2014 AERA In the News
 
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Media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research (listed reverse chronologically). 

2014

January  •  February  •  March  •  April  •  May  •  June  •  July  
August  •  September  October November December

December

Number of students being held back plunges over past decade
Desecret News, December 17, 2014

Then and Now: When ‘School Choice’ Creates a Divide
Jackson Free Press, December 17, 2014

Number of students held back sees sharp decline
Education Dive, December 15, 2014

Student retention rates declining in U.S.
EdSource, December 14, 2014

Big Drop In Students Being Held Back, But Why?
NPR, December 12, 2014

Nationwide Grade-Retention Rates Have Dropped, New Study Finds
Education Week, December 11, 2014

Percentage Of Students Held Back A Grade Plunges
Huffington Post, December 11, 2014

Community College Programs Can Lead To Big Payoffs — In The Right Fields
NPR, December 11, 2014

Morning Education: Report Roll Call
Politico, December 11, 2014

Bias on ethnic studies? Look in the mirror
Arizona Republic, December 10, 2014

New York State Teachers' Average SAT Scores on the Rise, Especially in Low-Income Areas
University Herald, December 9, 2014

Higher Academic Standing Seen Among Recent New York Teacher Hires
Education Week, December 8, 2014

More People With Higher SAT Scores Are Going Into Teaching, Says Study
Huffington Post, December 8, 2014

High turnover in school district leadership
EdSource, December 8, 2014

Another ethnic-studies study claiming to perform miracles
Arizona Republic, December 8, 2014

UVA research finds academic ability of New York teachers has increased
Augusta Free Press, December 7, 2014

Education Scholar Remembered as Giant in His Field
Education Week, December 5, 2014

Finding Great Educational Apps for Your Kids
L.A. Parent, December 5, 2014

Principals reject ‘value-added’ assessment that links test scores to educators’ jobs
The Washington Post, December 4, 2014

"Missing the (Student Achievement) Forest for All the (Political) Trees"
Education Week (Ethnic Studies), December 2, 2014

Study links student achievement to defunct program
Associated Press, December 2, 2014

What's wrong with using data to grade teachers?
Aljazeera America, December 2, 2014

The passing of a giant in education
The Washington Post (The Answer Sheet), December 1, 2014

Banned Mexican-American Studies Curriculum Boosted Student Achievement: Study
Huffington Post, December 1, 2014


 

November

Can Ethnic Studies Improve Student Achievement? Researcher Says Yes
NBC News, November 28, 2014 

Studies on smaller class sizes inconclusive
Albuquerque Journal, November 25, 2014

Helping students with needs that extend outside the classroom
Boston Globe, November 24, 2014

Short-term certificate programs offer opportunity, but buyer beware
Dothan Eagle, November 23, 2014

Mexican American Studies Student Achievement Research: A Second Look
Tucson Weekly, November 17, l2014

Academic Benefits of Mexican-American Studies Reaffirmed in New Analysis
Education Week, November 14, 2014

Review of community colleges finds mixed results
Consumer Affairs, November 10, 2014

Short-Term Certificates Might Not Be the Best Bet
Diverse, November 9, 2014

Quiz: Fast track to certification
American Public Media, November 7, 2014

Study: Quickie Degrees Basically Useless
Daily Caller, November 7, 2014

Popular, short-term training programs may not pay off for students
PBS "NewsHour," November 6, 2014

Study: Not all college work boosts future earnings
Associated Press, November 6, 2014

One Type of College Education That Almost Never Pays Off
Money, November 6, 2014

Community College Returns High for Most Programs
U.S. News & World Report, November 6, 2014

Financial benefits of popular short-term certificates questioned
Hechinger Report, November 6, 2014

Payoff Found to be Slim for Short-Term Certificates From Community Colleges
Education Week, November 6, 2014

Short-Term Certificates Boom, but Study Finds They Don’t Help Students Get Jobs
Chronicle of Higher Education, November 6, 2014

Morning Education: Short-Term Certificates Short on Gains
Politico, November 6, 2014

Study: Not all college certificates are created equal
Education Dive, November 6, 2014


October

The Big Problem With Time’s Teacher-Bashing Cover Story
San Diego Free Press, October 27, 2014

How Changes to Voting Laws Prompted Education Inequality
U.S. News & World Report, October 24, 2014

AERA Lecturer Anderson: Voting Inequity, Education Gaps Go Hand in Hand
Education Week, October 23, 2014

The War on Teacher Tenure
Time, October 23, 2014

Morning Education: The Summer, in Lobbying
Politico, October 22, 2014

Efforts Build to Track School Climate for LGBT Students
Education Week, October 21, 2014

False Apologies From Arne Duncan
Huffington Post, October 19, 2014

10 Colleges With the Highest 4-Year Graduation Rates
U.S. News & World Report, October 14, 2014

Morning Education: New Outlet for Ed Researchers
Politico, October 10, 2014

AERA Launches Online Journal to Fill Holes in Education Research
Education Week, October 9, 2014

Does a Teacher's ELL Specialty Trump Overall Value-Added Effectiveness?
Education Week, October 7, 2014

For English-Learners, an Effective Teacher in Any Language Is What Matters
Education Week, October 7, 2014

Study: More than 20 percent of middle school students experience inappropriate touching
The Rock River Times, October 2, 2014

How teachers sometimes fool themselves
The Washington Post, October 1, 2014

First, do no harm
Times Argus, October 1, 2014

Why Emphasis on Math And Science In Schools Is Hurting Our Economy
Trentonian, October 1, 2014

Morning Education: Movers and Shakers
AERA has tapped Juliane Baron to serve as new director of government relations...
Politico, October 1, 2014

Study: Lynch School Program Boosts Low-Income Schools
Boston College Chronicle, October 1, 2014

Policies and programs aimed at keeping kids safe and out of trouble: Research roundup
Journalist's Resource, October, 2014


September

Research Indicates No Relationship between Student Standardized Test Scores and Quality of Teacher Performance
Teachers.Net Gazette, September 2014

Lobbying World
AERA will have Juliane Baron as its new director of government relations...
The Hill, September 30, 2014

Learning Payoff Found for 'City Connects' Program
Education Week, September 30, 2014

Code-Switching and Professional Development
Inside Higher Ed, September 29, 2014

Why ‘no excuses’ charter schools mold ‘very submissive’ students — starting in kindergarten
A Breaking News, September 24, 2014

Boyd's call to fix evaluations faces its own challenges
Santa Fe New Mexican, September 22, 2014

Poor Elijah's Almanack: First do no harm
New Haven Register, September 22, 2014

College choice: Consider many factors
Times Recorder, September 21, 2014

So, What Exactly Would Change in Federal Education Research Under the Senate Bill?
Education Week, September 18, 2014

Senate Research Bill Mostly Sticks to House Language (subscription required)
Politico Pro, September 18, 2014

Bill Targets U.S. Education Research
Inside Higher Ed, September 18, 2014

Former 'Redshirted' Students May Get Advanced Placement Edge, Study Finds
Education Week, September 12, 2014

Forget iPads, Education Needs a Whole New Framework
Huffington Post - Education, September 8, 2014 

Rating teachers not as easy as 1, 2, 3 
POLITICO Pro, September 1, 2014


August

How to $urvive college (subscription required)
Philadelphia Business Journal, August 29, 2014

Look at the difference an hour a week can make (subscription required)
The Bakersfield Californian, August 29, 2014

Keeping the National Center for Education Statistics independent
The Hill, August 28, 2014

Physical Fitness Associated With Less Depression in Middle School Girls
Education Week, August 27, 2014

Groups Release Standards for Research Testing
Education Week, August 26, 2014

New Study: Engage Kids with 7x the Effect
Edutopia, August 25, 2014

Vermont Stands Up for Education
Huffington Post - Education, August 25, 2014

Why LA sends failing students on to the next grade
EdSource, August 21, 2014

Study: Tougher academic standards raising school drop-out rate
Consumer Affairs, August 19, 2014

Ed researchers fail reliability standard
Cabinet Report, August 19, 2014

More Math and Science Courses trigger Higher Dropout Rates among High School Students, Study
University Herald, August 19, 2014

Districts Weigh Student Retention With Stigma of Being 'Held-Back'
Education Week, August 19, 2014

National Groups Release New Standards for Educational Research Testing
Education Week (Inside School Research)August 18, 2014

Popular Child-Poverty Measure Gets Another Look
Education Week, August 18, 2014

Why Los Angeles Sends Failing Students On To The Next Grade
Huffington Post - San Francisco, August 15, 2014

Study: Dropout risk goes up with higher math/science hurdle
The Seattle Times (Education Lab Blog), August 14, 2014

Failure to Replicate
Inside Higher Ed, August 14, 2014

Higher-Education Research Rarely Gets Replicated
The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 14, 2014

Morning Education: The Rarity of Replication Research 
Politico, August 14, 2014

The Rural Student Brain Gain
DailyYonder.com, August 12, 2014

The downside of high school science requirements: More dropouts
arstechnica.com, August 12, 2014

Don’t just delay – ditch A-F grades
The Charlotte Observer, August 11, 2014

Does the Ivy League Matter?
Bloomberg Businessweek: Bloomberg Schools, August 8, 2014

Study Finds Minimal Impact of Selectivity on Degree Completion
Diverse, August 7, 2014

Study: College Selectivity Doesn't Improve Graduation Rates
U.S. News & World Report, August 7, 2014

Study: Attending a more selective college doesn't improve graduation prospects
The Christian Science Monitor, August 7, 2014

College graduation rates: More to do with students admitted than the college itself
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Get Schooled Blog), August 7, 2014

Morning Education: Selectivity Not the 'Secret Sauce'
Politico, August 7, 2014

Study Rejects Notion That Selective College Boosts Graduation Chances
Education Week, August 7, 2014

Little evidence found that academic mismatch alters graduation rates
The Hechinger Report, August 7, 2014

Selectivity Doesn’t Improve Graduation Prospects, Study Finds
The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 7, 2014

Selectivity and Graduation Rates
Inside Higher Ed, August 7, 2014

Going to a more selective college doesn't make you more likely to graduate
Vox.com, August 7, 2014

Does Raising High School Grad Requirements Work?
Governing.com, August 6, 2014

Fact-checking Campbell Brown: What she said, what research really shows
The Washington Post, August 3, 2014


July

Lack of maths prerequisites ‘leads students to drop out’
The Australian, July 29, 2014

Teacher quality and test scores: Recent studies raise questions
The Seattle Times, July 25, 2014

Some Strings Attached
Inside Higher Ed, July 24, 2014

Compulsory maths study lifts dropouts
The Australian, July 23, 2014

Right and wrong methods for teaching first graders who struggle with math
The Hechinger Report (Education by the Numbers), July 21, 2014

New York schools have lower dropout rates than national average
Watertown Daily Times, July 21, 2014

Best way to help English learners not as simple as the math
The Modesto Bee, July 20, 2014

Pa. teacher tenure legislation is short-sighted and premature: Kate Shaw and Adam Schott
Penn Live (The Patriot News), July 18, 2014

Charter fight: Bridgeport and the battle over school choice
Divided Connecticut, July 18, 2014

Unintended consequences of raising state math, science graduation requirements
Daily Kos, July 16, 2014

Raising State Math, Science Graduation Requirements Will Mean More Dropouts
Science 2.0, July 15, 2014

Tougher High School Exit Criteria May Not Boost College Prospects, Study Says
Education Week, July 15, 2014

More math in school means more drop-outs
Examiner.com, July 15, 2014

Study: Raising math, science course graduation requirements can boost dropout rate
(article link not available)
POLITICO Pro, July 15, 2014

Morning Education: Research groups concerned about NCES rewrite
Politico, July 14, 2014

Scholarly Groups Urge Changes to Federal Ed Research Bill
Inside Higher Ed, July 14, 2014

Study: Negative Reputation of No Child Left Behind Undeserved
UT Dallas News Center, July 14, 2014

Teens Say School Sex Harassment Goes Unpunished
WomensEnews.org, July 10, 2014

Reporter’s Guide to Research: Getting Smart About Education Studies
Education Writers Association (The Educated Reporter), July 8, 2014

Fix the ESEA Waivers Before It's Too Late
Education Week, July 7, 2014

Schools cool to direct instruction as teachers ‘choose their own adventure’
The Australian, July 5, 2014


June

NCLB Act has done little to help kids in impoverished school districts
Examiner.com, June 29, 2014

Drill, baby, drill? Study finds worksheets, practice improve math skills more than fun stuff
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Get Schooled Blog), June 27, 2014

Study: Music, Manipulatives are Fun, but Basics Best for Struggling Math Students
Education Week (Inside School Research), June 26, 2014

Explicit Instruction Works Best for Struggling Math Students
U.S. News & World Report, June 26, 2014

Here’s How Not to Teach First-Grade Math
Pacific Standard, June 26, 2014

Morning Education: Adding Up What Works for Math Teachers
Politico, June 26, 2014

Using standardized test scores in teacher evaluations (K-12 Education Blog)
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, June 24, 2014

Missing the Expected Impact
Inside Higher Ed, June 20, 2014

DC to Suspend Test Scores in Teacher Evaluations
Associated Press (via ABC News.com), June 19, 2014

Education Researchers Wary as Senate Takes Up NSF Funding
Education Week (Inside School Research), June 17, 2014

Some Observations on Ed Research and Journalism
Education Week (Inside School Research), June 16, 2014

How to get the most from e-books
South China Morning Post, July 15, 2014

HBCU Education Deans Hope Brainstorming Proves Fruitful
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, June 15, 2014

California teacher tenure case: Witness says judge misquoted him
San Jose Mercury News, June 13, 2014

Study: No Child Left Behind May Benefit Teachers
State Impact: Indiana, June 11, 2014

Gates Foundation urges delay in using tests for teacher evaluation
The Washington Post, June 10, 2014

Possible Redemption for No Child Left Behind?
The Atlantic, June 10, 2014

Turns Out No Child Left Behind May Have Actually Been Good For Teachers
Huffington Post, June 10, 2014

NCLB Not So Negative for Teachers, Study Says
Education Week (Inside School Research), June 10, 2014

Study: No Child did no real damage to teacher morale or commitment
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Get Schooled Blog), June 10, 2014

New study shows No Child Left Behind not so bad after all 
Examiner.com, June 10, 2014

Morning Education: Teachers Bothered By NCLB? Nah.
Politico, June 10, 2014 

Educators: Keep kids learning to avoid 'summer slide'
The Daytona Beach News-Journal, June 7, 2014 

Education Accountability We Can Believe In
AlterNet, June 5, 2014

‘Network routers’: a new proposal to put education research into practice
The Washington Post (Answer Sheet), June 3, 2014 

Costs, Quality on Radar as Dual Enrollment Rises (subscription required)
Education Week, June 3, 2014

Quality Education (Letters to the Editor)
The New Yorker, June 2, 2014


May

Not all effective school leaders are alike
Philly.com, May 26, 2014

Teens Are Shameless Liars When You Ask Them Serious Questions for Science
The Wire, May 23, 2014

Study Suggests E-Readers Actually Undermine Reading Benefits in Kids
babble.com, May 22, 2014

'Mischievous Responders' Confound Research On Teens
NPR, May 22, 2014

Mayor says ‘most people’ should ‘grow a pair’ to stop bullying
The Washington Post (Answer Sheet), May 21, 2014

On Campus: Education writers give, take lessons at conference
The Modesto Bee, May 21, 2014

States Forge Ahead on Principal Evaluation (subscription required)
Education Week, May 20, 2014

Scores alone don't ID good teachers
The Virginian-Pilot, May 19, 2014

'Mischievous Responders' May Skew Survey-Based Studies of Teens (subscription required)
Education Week, May 15, 2014

Test scores tied to good teaching?
Newsday, May 14, 2014

New research deals blows to metrics used in New York teacher evaluations
Chalkbeat (New York), May 14, 2014 

New study includes Dallas ISD data to dis Value Added Model for teacher evaluations
Dallas Morning News (Education Blog), May 14, 2014

Casting doubt on linking teacher evaluations to test scores
Los Angeles Times, May 14, 2014

Good teaching, poor test scores: Doubt cast on grading teachers by student performance
The Washington Post, May 13, 2014

The irony in new study that bashes popular teacher evaluation method
The Washington Post (The Answer Sheet), May 13, 2014

Report Finds Weak Link Between Value-Added Measures and Teacher Instruction
U.S. News and World Report, May 13, 2014

The Death of Creativity in the Classroom
Huffington Post, May 13, 2014

Morning Education: Another study appearing in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis
Politico, May 13, 2014

Studies Highlight Complexities of Using Value-Added Measures (subscription required)
Education Week, May 13, 2014

Researchers give failing marks to national effort to measure good teaching
The Hechinger Report (Education by the Numbers), May 13, 2014

Another blow to reliability of measuring teacher effectiveness through test scores
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 13, 2014

Duncan, Haslam to address education writers at Vanderbilt
TimesFressPress.com, May 9, 2014

Neuroscientists Need Child Care, Too
AAUW.org, May 7, 2014

People Aren't Stupid; Science Is Just Hard -- Why We're Wrong to Quickly Dismiss Ed Research
RealClearEducation, May 6, 2014

Findings: A Daily Roundup of Academic Studies
National Affairs, May 5, 2014

Actually, Louis C.K. was right about Common Core
The Washington Post, May 3 2014

The preschool puzzle
Science Watch (APA), May 2, 2014


April

Ford-supported research on “New Regionalism”
Education Policy Blog, April 30, 2014

What You Need to Know Before Letting Your Kids Read E-Books
TIME, April 28, 2014

It Depends
Work in Progress Blog (Hewlett Foundation), April 28, 2014

Study finds early U.S. compulsory schooling laws benefited minorities students
University of Kansas, April 25, 2014

Alternatives Emerge To Affirmative Action
NPR, April 25, 2014

Study Finds That Early Compulsory School Attendance Laws Increased Equality (subscription required)
Education Week, April 24, 2014

What is the effect of a state ban on affirmative action?
Vox, April 23, 2014

U.S. 4th Graders Get More Help With Less Homework, Study Finds (subscription required)
Education Week, April 22, 2014

You can’t take it with you; more than 40 percent of community college transfer students unable to transfer their credits to a four-year school
The Hechinger Report (Education by the Numbers), April 21, 2014

Children Who Visit Museums Have Higher Achievement in Reading, Math, and Science
UpNext: The IMLS Blog, April 21, 2014

Community-College Quiz: What's in a Name? (subscription required)
The Wall Street Journal, April 20, 2014

It's a great time to be an EdTech startup
Vator News, April 18, 2014

New study suggests ebooks could negatively affect how we comprehend what we read
USA Today, April 17, 2014

Study Suggests Ways to Sharpen 'Tools of the Mind'
Education Week, April 16, 2014

Studies Hit on Ways to Nurture Students' 'Growth Mindsets'
Education Week, April 14, 2014

Studies Offer Insights on Implementing Common Core
Education Week, April 14, 2014

Print Textbooks Lead to Higher Reading Comprehension Than Digital: Study
Media Bistro, April 14, 2014

High and low points from the AERA education conference
The Notebook (Philadelphia Public School), April 14, 2014

Are Indiana schools wasting their money on practice tests?
Chalkbeat, April 14, 2014

What Types of E-Books Are Best for Young Readers?
Mind/Shift, April 14, 2014

Clay Aiken – Changed The Experience Of His Life
Clay Aiken News Network, April 13, 2014

Don’t underestimate your kindergartner; research shows they can learn more
Southern California Public Radio, April 11, 2014

The New School Reform Model: 'Dumping the Losers'
The Washington Post, April 11, 2014

Unionisation: Good For Teachers But Bad For Students
Tres Magazine, April 11, 2014

MH370 could lead to new mindset
New Strait Times, April 11, 2014

Are E-Books Better or Worse Than Print For Kids? Both
NBC News, April 11, 2014

Q & A with Dr. Ruby Takanishi, our New Senior Research Fellow
EdCentral, April 11, 2014

Students Reading E-Books Are Losing Out, Study Suggests
The New York Times, April 10, 2014

Many States Left Key NCLB Flexibility on the Table
Education Week, April 10, 2014

AERA Hangover (Division J Post-Conference Series)
A Community of Higher Ed Scholars, April 10, 2014

More than 20 percent of middle schoolers experience inappropriate touching
Medical Express, April 9, 2014

How To Help Low-Income Parents Talk To Their Kids About College
Time.com, April 9, 2014

Academic Gap in Athletics Spending
Inside Higher Ed, April 9, 2014

Chinese Students in the Classroom
Inside Higher Ed, April 9, 2014

Differences Between Urban, Rural Life May Impact College Choices
Daily Toreador, April 9, 2014

'Dump the Losers': Where Do City and District Leaders Really Stand?
The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, April 9, 2014

Kihn: It's a Misconception That Renaissance Charters Will Get 'Extra" Money
The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, April 8, 2014 

The Prestige Payoff
Inside Higher Ed, April 8, 2014

Recession Boosts STEM Enrollment
TheScientist, April 8, 2014 

Hi-tech innovation gauges science learning in preschoolers
University of Cincinnati, April 7, 2014

Remedial courses fail bachelor's degree seekers, but boost those in associate's programs
Science Codex (Released by Boston College), April 7, 2014

From AERA: The 'Portfolio Model' and Where It's Headed in Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, April 7, 2014

Model 'Inclusive' STEM High Schools Share Common Traits, Researchers Say
Education Week, April 7, 2014

Philadelphia Education Town Hall with AERA and APPS
Examiner.com, April 7, 2014

Poverty-Related Challenges Sap Instructional Time in High Schools
Education Week, April 7, 2014

Recession Spurred Enrollments in STEM Fields, Study Funds
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 7, 2014

Social Media Scholarship
Inside Higher Ed, April 7, 2014

The STEM Enrollment Boom
Inside Higher Ed, April 7, 2014

STEM Majors Growing in US, Suggests Research
Times Higher Education, April 7, 2014

'Undermatching' Pros and Cons
Inside Higher Ed, April 7, 2014

'Dump the Losers' Comment at National Ed Conference Sparks Ire
Metro, April 6, 2014

Gleason's Call to Close 'Loser' Schools Infuriates Public Ed Advocates
Philadelphia City Paper, April 6, 2014

Researchers Discuss Role of HBCUs in Supporting School-Age Black Males
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, April 6, 2014 

School Funding Ideas Shared
Philadelphia Tribune, April 6, 2014

Sexual Violence Among Students is a Significant Problem as Early as Middle School, Says Study
Huffington Post, April 6, 2014

Studies Offer Practical Ways to Bring 'Growth Mindset' Research to Schools (subscription required)
Education Week, April 6, 2014

Study: Sexual Harassment Frequent Among Middle School Students
US News & World Report, April 6, 2014

City's "Portfolio Model" of School Governance Comes in for Harsh Criticism
CBS Philadelphia, April 5, 2014

Science teachers in low-income schools face barriers to use of methods 
examiner.com, April 5, 2014

Fattah to Address American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia
Congressman Chaka Fattah, House of Representatives, April 5, 2014

Perceptions Of Student Ability, Testing Pressures Hinder Some Science Teachers
Science 2.0, April 5, 2014

Interim Assessments Yield Disappointing Results in Indiana Study (subscription required)
Education Week, April 5, 2014

The Disadvantage of Rural Students in College Enrollment and Choice
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 4, 2014


Early Concerns About E-Books' Effect on Reading Comprehension, Researchers Say
Education Week, April 4, 2014

From AERA: Are the Schools in Philadelphia Trending in the Right Direction?
The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, April 4, 2014

Grants vs. Loans
Inside Higher Ed, April 4, 2014

Hite, Leaders to Discuss Education Reform
NBC Philadelphia, April 4, 2014

How 'Undermatching' Shapes Students' College Experience
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 4, 2014

Researchers Highlight Supply-Side Shortages for Voucher Programs
Education Week, April 4, 2014

Why Some Students Stay and Others Drop Out
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 4, 2014

Morning Education: Edu-Wonk Heaven
Politico, April 3, 2014

National Researchers Talk Education on City's Turf
Philadelphia Business Journal, April 3, 2014

Research on Children and Math: Underestimated and Unchallenged
The New York Times, April 3, 2014

Going to AERA? These Sessions Have a Philadelphia Focus
The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, April 2, 2014

Science-themed music videos boost scientific literacy, study shows
The University Herald, April 2, 2014


March

Kindergarten Shifts
NAESP.org, March/ April 2014

Does Mandatory Testing Improve College-Going Rates?
Inside Higher Ed, March 31, 2014

Three African American Faculty Members Win Awards
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, March 28, 2014

Sarah Darrer Littman: Don't Believe the Common Core Propaganda
DianeRavitch.net, March 28, 2014

Pregaming AERA (subscription required)
Education Week, March 26, 2014

Principals Pressed for Time to Lead Instructional Change (subscription required)
Education Week, March 25, 2014

For students who transfer, lost credits can doom college hopes
ReutersMarch 24, 2014

More than 80 American Institutes for Research Experts Selected to Participate in American Educational Research Association’s Annual Meeting
AIR.org, March, 24, 2014

Community college grads face obstacles in transferring credits
Consumer Affairs, March 21, 2014

Making the Jump to a Four-Year Degree Difficult for Community College Students
Ed Beat (Blog - Education Writers Association), March 21, 2014

Community college students less likely to earn 4-year degree due to 'lost' credits
MLive, March 21, 2014

No more bad credit - Colleges should work to ensure students can successfully transfer their community college credits
The Cavalier Daily (University of Virginia), March 21, 2014

Devil Is in the Details When It Comes to Tracking, Detracking
Education Week, March 21, 2014

Study: Early exposure to advanced math, reading boosts performance
SmartBrief, March 21, 2014

College students will learn how to hack computers, then protect them: Higher Education Roundup
Cleveland.com, March 20, 2014

Why many community college students don't graduate
CBSNews.org, March 20, 2014

The Mess That Race to the Top Inflicted on Connecticut's Schools
Diane Ravitch's blog, March 19, 2014

Despite transfer roadblocks, community college transfers as likely to earn BA as 4-year
ScienceDaily, March 19, 2014

Academic credits lost when students transfer from community colleges, study suggests
The Daily Free Press (Boston University), March 19, 2014

Community college transfers as likely to earn a BA as four-year students, despite credit transfer roadblocks
Phys.org, March 19, 2014

Starting All Over Again
Inside Higher Ed, March 19, 2014

Report: 1 in 10 Community College Transfers Lose Nearly All Course Credits
U.S. News & World Report, March 19, 2014

Credits Could Be Game-Changer For Transfers  
Politico Pro, March 19, 2014

Barriers to credit transfers lower graduation rates, new study finds
The Hechinger Report, March 19, 2014

Recent study shows emotional learning in school can boost academics
Austin American-Statesman, March 15, 2014

Parents, teachers support year-round school at Sunset Park Elementary
Star News Online, March 14, 2014

AERA Highlights Boost in NYC Kids' Fitness
ExpandedSchools.org, March 13, 2014

Study Links Responsive Teaching to Academic Gains
Education Week, March 12, 2014

Universities' National Rankings Affect Competitiveness of Application Process
Arkansas Traveler (University of Arkansas), March 12, 2014

MOOC Learners: Who They Are, What Motivates Them
Huffington Post, March 11, 2014

New Typology for International Scholarship Programs
Inside Higher Ed, March 11, 2014

Teachers College graduate education programs rank among top nationally
ASU News (Arizona State University), March 11, 2014

Let's Mend, Not End, Educational Testing
Education Week, March 11, 2014

Letting Teachers Also Handle Social And Emotional Skills Can Lead To Academic Gains - Study
Science 2.0, March 9, 2014

Focus on Social, Emotional Skills in Classroom Tied to Academic Gains
PsychCentral.com, March 8, 2014

Professional Development Pays Off for i3-Funded Program (subscription required)
Education Week, March 7, 2014

Socialization technique helps in academic achievement, trial study finds
The Washington Post, March 6, 2014

Two local researchers among 2014 AERA Fellows
Pittsburgh Business Times, March 6, 2014

Professor named AERA fellow
The Observer (Notre Dame & Saint Mary's), March 6, 2014

Let's Tailor Technology in Classrooms to Serve Marginalized Students
Huffington Post, March 6, 2014

Study: Improving Students’ Social and Emotional Skills Can Lead to Academic Gains
UVA Today (University of Virginia), March 6, 2014

AERA Kicks Off Site on Common Standards
Education Week, March 4, 2014


February

AERA Appoints Inaugural Editors for New Open-Access Journal Social Science Space Blog, February 28, 2014 Research methods in hard sciences and education: are there fundamental differences? Making Minds Blog, February 27, 2014  Common Core is Focus of New AERA Site on Newsworthy Research Topics (subscription required) Education Week, February 26, 2014

Solid research or pseudo-science: How can you tell?
Lesley University Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative, February 24, 2014

It Takes a Community
Chief Learning Officer, February 24, 2014

Striking the Right Match
Inside Higher Education, February 20, 2014

Analysis Finds NCLB Waivers Too Often Maintain Flawed Accountability Practices 
(subscription required)
Education Week, February 20, 2014

Grading the No Child Left Behind waivers
American Enterprise Institute, February 19, 2014

Is Kindergarten Actually Too Easy For Many Kids? New Research Says Yes
Education Week, February 19, 2014

Stop demoralizing teachers
Charlotte Observer, February 14, 2014

Study Finds That Kindergarten is Too Easy
Education Week, February 13, 2014

Researchers find drop in affirmative action use for college admissions decisions
TheDailyUW.com (University of Washington), February 13, 2014

Trying Something New: AERA Annual Meeting
Tombrarian Blog, February 12, 2014

Tenure: Recipe For Excellence Or Stagnation?
Wisconsin Public Radio, February 12, 2014

What Happens When There's No Affirmative Action
The Street, February 11, 2014

Is 'Undermatching' Overrated?
Inside Higher Ed, February 10, 2014

Penn GSE Study Suggests That in the Classroom, the Risks of the Few Affect the Performance of the Many
BusinessWire, February 10, 2014

Study Weighs Academic Effects of Sports, Early Sex, Bullying on Teenagers
Education Week, February 7, 2014

Stanford professor points out potential flaw in reading lessons for Spanish-speaking students in U.S.
Stanford News, February 5, 2014

 


January

Study: A High Rank for Colleges Can Increase Applications
"Morse Code" Blog, U.S. News & World Report, January 23, 2014

Student happiness more influential than academic status in college rankings, study suggests
The Daily Free Press (Boston University), January 22, 2014
 
A revealing thought experiment about student achievement and school reform
The Washington Post, January 22, 2014 

Research Trumps Rankings for a Wise College Choice
CityTownInfo.com, January 22, 2014

Happiness rankings influence choice of university
The Australian, January 20, 2014

Do college rankings really matter? Yes — in some surprising ways
Seattle Times, January 20, 2014

States following the law on affirmative action limits in college admissions
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 20, 2014

New Study Quantifies Impact of College Ratings
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, January 19, 2014

Arts-education champion Elliot Eisner dies at 80
Palo Alto Online, January 17, 2014

A Party School Ranking Could Cost a University a Drop in Enrollment
InTheCapital, January 17, 2014

College Rankings Influence Enrollment; the Real Reason University Leaders Dislike 'Party School' Label
University Herald, January 17, 2014

College Rankings Really Do Influence Which Schools Students Apply To
The Atlantic, January 17, 2014

Stanford Professor Elliot Eisner, champion of arts education, dead at 80
Stanford News, January 17, 2014

Study Reveals The Real Reason Why Colleges Hate Party School Rankings
Huffington Post, January 16, 2014

Lighter social science regulation requires integrity
Times Higher Education, January 16, 2014

New study quantifies impact of ratings
The Hechinger Report, January 16, 2014

Students Just Want to Be Happy
Inside Higher Ed, January 16, 2014

Your College's Reputation in Measurable Ways
The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 16, 2014

College rankings: Study finds they influence applicants
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 16, 2014

Selective Public Colleges Are Using Affirmative Action Less, Study Finds 
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Politico Pro, January 13, 2014

Kindergarten Classes Should Focus on More Advanced Content, Less Basics, Research Shows
MLive, January 13, 2014

Should Principals Stop Visiting Classrooms?
The Washington Post, January 8, 2014

Time for a New Approach to Professional-Development Research?
Education Week, January 6, 2014


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