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Preeminent Scholar Edmund Gordon to Be Named Honorary President of the American Educational Research Association Today
Edmund W. Gordon, a distinguished education researcher renowned for his pioneering scholarship on the gaps in education opportunities and supports for children of color and low-income students, will be named AERA honorary president. Read more

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Growth Mindset: The Classroom ‘Gimmick’ That Could Be The Real Deal
Forbes, April 8, 2021

Growth mindset: U.S. students rank in top 10
District Administration, April 8, 2021

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AERA Highlights

Annual Meeting Presidential Address and Major Lectures Are Not to Be Missed
AERA President Shaun Harper’s presidential address and major lectures by preeminent scholars in the field of education research promise to be intellectually engaging, thought-provoking, and stimulating. Read more

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AERA 2021 Annual Meeting Press Registration

Members of the media are invited to register to attend the 2021 AERA Virtual Annual Meeting, April 8-12, for five days of cutting edge research, ideas, and engagement. Press registration is also available to communications professionals at education institutions and organizations who help disseminate news about education research. Visit the press center for more information. 

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