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Canada Research Chair receives award for his work in education


Edmonton, AB May 27, 2003 Dr Xin Ma, the University of Alberta’s Canada Research Chair in School Environments and Educational Policies, received an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Committee Award for his early career contribution in research. AERA represents approximately 20,000 educators who conduct research and evaluation in education. With a background in statistics and education, Dr Ma has developed a research program that addresses the need to determine how well education systems are performing. Outcomes of his research will include presentations at international conferences policy briefs to various levels of government, and development of a wide international research network.