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AERA, NAEd Launch Assessment of Education Research Doctorate Programs With NSF Support
October 20, 2008
The American Educational Research Association and the National Academy of Education announce a groundbreaking study in the field of education research. Undertaken jointly by these two scholarly and scientific organizations, a first-time-ever assessment will examine education research doctorate programs in graduate schools and colleges of education in the United States.
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