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Can teaching the whole family improve educational attainment? #Education
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2015 Annual Meeting Program Chair Beverly Gordon: Can you imagine what we may be able to do if we joined forces? As people are planning their proposals, reach out, go out of your comfort zone, scare yourself a little bit... #AERA15 #edresearch
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"#Education is the key to unlock the golden door of #freedom
- George Washington Carver. Happy ‪#‎IndependenceDay‬!
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How well does #studentloan counseling really work? A new research study from TG and the National Association of Student #FinancialAid Administrators is looking at how to improve borrowers' understanding. 
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Do #principals have more authority than they think? A new study by CRPE - Center on Reinventing Public Education looked at barriers to #school improvement in four Northeastern cities.
Researchers at the Center on Reinventing Public Education argue that while there are real policy barriers that hamper school improvement, principals imagine more roadblocks than there are.
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Free play is the best #summerschool, according to a new study by University of Colorado psychologists.
The more time children spend in structured, parent-guided activities, the worse their ability to work productively towards self-directed goals. 
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Do test-optional policies enhance #diversity or selectivity? Find out in this new study published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis: http://bit.ly/1irl0vS. #highered +Inside Higher Ed 
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News from AERA and the #edresearch field in the July 2014 edition of AERA Highlights! http://bit.ly/Ml8rTR
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New York Times readers responded to a critique of American higher education. What do K12 and higher education assessments really tell us? 

Original article: http://nyti.ms/1pZJWd1 #highered
Professors and a statistician respond to a Sunday Review article, “Who Has the World’s Best Colleges?”
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“We have more #students who are going to #college than ever before, but there are differences by income.”
- Harvard Graduate School of Education, Bridget Terry Long

Watch the 2014 Annual Meeting webcast “Innovation in Access to and Success in College” at http://bit.ly/1vwMUHn and watch more sessions at http://bit.ly/1lwNn76. #highered
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Are #teachers more likely to use ineffective instruction when teaching students with #math difficulties? Find out in our latest news release: http://bit.ly/VobMqq.
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Just Out: The June 2014 edition of AERA Highlights - Annual Meeting videos, research #policy news, professional opportunities, and more! http://bit.ly/1pmRrKN
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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.