The URBAN Education node is comprised of scholars and practitioners from across the United States whose work cuts across disciplines and methodologies to address issues related to educational equity.

Email the Education node here.
The Education Node Co-Chairs can be reached for:
Ana Antunes: Graduate Students/Mentoring Questions
Sarah Hobson: Publishing and Communications Questions
Joy Howard: AERA Planning Questions


  • Education Node at AERA and Leadership Change

    The Education node included a lineup of AERA events in the program this year in Washington D.C.. Thank you to all who presented, chaired, discussed, mentored, attended, and otherwise contributed to the sessions. It was a very rich series, with a powerful Presidential session, a well-attended fireside chat, a couple of inspiring off-site events, where we learned ...

  • URBAN Education Node at AERA 2016

    The full URBAN schedule at AERA is below and more details about the sessions are available here.   The Awards Subcommittee of the Education Node of URBAN has chosen Researchers for Fair Policing to receive the inaugural Truth to Power Award for excellence in Collaborative Research at this year’s business meeting. A representative from this team will be ...

  • Youth Leadership Institute Facilitator Fellowship

    Annenberg Institute for School Reform (AISR) welcomes applicants who believe in the power of youth voice and leadership in the work to promote equity in their schools and communities. About YLI The Youth Leader Institute (YLI) is a convening of youth leaders, adult allies, and educators from across New England whose shared vision of education equity is ...

  • Invitation to Participate in AERA mini-course: Ethical Issues in Collaborative Research

    Greetings, We are inviting participants for our AERA mini-course: Ethical Issues in Collaborative Research.  All professional development courses are listed on the AERA meeting page (click here for a list). We’ve recently learned, however, that professional development courses and mini-courses are not searchable in the AERA program. Below is the course description and instructions for how to register.  Thank you, Ron, Sheeva, and ...

  • Open Letter to Philadelphia School Reform Commission Highlights Concern over School Privatization

    In an open letter to the School Reform Commission (SRC) of the School District of Philadelphia, several Philadelphia-area faculty members raise concerns over the plans to privatize three elementary schools.  The letter questions the process by which the SRC decided on privatization, as it excluded parents and communities who prefer neighborhood schools, and the rationale that poor ...

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