New postdoctoral program will train aspiring educational researchers

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Andrew C. Butler, chair and associate professor in the Department of Education in Arts & Sciences, and collaborator Gary Ritter, dean and professor in the School of Education at Saint Louis University, won a $3.5 million award from the James S. McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) to support a joint postdoctoral training program. The new program, Saint Louis Translational Fellowships in Education, will be funded for six years and support six postdoctoral fellows per year.