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AERA Council Votes to Keep Association Meetings Out of States that Pass Anti-Trans Laws

Washington, April 8—Today, members of the American Educational Research Association’s Council unanimously passed this resolution.
12-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

OECD PISA Report on Student Growth Mindset to Be Released April 8

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will release a new PISA report on student growth mindset on Thursday, April 8 at 5:00 a.m. ET, followed by a press conference held in collaboration with the American Educational...
2-Apr-2021 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rich Milner Voted AERA President-Elect; Key Members Elected to AERA Council

H. Richard Milner IV, Cornelius Vanderbilt Distinguished Professor of Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development, has been voted president-elect of the...
29-Mar-2021 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Statement by AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine and President Shaun R. Harper on the Shootings in Atlanta and Growing Anti-Asian Violence

The shooting deaths of eight people, including six women of Asian descent, in Atlanta yesterday is a horrendous tragedy, and just the latest incident in an ever growing wave of mass violence in our country. We extend our deepest sympathy to the...
17-Mar-2021 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Media Invited to Register for 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting of Education Researchers

Members of the media are invited to register to attend the 2021 AERA Virtual Annual Meeting, April 8-12, for five days of cutting edge research, ideas, and engagement. The 2021 Annual Meeting theme is “Accepting Educational Responsibility.”
16-Mar-2021 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Analysis Finds that Digital Picture Books Harm Young Children’s Learning—Unless the Books Have the Right Enhancements

A comprehensive meta-analysis of prior research has found, overall, that children ages 1 to 8 were less likely to understand picture books when they read the digital, versus print, version. However, when digital picture books contain the right...
5-Mar-2021 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

Media Invited to Register for 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting of Education Researchers

Members of the media are invited to register to attend the 2021 AERA Virtual Annual Meeting, April 8-12, for five days of cutting edge research, ideas, and engagement. The 2021 Annual Meeting theme is “Accepting Educational Responsibility.”
5-Mar-2021 9:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds Parents’ Online School Reviews Correlated with Test Scores and Demographics, Not School Effectiveness

A first-of-its-kind analysis of parents’ reviews of U.S. public K–12 schools, posted primarily from 2009 to 2019 on the popular school information site GreatSchools.org, found that most reviews were written by parents at schools in affluent...
1-Mar-2021 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites


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