The 2013 AEFP Annual Conference will take place in New Orleans on March 14-16, 2013. The theme of the conference is Education Renewal and Reform .. in the Face of Resource Constraints. Both domestic policy and global economic competition are challenging our education system to be more productive, at the same time as state and local agencies are facing continuing economic challenges. Key sessions examining these issues are being planned, as well as sessions focused on education renewal and reform in New Orleans, our host city.
As part of their 50th anniversary celebration, MIT Press has selected 50 influential articles published by them since 1969. "Teacher layoffs: An empirical illustration of seniority v. measures of effectiveness" by Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, and James Wyckoff and "The Impacts of Charter Schools on Student Achievement: Evidence from North Carolina" by Robert Bifulco and Helen F. Ladd are those of 50 influential articles.