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AERA Selects Marta Tienda to Deliver 2016 Brown Lecture in Education Research
Marta Tienda, a professor of sociology and public affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, has been selected by the AERA to present the 2016 Brown Lecture in Education Research.

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In Charter School Era, Montesorri Model Flourishes
Education Week, May 26, 2016

Study: Children of Children Who Went to Desegregated Schools Reap Benefits, Too
U.S. News & World Report, May 23, 2016

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New AERA Books Available for Online Ordering
April 2016

AERA has published two books with groundbreaking scholarship in critical emerging areas of education research that are now available for online ordering.
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A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Interventions Aimed to Prevent or Reduce Violence in Teen Dating Relationships
Review of Education Research

In this study, the authors provide a quantitative synthesis of empirical evaluations of school-based programs implemented in middle and high schools that sought to prevent or reduce incidents of dating violence.
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Value Added Models
Over the past decade, the use of value‐added models (VAM) in teacher and administrator evaluation has grown nationally, while becoming one of education’s most controversial issues. 
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Measurement Matters: Assessing Personal Qualities Other Than Cognitive Ability for Educational Purposes

Angela L. Duckworth (University of Pennsylvania)
David Scott Yeager (University of Texas at Austin)

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2016 AERA Annual Meeting in the News

View media coverage from the 2016 Annual Meeting here.

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