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

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.
2-Jul-2019 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
25-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AERA Releases Selected 2019 Annual Meeting Research Papers

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.
22-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Shaun Harper Voted AERA President-Elect

Shaun Harper, a Provost Professor in the Rossier School of Education and Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California
19-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
20-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

75 Science Societies Urge the Education Department to Base Title IX Sexual Harassment Regulations on Research and Evidence

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) today led 75 scientific societies in submitting comments on the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed changes to Title IX...
30-Jan-2019 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds Link between Voter Preference for Trump and Bullying in Middle Schools

Bullying rates among middle school students in the spring of 2017 were 18 percent higher in localities where voters had favored Donald Trump than in those that had supported Hillary Clinton, according to a study published online today in Educational...
7-Jan-2019 9:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

Can Guaranteed Admissions Help Reduce College Undermatching?

Low-income, highly qualified students are more likely to choose selective universities that match their academic profiles when they know their admission is guaranteed though state automatic admissions policies, according to a new study published...
4-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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