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Study: Free-College Programs Have Led to Large Enrollment Increases at Two-Year Institutions, Especially Among Historically Underserved Students

A study of 33 public community college promise programs, or free-college programs, across the United States found that they are associated with large enrollment increases of first-time, full-time students—with the biggest boost in enrollment among...
20-Oct-2020 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Statement by AERA, APA, and NCME on Withdrawal of Lawsuit Against Public.Resource.Org

AERA, APA, and NCME withdrew a copyright lawsuit against Public.Resource.Org regarding its online publication of the 1999 edition of Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, the joint work product of the three organizations. Read more
16-Oct-2020 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

William F. Tate IV, National Expert on the Intersections Between Education, Society, and Public Health, to Examine the “Segregation Pandemic” at 2020 AERA Brown Lecture

The American Educational Research Association is holding the 17th Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research on October 22 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. EDT. The event, which will be held virtually, is free and open to the public. ASL and closed...
15-Oct-2020 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AERA to Hold Virtual Awards Celebration on October 3

The American Educational Research Association is holding a Virtual Awards Celebration on October 3, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT, to honor recipients of the 2020 AERA Awards and to give attendees an inside look at exemplary accomplishments in...
2-Oct-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Statement in Support of Anti-Racist Education

The hallmark of a democratic society is support and encouragement of free speech. With that freedom as foundational—protecting generally welcome and unwelcome speech of the times—we can ever improve our imperfect, but laudable union. So...
24-Sep-2020 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Organizations Announce Joint Commitment to Advancing Scholarly Study of Racism

The American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Society of Research on Adolescence (SRA), and the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) have announced that they are jointly committing to advancing scholarly inquiry related to...
18-Sep-2020 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AERA and OECD to Co-Host Webinar on Education Research Worldwide in a Covid and Post-Covid World

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will co-host a webinar on “Education Research Worldwide in a Covid and Post-Covid World” at 9:30-11:00 am EDT Wednesday,...
17-Sep-2020 5:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Correcting Covid-19 Misconceptions May Require Speaking to Individuals’ Moral Values, According to New Research

The effectiveness of educational content aimed at correcting misconceptions about the risks, transmission, and prevention of Covid-19 is largely influenced by a person’s prevailing moral values, according to a new study published today in...
9-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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