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Admissions Lotteries at Selective Colleges Might Dramatically Reduce the Enrollment of Students of Color, Low-Income Students, and Men

Simulations of lottery admissions conducted in a new study find dramatic and negative potential effects of lotteries on the admission of students of color, low-income students, and men.
3-Nov-2021 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Patterns in the Pandemic Decline of Public School Enrollment

8-Sep-2021 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds “Thriving Gap” Between Students Who Attended High School Remotely Versus in Person

New research finds that high school students who attended school remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic suffered socially, emotionally, and academically compared with those who attended in person.
13-Jul-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Measuring Teaching Practices at Scale: A Novel Application of Text-as-Data Methods

4-Jun-2021 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Interacting with Therapy Dogs Can Improve Struggling College Students’ “Thinking” Skills

New research finds that college students at risk of failing academically showed significant improvement in executive functioning after interacting with therapy dogs one hour a week for a month.
11-May-2021 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AERA Statement in Support of Teachers and Educators

As the end of the school year draws near, we want to acknowledge the incredible creativity, resilience, and hard work of educators this year. It has been a time like no other. Educators have experienced enormous stress and strain to adapt to...
30-Apr-2021 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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