AM 2013 Daily Preview
AM 2013 Daily Preview
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Welcome to the final day of the AERA Annual Meeting. Thank you for helping to make it a successful event. Plan now to attend the annual Brown Lecture on October 24 in Washington, D.C., and the AERA 2014 Annual Meeting, April 3-7, 2014, in Philadelphia. 

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Highlighted Sessions - Wednesday, May 1

AERA Open Business Meeting and Discussion on Open Access and AERA Journal Publishing

Time: Wed, May 1, 8:15 - 9:45 am
Hilton Union Square, Ballroom Level - Continental 7

Chair: William G. Tierney, University of Southern California; Presenter: William Cope, Chair, Journal Publications Committee: “Open Access and AERA Journal Publishing—Moving Ahead”

The AERA Open Business Meeting provides a time for Association members to discuss important issues regarding education research and the work of AERA. Open access publishing will be a special focus of the meeting.

Researchers and Districts Working Together to Improve Achievement, Opportunity, and Economic Chances for English Learners: Policy, Practice, and Research

Time: Wed, May 1, 12:25 - 1:55 pm
Place: Hilton Union Square, Ballroom Level - Continental 4

Chairs: Patrick M. Shields, SRI International; Claude N. Goldenberg, Stanford University

New in 2013

AERA Film Festival

Catch the final day of the AERA Film Festival, which features contemporary films related to the conference theme, “Education and Poverty: Theory, Research, Policy, and Praxis,” and to other critical issues in education. Some film will include post-viewing discussions led by educators, filmmakers, and researchers. All film festival events take place in Hilton Union Square, Fourth Level - Union Square 22.

Today’s films include Louder Than a Bomb, Race to Nowhere, and First Generation.

Plan Ahead

AERA 2013 Brown Lecture in Education Research (#AERABrown)

When: Oct 24, 2013, 6:30 pm EDT
Place: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.

Presenter: Gary Orfield, University of California, Los Angeles

The  Brown Lecture ─ now in its 10th year ─ was inaugurated by AERA in 2004 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision, in which the U.S. Supreme Court first took scientific research into account in issuing its landmark ruling. An accomplished social scientist, Gary Orfield's expertise is in civil rights, education policy, urban policy, and minority opportunity. His research has focused on the impact of policy decisions on equal opportunity for success in American society. He was co-founder and director of the Harvard Civil Rights Project, and now serves as co-director of the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA.

AERA 2014 Annual Meeting (#AERA14)

The Power of Education Research for Innovation in Practice and Policy
When: Thu, April 3 - Mon, April 7, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Join more than 14,000 education researchers from more than 60 countries in the City of Brotherly Love. Plan now for five rewarding days of top-tier scholarship and professional networking.