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AERA Announces 2020 Award Winners in Education Research

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has announced the winners of its 2020 awards for excellence in education research. AERA will honor the recipients for their outstanding scholarship and service at a Virtual Awards Celebration,...
22-Jul-2020 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Does the Federal Government’s “Naming and Shaming” of Colleges with Large Tuition Increases Make a Difference?

A study published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis today found that the U.S. Department of Education’s “naming and shaming” of colleges with large tuition increases does not affect institutional pricing policies or students’...
16-Jul-2020 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Statement by AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine on ICE Guidance on International Students and University Online-Only Instruction

AERA urges the administration to reverse the ICE guidance and allow international students with valid visas to remain in the United States as their universities strive to find the best path forward to providing a high-quality education while...
9-Jul-2020 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Can Education Researchers Support Education and Public Health Institutions During Covid-19?

As education researchers’ ongoing work is interrupted by school closures, what can they do to support education and public health institutions dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic? An article published today in Educational Researcher aims to answer...
9-Jul-2020 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: More than Half of U.S. Students Experience Summer Learning Losses Five Years in a Row

Following U.S. students across five summers between grades 1 and 6, a little more than half (52 percent) experienced learning losses in all five summers, according to a large national study published today. Students in this group lost an average of...
9-Jul-2020 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Black and Female Principal Candidates More Likely to Experience Delayed and Denied Promotions than White or Male Counterparts

Black and female assistant principals are systematically delayed and denied promotion to principal, compared to their White or male counterparts, despite having equivalent qualifications and more experience on average, according to a new study. The...
15-Jun-2020 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: News Reports of Education “Achievement Gaps” May Perpetuate Stereotypes of Black Americans

Scholars have warned that the framing of racial “achievement gaps” in tests scores, grades, and other education outcomes may perpetuate racial stereotypes and encourage people to explain the gaps as the failure of students and their families...
11-Jun-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Finds Teachers Just as Likely to Have Racial Bias as Non-Teachers

Research released today challenges the notion that teachers might be uniquely equipped to instill positive racial attitudes in children or bring about racial justice, without additional support or training from schools. Instead, the results,...
15-Apr-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is the largest national professional organization devoted to the scientific study of education. Founded in 1916, AERA advances knowledge about education, encourages scholarly inquiry related to education, and promotes the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.


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