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American Educational Research Association

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) started in 1916 as a national organization for education researchers with the aim of strengthening education through research. Since then, it has grown into a worldwide professional membership organization with more than 25,000 members. AERA has an expressed goal of advancing high-quality educational research and fostering excellence in its reporting for scholarly productivity and practical application. This goal is further interpreted in the mission to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and to serve the public good. To realize this mission, AERA provides its members with multiple forums for open expression of ideas and discussion in response to the needs of members and ...

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