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Article ID: 720746

Study Finds Relationship between Racial Discipline Disparities and Academic Achievement Gaps in U.S. Schools

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 16, 2019—An increase in either the discipline gap or the academic achievement gap between black and white students in the United States predicts a jump in the other, according to a new study published today in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. This is the first published peer-reviewed nationwide study of this topic.

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15-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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    25-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 719425

School Spending Cuts Triggered by Great Recession Linked to Sizable Learning Losses for Students in Hardest Hit Areas

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Substantial school spending cuts triggered by the Great Recession were associated with sizable losses in academic achievement for students living in counties most affected by the economic downturn, according to a new study published today in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.

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23-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT

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    4-Sep-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 718354

Study: School District Secessions in the South Have Deepened Racial Segregation between School Systems

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Since 2000, school district secessions in the South have increasingly sorted white and black students, and white and Hispanic students, into separate school systems, weakening the potential to improve school integration, according to a new study published today in AERA Open

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3-Sep-2019 11:45 AM EDT

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    30-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 716502

School Segregation Worsens for Latino Children Compared with a Generation Ago

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Latino children are likely to enter elementary schools this year with fewer white peers than a generation ago, judging by data reported in a new study published today in Educational Researcher, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. However, as racial segregation has intensified, low-income students of all racial groups are likely to learn beside more middle-class pupils than before.

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29-Jul-2019 10:00 AM EDT

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    17-Jul-2019 8:55 AM EDT

Article ID: 715891

Study: Head Start Accountability Systems May Be Missing How Classroom Quality Varies Within Preschool Centers

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

The high-stakes accountability policies used to monitor the quality of Head Start preschool centers may miss important variation in classroom quality within centers, which could lead to incorrect representations of center quality and inaccurate decisions about which programs need to re-compete for their funding.

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16-Jul-2019 3:25 PM EDT

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    2-Jul-2019 8:55 AM EDT

Article ID: 715183

Study Snapshot: Vanished Classmates: The Effects of Local Immigration Enforcement on School Enrollment

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Partnerships between Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and local police departments designed to enforce immigration laws reduced the number of Hispanic students in U.S. public schools in adopting counties by 10 percent after two years.

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2-Jul-2019 8:50 AM EDT

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Article ID: 714869

Study Snapshot: Missed Exams and Lost Opportunities: Who Could Gain from Expanded College Admission Testing?

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Universal college admission testing in the state of Virginia could increase the number of high school graduates with test scores competitive for admission at universities in the state by as much as 40 percent—and at the most selective institutions, nearly 20 percent—with larger increases for low-income students.

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25-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 713294

AERA Releases Selected 2019 Annual Meeting Research Papers

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Following its 2019 Annual Meeting last month in Toronto, Canada, AERA is issuing brief overviews, or snapshots, of selected papers presented at the conference. AERA's "Study Snapshots" provide a high-level glimpse into new education research.

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22-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Shaun Harper Voted AERA President-Elect

Article ID: 711630

Shaun Harper Voted AERA President-Elect

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Shaun Harper, a Provost Professor in the Rossier School of Education and Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California

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19-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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    20-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 708275

As Genetic Data Expand, Researchers Urge Caution in How Predictors of Learning and Education Outcomes Are Used

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

In a review published online today in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association, researchers from Stanford University and the University of Cambridge warn that—as the predictive power of genes tied to learning and educational outcomes increases and access to genetic data expands—researchers, educators, and policymakers must be cautious in how they use such data, interpret related findings, and, in the not-too-distant future, apply genetics-informed student interventions.

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20-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

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