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AERA Government Relations
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As the primary advocate of education research in the nation’s capital, AERA monitors federal legislation, policy, and regulations affecting education research, and identifies opportunities to influence the development and protection of sound science policy. Read more

 
 
Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking
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On September 19, 2017, AERA signed on to two letters, one to congressional leadership and one to the Office of Management and Budget, urging Congress and the Administration to support the recommendations issued by the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking that were released on September 7.  

 
 
Latest AERA Policy & Advocacy Headlines
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Mark Schneider Nominated to Lead Institute of Education Sciences
December 2017
On November 28, President Donald Trump nominated Mark Schneider to be the next director of the Institute of Education Sciences.
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.”
House GOP Takes First Step in Rewriting Higher Education Act
December 2017
On December 12, the House Education and Workforce Committee advanced legislation to reauthorize the Higher Education Act on a party-line vote.
Congress Acts on Tax Reform and FY 2018 Appropriations
December 2017
Congress has had a busy holiday season, working concurrently to enact legislation to reform the tax code and to fund the government for a little longer in the 2018 fiscal year.
 
 
Advocacy Center
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Check out AERA's action alerts, advocacy toolkit, and background information on policy issues and federal agencies. Learn more


 
 
When Researchers Have Access to Data, Students Succeed
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View full infographic on how data access helps students and schools succeed.

 
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