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ERIC Number: EJ1095469
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-189X
Education Researchers, AERA Presidents, and Reforming the Practice of Schooling, 1916-2016
Cuban, Larry
Educational Researcher, v45 n2 p134-141 Mar 2016
For a century, AERA has had as its mission using research to improve K-12 and higher education practices. Born in a period of reform, the Association's mission--reformist both in spirit and the letter--has been articulated time and again by its elected presidents. As different reform movements have swept across U.S. schools, as demographics and contexts changed, elected presidents reflecting those shifting reforms, contexts, and demographics have adhered to the founding mission of the Association. Using presidents' addresses across the century, I show that the belief in using research to improve practice has remained stable yet contested in recent decades.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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