AERA Highlights
 
January 2016
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January 2016

AERA News
Research Policy and Funding News
AERA Calls 
Awards Calls
Publication Calls
Beyond AERA
AERA in the News

AERA News

AERA 2016 Election - Voting Opens February 10
On February 10, AERA will open the 2016 election with voting conducted by electronic ballot. Voting members will receive a personalized link by e-mail to access their ballot.

Darling-Hammond, Simmons Announced as Annual Meeting Speakers
AERA President Jeannie Oakes has announced Linda Darling-Hammond and Warren Simmons as major speakers at the 2016 Annual Meeting. 
AERA Announces Three New, Revised Awards Categories – Deadline for Nominations: March 1
AERA Council has approved two new awards categories for 2016—Outstanding Public Communication of Education Research and Excellence in Media Reporting on Education Research—as well as a revised category—Exemplary Contributions to Practice-Engaged Research, formerly called the Relating Research to Practice Award.
 


Research Policy and Funding News

AERA, ICPSR, and COSSA Provide Comments on Revisions to Common Rule
On January 6, AERA, ICPSR, and COSSA submitted joint comments on proposed revisions to regulations governing human subjects protections in research, often referred to as the Common Rule.


AERA Provides Comments on Education Department Implementation of ESSA
On January 21, AERA submitted comments in response to a request for information from the U.S. Department of Education for advice and recommendations on the implementation and operation of programs under the recently enacted Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Budget and Legislative Outlook of Interest to Education Research
While the ink is still drying on the 2016 appropriations agreement signed by President Barack Obama in late December, Congress has already turned its attention to the 2017 fiscal year.

NIH Funding Opportunities Available for Research on Education and Health Linkages
On January 12, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) posted three Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) regarding grants for researchers to explore linkages between education and health.
 

Join AERA NOW and Receive Significant Discounts on Annual Meeting Registration Fee
Examples of Annual Meeting registration fee discounts are: An AERA Regular Member pays early bird (paid before 2/19/16) $195 instead of non-member fee of $430. An AERA Student Member pays early bird fee of $80 instead of $150. Join AERA and also receive member benefits. If you have questions, contact members@aera.net.


AERA Calls

Awards Calls

Publication Calls

AERA Open Special Topic Calls for Papers:

Beyond AERA

NCES Releases Reports on National, State and Local Revenues and Expenditures for Public Schools IES Launches Research Network to Improve Early Childhood Education

NCES Releases First Look at Findings from the 2012/14 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study

AERA in the News

Recent media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research
 

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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
Contributors: Juliane Baron, Jessica Campbell, Victoria Oms, David Presgraves, Christy Talbot, and Martha Yager
 
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