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President Obama Signs New K-12 Law, Includes Key Geography Provisions

This morning, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law (the photo shown here was taken by John Wertman, the AAG’s Senior Program Manager for Government Relations, who attended the event). The ESSA is the given name for the new version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the primary federal law dealing with…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

2016 AAG Honors Announced

The AAG is pleased to announce the selection of eight Honorees who will receive the 2016 AAG Honors in one of six categories. Recipients to be honored at an annual awards luncheon during the AAG Annual Meeting are: Susan Christopherson, Cornell University, Lifetime Achievement Award George Malanson, University of Iowa, Lifetime Achievement Award Aaron Wolf, Oregon State University, Gilbert White Public…
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AAG and Esri launch ConnectED GeoMentors Program

The Association of American Geographers and Esri are working together to develop a nationwide network of GeoMentors to support the Department of Education’s ConnectED Initiative, for which Esri has donated $1 billion of ArcGIS Online software to all K-12 schools in the GeoMentors will help maximize the benefits of this donation by assisting schools and…
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