martha Yager
Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing

 
 
   
     
   
 
 
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