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AERA Statement in Support of Teachers and Educators
As the end of the school year draws near, we want to acknowledge the incredible creativity, resilience, and hard work of educators this year. It has been a time like no other. Read more

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Researchers Agree the Pandemic Will Worsen Testing Gaps. But How Much?
Education Week, May 4, 2021

Breakfast After the Bell programs reduce school absenteeism
The Conversation, May 3, 2021

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AERA 2020 President Shaun Harper Calls on Researchers to Accept Responsibility for Educational and Social Problems
In this year’s Presidential Address, “We Share Responsibility,” 2020 AERA President Shaun R. Harper inspired researchers to accept individual and collective responsibility for complex educational and social problems. Read more

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