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Report Finds Significant Gender and Racial Inequities in the Educational Measurement Profession

Gender and racially based employment disparities, differences in perceptions of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and workplace discrimination remain significant issues in the field of educational measurement, according to a new report supported by the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), and Women in Measurement (WIM). Read more

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PROOF POINTS: AI essay grading is already as ‘good as an overburdened’ teacher, but researchers say it needs more work
The Hechinger Report, May 20, 2024

Resistance to Brown school desegregation decision 'purged' Black male educators: Experts
ABC News, May 15, 2024

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2024 Annual Meeting Draws More than 15,100 Attendees to Philadelphia
The 2024 Annual Meeting held in Philadelphia on April 11–14 convened more than 15,100 scholars, policy leaders, and practitioners for four days of cutting-edge research, intellectual exchange, scholarly connection, and professional development. Read more
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