Dean Chard Elected Chair of National Board for Education Sciences

David J. Chard, dean of SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, was elected by fellow board members as chairman of the National Board for Education Sciences, effective immediately. The U.S. Senate approved President Obama’s nomination of Chard to the board in 2012. The 15-member board oversees and directs the work of […]

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Research in Mathematics Education Takes Lead in MSTAR Diagnostics

The Middle School Students in Texas: Algebra Ready (MSTAR) Diagnostic Assessments were released state-wide in January 2014 by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and is part of the larger Texas Algebra Ready (TXAR) initiative. Under the direction of Associate Professor Leanne Ketterlin Geller, Research in Mathematics Education (RME) collaborates with TEA to develop the assessments […]

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