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Sunday, January 28, 2007

 

Newsletter-Rural SIG

A message from Sharon Spall (sharon.spall@wku.edu) to RURALSIG@listserv.unl.edu

Hello,

There will be a spring edition of the Rural Education SIG newsletter. Please send items you would like to share with the membership, items of importance to the membership, as well as information on coming events.

Deadline for sending items:
Feb. 28

Circulation for the newsletter:
Mar. 2

I am concerned that people receive the newsletter before the spring breaks begin (some places have spring break the first full week of March).

I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Sharon Spall

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Saturday, January 27, 2007

 

Rural Education in the News

The Google News Alert for rural education.

Rural schools deserve more support
New Vision - Kampala,Uganda

Rural schools lack basic facilities. Thus, the education ministry must take urgent steps to avail the rural schools with necessary facilities.See all stories on this topic

Rs 700 cr being spent on rural electrification
GreaterKashmir.com (press release) - Srinigar,India

Jammu, Jan 22: To assess the pace of ongoing development works in hilly and backward areas of Bhumagh, Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj ...

Uganda: Rural Schools Deserve More Support
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA

THE Ministry of Education and Sports on Friday released the 2006 Primary Leaving Examination results. The ministry, however, in a departure from established ...

Early childhood education centres may not be able to meet demands
Gisborne Herald - Gisborne,New Zealand

Because services must be teacher-led, it is rural communities and poorer communities that will miss out," she said. Ms Bennett said the Government ...

Sindh fails to enforce primary education law
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan

... particularly in the rural areas, the government of Sindh felt it necessary to consider the promulgation of the Compulsory Primary Education Ordinance. ...

'Education fundamental right of all children'
The News - International - Pakistan

... Rural Support Programmes and public bodies as the National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) actively encouraged improvement of public education ...

Broadband fuels jobs, education, health care
The Tennessean - Nashville,TN,USA

Not in rural Tennessee. Here, we still have to develop the pictures and physically travel to the specialist. Patients whose doctors have broadband get ...See all stories on this topic

China aims to transform itself with competitive human capital
Hindu - Chennai,India

In 2000, Chinese people aged above 15 had received just 7.85 years of education on average. The proportion of the rural working-age population who has only ...

UI, Delta Dental to help recruit rural dentists
Iowa City Press Citizen - Iowa City,IA,USA

... which provides dental education debt replacement for dentists who commit to serve Medicaid-eligible patients in rural Iowa communities. ...

External examinations only push more students out
Fiji Times - Suva,Fiji

State spending on uplifting rural and outer island education in terms of resources and quality teachers should be the key focus irrespective of ethnicity of ...

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Friday, January 26, 2007

 

Award of Interest to Division C members

A message from Barbara L. McCombs (barbara.mccombs@du.edu) to AERA_DIVISION_C-ANNOUNCE@listserv.aera.net.

Nominations Sought for the E. L. Thorndike Award
Division 15
Educational Psychology

This award is given only to living recipients, for career achievements (not for one or a few excellent pieces of research), for research ineducational psychology (rather than psychology in general or education in general), and for original, scientific, empirically based research (rather than for textbooks or reviews). Additionally, the award should be for research in the best tradition of educational psychology. That is, the award should be for original, scientific, empirically based research that contributes significantly to knowledge, theory, or practice in educational psychology. Research consisting primarily of critiques of other researchers’ works, reviews of research, and the preparation of textbooks would not qualify by these criteria. The scientific production and testing of theory, methods of teaching or learning, instructional products, tests, evaluation techniques, and the like\nwould qualify by this criterion.

Nomination procedures:

Any member of Division 15 in APA can nominate a scholar for the Thorndike Award by submitting the following:

This information may be submitted electronically or by mail to the Chair of the Thorndike Award committee, David C. Berliner.

E-submissions to Berliner@asu.edu.

Mail to David C. Berliner, Regents’ Professor of Education, Mary Lou Fulton College of Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-2411

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Senior Research Scientist and Director
Human Motivation, Learning, and Development Center
University of Denver Research Institute
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Denver, CO 80208
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Thursday, January 25, 2007

 

Resenhas Educativas/Education Review publica resenha

A message from Gustavo Fischman (fischman@asu.edu) to EDREV@asu.edu.

Reseñas Educativas/Education Review es una publicación académica con formato electrónico de reseñas de libros sobre educación. Reseñas Educativas/Education Review, se creo en 1998 y desde entonces ha publicado mas de1,650 reseñas. Todas las reseñas pueden ser consultadas gratuitamente em la siguiente dirección http://edrev.asu.edu

Reseñas Educativas/Education Review publica reseñas enespañol, portugués e inglés. El siguiente libro acabade ser reseñado:

Eagleton, Terry. (2003). A ideia de cultura. Lisboa, Actividades Editoriais

Resenhado por Lina Fernanda Cabral Fonseca, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal

UNESCO (2005). Informe de seguimiento de la educación para todos: La alfabetización, un factor vital. París: UNESCO.

Reseñado por Luis Bravo Jáuregui, Universidad Central de Venezuela

National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies. (2005). La educación del ingeniero del 2020. Adaptando la educación eningeniería para el nuevo siglo. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. (título original en inglés: Educating the engineer of 2020. Adapting engineering education to the new century)

Reseñado por Antonio Lara-Barragán Gómez, Universidad de Guadalajara, México

Gee, James Paul. (2005). La ideología en los discursos, lingüística social y alfabetizaciones (2a. ed., P. Manzano, Trad.). España: Fundación Paideia Galiza.

Reseñado por Angeles Clemente, Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez de Oaxaca, México

Reseñas Recientes en la homepagede la revista: http://edrev.asu.edu/indexs.html
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Editor para Español y Portugués
Gustavo E. Fischman
Arizona State University
Laboratorio de Políticas Públicas (UERJ)
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Editor General (inglês)
Gene V Glass
Arizona State University

Editora de Reseñas Breves (inglês)
Kate Corby
Michigan State University
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Education Review is an electronic journal publishing has published over 1400 reviews since its inception in 1998. All reviews are freely accessible on the internet at http://edrev.asu.edu

The Education Review publishes reviews in Spanish and Portuguese as well as in English. The following book has just been reviewed:

Eagleton, Terry. (2003). A ideia de cultura. Lisboa, Actividades Editoriais

Resenhado por Lina Fernanda Cabral Fonseca, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal

UNESCO (2005). Informe de seguimiento de la educación para todos: La alfabetización, un factor vital. París: UNESCO.

Reseñado por Luis Bravo Jáuregui, Universidad Central de Venezuela

National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies. (2005). La educación del ingeniero del 2020. Adaptando la educación eningeniería para el nuevo siglo. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. (título original en inglés: Educating the engineer of 2020. Adapting engineering education to the new century)

Reseñado por Antonio Lara-Barragán Gómez, Universidad de Guadalajara, México

Gee, James Paul. (2005). La ideología en los discursos, lingüística social y alfabetizaciones (2a. ed., P. Manzano, Trad.). España: Fundación Paideia Galiza.

Reseñado por Angeles Clemente, Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez de Oaxaca, México

This review can be accessed as the first item under Recent Reviews on the journal homepage. http://edrev.asu.edu/indexs.html
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Gustavo Fischman
Editor for Spanish & Portuguese
fischman@asu.edu

Gene V Glass
Editor
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Sunday, January 21, 2007

 

Rural Education in the News

The Google News Alert for rural education.

Supporting early bilingual education
UNICEF (press release) - New York,NY,USA

UNICEF is supporting pre-schools like the one in Ban Moi to give children in rural areas a head start on their education. In addition to providing toys and ...

Rural Ethiopia Ignores Law Against Child Brides
NPR - USA

She says she doesn't want to get married; she'd rather get an education. But, she says, "Of course, I can't decide to marry or not. ...

Rural US areas better disaster ready
Science Daily (press release) - USA

Rural students lag in sub-Saharan Africa (December 6, 2006) -- A UN study has revealed a discrepancy between the state of education in sub-Saharan Africa ...

How difficult is the maths?
Rediff - India

Education policy in India has got to be among the most bizarre ever seen. Private
education costs a lot less, delivers better results, and yet politicians ...

Telstra Plans Rural DSL
Light Reading (press release) - USA

... video conferencing so that many more people living in rural and remote areas could have access to the best health and education services available." [See all stories on this topic]

Research May Lead to Better Health in Rural Communities
AgNews - TX,USA
... agencies' collaborations in ways that will lead to better nutrition education and increased availability of healthful food in rural areas, she said. ...

Limpopo education dept rolls out mobile classrooms
BuaNews Online (press release) - Cape Town,South Africa

Fhetani School is situated in a rural village of Ha-Mutele. The community, learners and teachers have complained on many occasions about poor learning ...

Staff Member Publishes Research on Correctional Education
PCToday - Williamsport,PA,USA

Titled “Education in Rural County Jails: Need Versus Opportunity,” Gee’s research assessed the self-reported needs of inmate-students and compared those ...

Photos chronicle decrepit schools
Charleston Post Courier (subscription) - Charleston,SC,USA

The ruling, which didn't call on state lawmakers to provide any additional funds for school facilities in the plaintiff districts, upset rural education ...

PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS AT THE INAUGURATION OF INTER – MINISTERIAL ...
Press Information Bureau (press release) - New Delhi,India

I am indeed delighted to participate in the inauguration of the Inter-Ministerial Summit of the Afro-Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO). ...

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Friday, January 19, 2007

 

Education Review Publishes Review

A message from Gene V Glass (glass@asu.edu) to EDREV@asu.edu

Education Review is an open access electronic journal publishing reviews of books in education. The Education Review has published 1,680 reviews since its inception in 1998. All reviews are freely accessible on the internet at http://edrev.asu.edu

The Education Review publishes reviews in Spanishand Portuguese as well as in English. The following books has just been reviewed:

DebBurman, Noyna. (2005). Immigrant Education: Variations by Generation, Age-at-Immigration, and Country of Origin. N.Y: LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC.

Reviewed by Ryan S. Wells, University of Iowa.

Betts, Julian R. & Loveless, Tom. (Eds.). (2005). Getting choice right: Ensuring equity and efficiency in education policy. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press.

Reviewed by Yun Teng, Arizona State University.

Mullen, Carol A. (2007). Curriculum leadership development: A guide for aspiring school leaders. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Reviewed by J. Craig Coleman, Stephen F. Austin State University.

Ricento, Thomas (2006). An Introduction to Language Policy: Theory and Method. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.

Reviewed by Paul McPherron, University of California at Davis.

Ramanathan, Vaidehi. (2005). The English-Vernacular divide: Postcolonial language politics and practice. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Review by Jeffrey Bale.

Darling-Hammond, L., & Baratz-Snowden, J. (Eds.). (2005). A Good Teacher in Every Classroom: Preparing the Highly Qualified Teachers our Children Deserve. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Reviewed by Hailing Wu, Michigan Sate University.

These reviews can be accessed under Recent Reviews on the journal homepage http://edrev.asu.edu.

Education Review has also inaugurated a new section of peer-reviewed essay reviews, and welcomes submissions to this new department. Essay reviews are special peer-reviewed articles that examine in depth one or more recent books of particular significance on a single topic. Essay reviews are generally between 5,000 and 10,000 words in length,although longer reviews are welcome. For instructions on submitting a manuscript for possible publication, see the website.

Education Review has just published the following essay review:
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Gene V Glass, Editor
glass@asu.edu

Kate Corby, Brief Reviews Editor
http://edrev.asu.edu/brief/

Gustavo Fischman, Editor for Spanish & Portuguese
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Monday, January 15, 2007

 

Rural Education in the News

The Google News Alert for rural education.

Students' performance in Math remain grim: survey
Hindu - Chennai,India

The Annual Status of Education Report (Rural) 2006, which compiled the findings of the survey conducted across the country in 549 districts, ... [See all stories on this topic]

Advani calls for investments in rural infrastructureMyiris.com
- India

... investments into the rural economic infrastructure, modernizing and professionalising back-end supply chain in retailing and imparting education in ...

Education, conservation are Kansas challenges
Kansas City Star - MO,USA

The “aging in place” phenomenon affecting rural areas. Young people are moving out, leaving sparsely populated counties whose residents are growing older ...

Winner presents report on future of rural New York
Elmira Star-Gazette - Elmira,NY,USA

... the many key short and long term challenges the state’s rural regions face, including economic and workforce development, health care and education. ...

Sukanaivalu keen to improve education
Fiji Times - Suva,Fiji

He said there were many projects that were to be implemented to improve the education standard for students especially in the rural areas and the islands. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Bonuses head for rural schools
Myrtle Beach Sun News - Myrtle Beach,SC,USA

State education leaders have pinned their hopes for better teacher recruitment and retention on trailblazing performance-based bonuses, especially in the ... [See all stories on this topic]

Thrust on education and housing
Hindu - Chennai,India

A total energy programme, in accordance with the provisions of the Rural Electrification Policy, 2006, and integrating the programmes of the Power Ministry ...

NIH Awards Nearly $11.5 Million To Support Science Education Programs
Medical News Today (press release) - UKSEP

A programs reach out to students in rural and underserved communities by funding K-12 classroom activities, as well as science centers and museum ... [See all stories on this topic]

Cuba teaches the world to read
Axis of Logic - Boston,MA,USA

... attention to women’s education.” (UNESCO). Bolivia aims to end illiteracy by 2008 with the support of Cuba and Venezuela. In both rural and urban areas ...

Teachers unfairly criticised for falling education standards
Daily Nation (subscription) - Nairobi,Kenya

Mushrooming of social places everywhere and the frequent staging of disco parties also impact negatively on pupils (especially in rural areas). ...

'The Promising Half'
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) - USA

... being run by graduates of Ahfad," says Shadia Abdel Rahim Mohammed, who is dean of the School of Rural Extension, Education, and Development at Ahfad. ...

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Saturday, January 13, 2007

 

Education Review Publishes Brief Reviews for January 2007

A message from Gene V Glass (glass@asu.edu) to EDREV@asu.edu.

Education Review is an open access all-electronicjournal of book reviews residing at http://edrev.asu.edu.

Education Review publishes brief reviewsof new books monthly, and has just publishedbrief reviews for January 2007.These reviews can be accessed directly at http://edrev.asu.edu/brief/index.html

The books reviewed and their reviewers are as follows:

Recent Reviews January 2007

Berman, Sally (2006). Service Learning: A Guide to Planning, Implementing, and Assessing Student Projects. Second edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. Reviewed by Kathy Irwin, University of Michigan, Dearborn.

Bloom, Jeffrey W. (2006). Creating a Classroom Community of Young Scientists. Second edition. New York: Routledge. Reviewed by Bruce M. Sabin, Fort Meade Middle-Senior High School, FortMeade, FL.

Carbone Ward, Cynthia (2006). How Writers Grow: A Guide for Middle School Teachers. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Reviewed by Celine Armenta, Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla (Mexico).

Cooper, Mark & Sjostrom, Lisa (2006). Making Art Together: How Collaborative Art-Making Can Transform Kids, Classrooms and Communities. Boston: Beacon Press. Reviewed by Stephanie Raill, Campus Compact.

Langrall, Cynthia W., editor (2006). Teachers Engaged in Research: Inquiry into Mathematics Classrooms, Grades 3-5. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc. Reviewed by Christopher Johnston, George Mason University.

Pierangelo, Roger & Giuliana, George (2006). The Special Educator's Comprehensive Guide to 301 Diagnostic Tests. Revised and expanded edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Reviewed by Arthur S. Ellen, New York City Board of Education.

Schumm, Jeanne Shay (2006). Reading Assessment and Instruction for All Learners. New York: The Guilford Press. Reviewed by Karen Kindle, University of Houston.

Turbill, Jan & Bean, Wendy (2006). Writing Instruction K-6: Understanding Process, Purpose, Audience. Katonah, NY: Richard C. Owen Publishers. Reviewed by Francisco Ramos, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles,California.
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Kate Corby, Brief Reviews Editor
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Gene V Glass, Editor
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Thursday, January 11, 2007

 

JRRE Publication

A message from Amy Cates (Amy_Cates@umit.maine.edu) to RURALSIG@listserv.unl.edu

The Journal of Research in Rural Education has just published Volume 22 Number 1, "Rural School Success: What Can We Learn?," by Zoe A. Barley and Andrea D. Beesley (Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning). It can be accessed directlyfrom http://www.umaine.edu/jrre/22-1.htmAbstract: This article reports on an exploratory study of the factors perceived by school personnel to contribute to success in highperforming, high-needs (HPHN) rural schools. It is based on earlier research in HPHN schools that identified 4 keycomponents of success (leadership, instruction, professional community, and school environment) and explored the factors that comprise them and the relationships among them. In this study, 21 central United States rural schools were identified whoseassessment scores and free and/or reduced-price lunch rates indicated that they were high-performing but also high-needs. Principals from these schools were interviewed about the factors they associate with success. Five schools subsequentlyreceived site visits that included additional interviews and focus groups of educators, school board members, parents, and community representatives. From the site visits, case studies were created to further elaborate the schools’ stories. The mostimportant perceived factors identified from telephone interviews were high expectations, focus on student learning, use of data, individualization of instruction, teacher retention and professional development, and alignment of curriculum withassessment. The case studies revealed that although schools differed in context, they all reported a supportive relationship with their community, high teacher retention, and high expectations for students. The close relationship with the communitywas thought to help schools enact high expectations and facilitate principal leadership. Further work is needed to identify factors distinguishing high-performing, high-needs schools from low-performing, high-needs rural schools.

Citation: Barley, Z. A., & Beesley, A. D. (2007, January 10). Rural school success: What can we learn? Journal of Research in Rural Education, 22(1). Retrieved [date] from http://www.umaine.edu/jrre/22-1.htm

Theodore Coladarci, Editor
coladarci@umit.maine.edu

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Sunday, January 07, 2007

 

Call for Nominations - Dissertation Award in Rural Education

Call for Nominations

Dissertation Award in Rural Education
Sponsored by

the American Educational Research Association

Special Interest Group in Rural Education

Fully one-quarter of American schoolchildren live in rural communities. The AERA SIG in Rural Education seeks to promote and recognize rigorous research among new scholars that can influence policy and practice to improve the educational lives of these children. The Rural Ed SIG seeks nominations for its 5th Dissertation of the Year Award. The winner of the award will be recognized at the Rural SIG reception at the Annual AERA Meeting in April, 2007 in Chicago.

Eligibility: Doctoral dissertations completed between September 1, 2004 and August 31, 2006.

The awards committee will accept nominations from any research tradition in education, sociology, history, and other fields, and in which the rural context is prominent in the conception, research design, execution, conclusions, and recommendations (if any). Dissertations in which the word rural is uncommon are not likely to qualify to be judged. Authors are encouraged to nominate their own works; nomination by another scholar is unnecessary and it is not considered a substantive advantage.

The nomination must include the dissertation author’s current contact information (postal address, phone, email address, current work affiliation, and webpage if any) and the nominee's contact information (if not a self-nomination). In addition, the nomination must provide the name of institution, the relevant academic department, and exact date of the dissertation defense at which the study was accepted.

Please send nominations, an unbound copy of the complete dissertation (title page, text, abstract, reference list) and an electronic version on a CD-ROM by February 15, 2007 to the Award Committee Chair. Materials submitted become the property of the awards committee and cannot be returned to the author or nominator.
Paul Theobald
Caudell Hall 107
Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
THEOBAPG@buffalostate.edu
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Rural Education in the News

The Google News Alert for rural education

Text of Richardson's Inaugural Address
Albuquerque Journal (subscription) - Albuquerque,NM,USA

... We pulled together — Democrats and Republicans, business and government, rural and urban — the ... It starts with education, the cornerstone of opportunity. ...

'Barefoot Teachers' Left Behind in China
Washington Post - United States

... Several years ago, however, government officials announced they wanted to raise the standard of rural education. And now, although ...

Headteachers under threat as schools in Wales face big shake-up
ic Wales - United Kingdom

... the country, education authorities are holding reviews because of the number of surplus places in schools. What has traditionally been an issue for rural ...

Uganda: President Museveni Sets 2007 Targets
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA

... Advisory Services, improved access to credit under the rural Micro-finance scheme and the return of peace to Northern Uganda. On education, the president said ...

China turns its back on 'barefoot teachers'
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) - Minneapolis,MN,USA

... Several years ago, however, the government decided it wanted to raise the standard of rural education. And now, although many barefoot ...

China spends 2.82% of GDP in education
China Daily - China

... of 2007, the government would have eliminated all charges for the country's 160 million rural students receiving a nine-year compulsory education, almost 80 ...

China engages foreign experts in rural development
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China

... experts in key construction projects, the revitalization of old industrial bases, research and development of key technologies, education, and improving public ...

Nicaragua Proposes a Change of Direction in the Country's ...
Periódico 26 - Las Tunas,Cuba

... to international organizations to build public schools in semi-urban and rural zones. ... slogan, but as a well thought policy seeking to increase education levels ...

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Saturday, January 06, 2007

 

AERA Fellowships and Grants

January 4, 2007

Dear AERA Council:

I am writing to ask for your assistance in circulating information about AERA's important fellowship programs. These programs provide funding to help graduate students and early career scholars develop research skills and conduct studies in education and related fields. We encourage you to share information about these programs with strong candidates and others who can suggest potential applicants. Below are descriptions of AERA's fellowship programs. AERA-AIR (A2) Fellows Program

In collaboration with The American Institutes for Research (AIR), the AERA-AIR (A2) Fellows Program aims to build the talent pool of high skilled education researchers experienced in large scale studies in a major research organization. A2 fellows will receive mentoring from a diverse group of highly recognized researchers and practitioners in a variety of substantive areas in education. Fellows will hone their skills in all aspects of the research process from proposal development through writing and presentations. Up to three fellows are selected annually for a two year, rotational position at AIR in Washington, DC. More information is available at http://www.aera.net/fellowships/?id=698. The application deadline for the A2 Fellows Program is March 1, 2007.

AERA-ETS Fellowship Program in Measurement

In a joint initiative with Educational Testing Service (ETS), AERA offers the AERA-ETS Fellowship Program in Measurement. This fellowship is designed to provide learning opportunities and practical experience to recent doctoral degree recipients and to early career research scientists in areas such as educational measurement, assessment design, psychometrics, statistical analyses, large-scale evaluations, and other studies directed toward explaining student progress and achievement. Up to two fellows will be selected for this rotational research position at ETS's facilities in Princeton, NJ. More information is available at http://www.aera.net/fellowships/?id=702. The application deadline for the AERA-ETS Fellowship Program in Measurement is also March 1, 2007.

Minority Fellowship Program in Education Research

AERA offers dissertation support through the Minority Fellowship Program in Education Research. This program offers doctoral fellowships to enhance the competitiveness of outstanding minority scholars for academic appointments at major research universities by supporting their conducting education research and by providing mentoring and guidance toward completion of their doctoral studies. Information about the Fellowship is available at http://www.aera.net/fellowships/?id=88. The application deadline for the Minority Fellowship Program is March 1, 2007. AERA Grants ProgramThe AERA Grants Program provides dissertation support and small grants for researchers who conduct studies of education policy and practice using quantitative methods and data from the large-scale data sets sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics and the National Science Foundation. This year's application deadlines are March 1, 2007 and September 5, 2007 (tentative date). More information is available at http://www.aera.net/grantsprogram/.

Please feel free to contact me at 202-223-9485 x105 or via e-mail at gwimberly@aera.net if you have any questions or need additional information about these programs. Thank you in advance for sharing this information.

Sincerely,
George L. Wimberly, Ph.D.
Director of Social Justice and Professional Development

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Senior Research Scientist and Director

Human Motivation, Learning, and Development Center
University of Denver Research Institute

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