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Statement by AERA President Rich Milner and Executive Director Felice J. Levine on the School Massacre in Texas
AERA extends its condolences and grieves with those who suffered loss from the senseless murders of children and teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
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Statement by AERA President Rich Milner and AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine on the Racist Murders in Buffalo
The American Education Research Association grieves for all those who lost their lives, and with all those who lost loved ones, to racist violence in the assault in Buffalo.
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AERA Names Daniel M. Koretz Recipient of the 2022 E. F. Lindquist Award
AERA, with support from ACT, has announced Daniel M. Koretz of the Harvard Graduate School of Education as the recipient of the 2022 E. F. Lindquist Award.
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AERA Announces 2022 Award Winners in Education Research
AERA has announced the winners of its 2022 awards for excellence in education research.
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AERA Announces 2022 Fellows
AERA has announced the selection of 18 exemplary scholars as 2022 AERA Fellows.
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Tyrone Howard Voted AERA President-Elect; Key Members Elected to AERA Council
Tyrone Howard, a professor of education in the School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, has been voted president-elect of the American Educational Research Association. 
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AERA Announces New Editor Team for Review of Research in Education
AERA has announced the appointment of David Osher (American Institutes for Research) and Vivian Gadsden (University of Pennsylvania) as lead and co-lead editors-in-chief for the 2023 and 2025 editions (Volumes 47 and 49) of the Review of Research in Education.
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AERA Statement on the Significance of Academic Freedom in a Divisive Political Climate
AERA joins other scientific societies, institutions of higher education, and faculty in the U.S. and throughout the world in a commitment to academic freedom as a fundamental principle central to the development of knowledge, an informed public, and the advancement of society. 
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Media Invited to Register for 2022 Annual Meeting of Education Researchers
Members of the media are invited to register to attend the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting, April 21-26, for six days of cutting edge research, ideas, and engagement. The 2022 Annual Meeting theme is “Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21st Century.”
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AERA Speaking Out on Major Issues

AERA speaks out on broader matters of society-wide concern, when appropriate and supported by the evidence base. These major issues have included racism, homophobia, and other forms of hatred; gun violence; and race conscious college admission policies, among others. Click here to view the collection of AERA statements on major issues. 

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