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AERA Statement on the Trump Administration’s Detainment of Immigrant Children

We express our continuing concern for the thousands of children and their families who are living in trauma and experiencing the pernicious effects of “zero tolerance” and separation policies and practices that render irreparable harm. Read more

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AERA in the News

Study: At least 1 in 10 immigrant children has 'interrupted schooling'
Education Dive, August 6, 2018

More students are taking AP exams, but researchers don’t know if that helps them
Chalkbeat, August 3, 2018

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AERA Highlights

AERA President Amy Stuart Wells Discusses the 2019 Annual Meeting Theme
July 2018

In a new video featured on the AERA website, President Amy Stuart Wells discusses the meaning and importance of the 2019 Annual Meeting Theme: "Leveraging Education Research in a 'Post-Truth' Era: Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence." View here

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Recent Research

Advanced Placement: The Dual Challenge of Equal Access and Effectiveness

This literature review summarizes existing research on whether the AP program has achieved its dual goals of equal access and effectiveness. Read more
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2018 AERA Annual Meeting in the News

View media coverage from the 2018 Annual Meeting here.

About AERA Communications

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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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