AEFP 44th Annual Conference

Building the Connections Between Research and Policy

Kansas City Marriott Downtown - Kansas City, Missouri
March 21-23, 2019

Announcement for proposals acceptance will be early January, 2019

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The Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) mission statement holds that the organization’s purpose is to understand the “means by which resources are generated, distributed and used to enhance human learning,” and that this endeavor is supported by “responsible public and professional deliberation and debate.”
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Why AEFP

I love education research, but I work in policy and/or practice. Why should I come to AEFP?
One-stop shopping for the latest education policy research findings, from early childhood through higher education. The 400+ papers presented at the conference will bear on key policy issues such as improving teacher quality, strengthening accountability systems throughout the education sector...
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About

As a dynamic organization, AEFP needs to tackle the important education finance issues of the day. They are not solely about funding mechanisms and alternative approaches to taxation. Teachers' decisions about where to teach and how to teach strongly affect the cost of education. Moreover, both federal and state policies now link governance and instructional practices directly to finance. Key education finance policymakers also are key policymakers for personnel policies, governance policies, and curricular and instructional policies. Our journal has reflected this link between finance and policy since its inception.