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AERA Announces Most Read Education Research Articles of 2017
Research on student loan aversion, the accuracy of youth political knowledge, student achievement in online charter schools, and more appears in the 10 most popular journal articles published by AERA in 2017.

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AERA in the News

Negative Findings on Performance-Based Funding
Inside Higher Ed, December 18, 2017

DeVos Delays Rule on Racial Disparities in Special Education
The New York Times, December 15, 2017

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AERA Highlights

Science Groups Respond to CDC “Evidence-based” Directive
December 2017

More than 40 science, engineering, and higher education organizations, including AERA, sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney on December 19, urging the Trump administration to ensure that the federal government “utilizes science-based decision making in its policy formulations, that scientific information is communicated in an accurate manner and reflected as such in government documents, reports, and websites.”
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Recent Research

Linking the Timing of Career and Technical Education Coursetaking With High School Dropout and College-Going Behavior
American Educational Research Journal

In this study, the authors investigate the impact of CTE courses on high school dropout and on-time graduation.
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2017 AERA Annual Meeting in the News

View media coverage from the 2017 Annual Meeting here.

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AERA staff link reporters with education researchers who represent a range of research interests, from early childhood  education to education policy and analysis, and can serve as sources for background information or quotes. 
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