Mission 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[...]

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From kindergarten to the workforce, disadvantaged students face significantly longer odds than their advantaged counterparts, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce[...]

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David Berliner, Regents’ Professor Emeritus at ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, opines about income inequality and the problems it causes in education.

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Diane Ravitch, educational historian and activist, joins the Klonsky Brothers on Hitting Left and Mario Smith - host of Lumpen Radio's News From the Service Entrance for an hour talk[...]

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Diane Ravitch has been called a hero in her dedication to preserving public school education. In this episode of The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan, Diane Ravitch joins Mitchell to[...]

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Engaging Educators as Scholar-Practitioners

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From new property taxes to a so-called "soda tax," U.S. cities have found creative ways to fund and grow free, high quality preschool programs. Now families - and researchers -[...]

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Welcome to the Scholar-Practitioner Nexus. This website is an outgrowth of our book, On Being a Scholar-Practitioner: Wisdom in Action.  In the book, we stress the importance of Communities of[...]

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Scholar-Practitioner Heuristic

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The TED Interview Do schools kill creativity? Back in 2006, Sir Ken Robinson posed this question to the TED audience – and boy, did it touch a nerve. More than[...]

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A new, wide-ranging study led by Michigan State University's Todd Elder finds that a student's race can play a significant role in whether or not they are identified with a[...]

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Performance-based funding, which ties a portion of a college’s state support to outcomes like graduation rates and degree production, remains one of the most widely used accountability drivers in higher[...]

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Anders, George. You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education. (New York: Little, Brown & Co., 2017). You Can Do Anything Given the rising cost[...]

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In Anji County, Zhejiang Province, China 14,000 children, ages 3 to 6, take part in a highly sophisticated curriculum of self-initiated, self-determined play, reflection and self-expression. Children build bridges with[...]

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Educational policy makers, philanthropic foundations, and school reformers have struggled for years with the difficulty of improving the quality of public education, especially among the most economically distressed districts. In[...]

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About the Lecture: This lecture will challenge federal and state policies that require evaluation of teacher education programs and classroom teachers by means of students’ scores on standardized tests. Despite[...]

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