Members of the Academy are planning sessions at two major professional association meetings in 2018. The first is the annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society (CEIS) which will be held in Mexico City from March 25 – 29. The theme of the conference is “Re-Mapping Global Education.” Gustavo Fischman and Maria de Ibarrola are heading up this effort.
The second is the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) which will be held in New York City from April 13 – 17. The theme of the conference is “The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education.” David Berliner is organizing a session tentative entitled “Cohort, peer, and compositional effects on education outcomes” or “The impact of housing policy and spatial segregation on educational achievement.” Other participants include Servaas van der Berg, Doug Willms, and Martin Carnoy.