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AERA and ASHE Joint Resolution on Tenure and Academic Freedom in Wisconsin http://bit.ly/1g7VwDM 
AERA and ASHE Joint Resolution on Tenure and Academic Freedom in Wisconsin
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Affirmative Action at Risk in Supreme Court Case http://bit.ly/1Jusn27 via Inside Higher Ed
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The education research community, led by AERA and the Knowledge Alliance, sent Senator David Vitter (R-LA) a letter signed by more than 1,100 organizations and individuals opposing the Student Privacy Protection Act (S. 1341), a bill he introduced.
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No-cost access to special issue of EEPA on research using longitudinal student data systems http://bit.ly/1MFpCZu ‪#‎AERAResearch‬
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Read the latest Educational Researcher featuring new ‪#‎research‬ on teacher tenure, student achievement, special education, grit, and MOOCs. http://bit.ly/1IcBHnO
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"The social sciences are more important today than ever." 

Read more about "Why Social Sciences Are Just As Important as STEM Disciplines" by Lance R. Collins, dean of College of Engineering at Cornell University.
They enhance national security and teach us about the world. They deserve full funding from Congress.
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"When it comes to policy, politicians may get all the press, but unless we're working with researchers, we won't know what we're talking about." - Congressman Bobby Scott

ICYMI, we posted Rep. Scott's ‪#‎AERA15‬ address on our site! http://bit.ly/1cv9eiN
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A new federally funded study finds that racial, ethnic, and language minority elementary- and middle-school students are less likely than otherwise similar white, English-speaking children to be identified as having disabilities and, as a result, are disproportionately underrepresented in special education. http://bit.ly/1Ix6DNt
Study Finds Minority Students Are Underrepresented in Special Education
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On July 9, AERA will host a Capitol Hill briefing on LGBTQ issues in education. Read about this and more in the latest edition of AERA Highlights. http://bit.ly/1GT6yqw
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"Privacy laws have already been strengthened in some states, and multiple bills now pending in state legislatures and in Congress would tighten the security and privacy of student data. Some of this proposed legislation is so broadly written, however, that it could unintentionally choke off the use of student data for its original purpose: assessing and improving education."
Some proposed privacy laws for students could unintentionally choke off the data’s original purpose: assessing and improving education.
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The Nominating Committee invites AERA members to submit recommendations for possible nominees for the office of President-Elect and for two Council Members-at-Large. Recommendations are due by July 24! http://bit.ly/1B72rq4
The Nominating Committee invites AERA members to submit recommendations for possible nominees for the office of President-Elect and for two Council Members-at-Large. The Committee will consider suggestions submitted by AERA members as part of its deliberation process.
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A huge congratulations to the 23 new AERA fellows honored at #AERA15! 2015 fellows bios (http://bit.ly/1Iu0kzb) and videos (http://bit.ly/1RvodsA) are now available.
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Advancing Education Research Knowledge, Practice and Policy
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The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.

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The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. 

AERA is the most prominent international professional organization, with the primary goal of advancing educational research and its practical application. Its more than 25,000 members are educators; administrators; directors of research; persons working with testing or evaluation in federal, state and local agencies; counselors; evaluators; graduate students; and behavioral scientists. 

The broad range of disciplines represented by the membership includes education, psychology, statistics, sociology, history, economics, philosophy, anthropology, and political science. 
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