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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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Harvard Education School Taps Former Head of Federal Ed. Research Board as New Dean
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2019 Annual Meeting Theme Released; Call for Submissions Coming May 15
April 2018

The 2019 Annual Meeting theme—“Leveraging Education Research in a ‘Post-Truth’ Era: Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence”—is a call to “push back against the post-truth paradigm by demonstrating, with all the skill and energy we can muster, the value of our inquiry and the knowledge we generate.” The call for submissions will be released May 15; the deadline for submissions is July 23.

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The Relationship Between Test Item Format and Gender Achievement Gaps on Math and ELA Tests in Fourth and Eigth Grade
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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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