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AERA Statement on Mass Shooting in Las Vegas

In this period of human devastation and public pain, it is incumbent upon us to confront our collective responsibilities as researchers, educators, and policy makers to engage in a dialogue about the pervasive and lethal effects of guns in the hands...
2-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Statement by AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine on Proposed Amendment Slashing Federal Education Research Funding

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) strongly opposes the Rooney Amendment to the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018 (H. R. 3354), currently under consideration in the House of Representatives.
8-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Snapshot: Tuition Discounting at Small, Private Baccalaureate Institutions: Reaching a Point of No Return?

This study was presented at the AERA 2017 Annual Meeting
12-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Snapshot: Unmasking College Costs: Challenges in the Era of Differential Tuition Practices

In recent years, the implementation of differential tuition (DT) practices by colleges and universities—whether in higher-priced fields of STEM and business, or in the liberal arts—has become a prevalent strategy aimed at increasing revenue. DT...
12-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Development of Adolescents’ Math and English Self-Concept Patterns and Their Associations With College Major Selection

This study is one of the first longitudinal analyses of students’ perceptions of their math and English abilities and of how those perceptions relate to choice of college major. Using data from the Michigan Study of Adolescent and Adult Life...
12-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Snapshot: Peer Norms as a Predictor of Academic Achievement: An Ecological Perspective

Using 2002 U.S. Department of Education data on 9,748 high school sophomores across 747 public and private schools, researchers found that peer values related to academic achievement and working while in school significantly predicted students’...
12-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Snapshot: All Aid Is Not Created Equal: Examining the Effects of Unsubsidized Federal Loans on Student Persistence Over Time

Preliminary results from this study show that for low-income college students, taking out unsubsidized Stafford loans is detrimental to success. For every $1,000 in additional money borrowed in unsubsidized loans, students are 5.6 percent less...
12-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Snapshot: Comparing Student Performance on Paper-and-Pencil and Computer-Based-Tests

Based on a study of more than 30,000 elementary, middle, and high school students conducted in winter 2015–16, researchers found that elementary and middle school students scored lower on a computer-based test that did not allow them to return to...
12-Jun-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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