Policy & Advocacy
Policy & Advocacy
AERA Government Relations

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

Latest AERA Policy & Advocacy Headlines

NSF Selects AERA and ICPSR to Create New Data Hub to Boost STEM Education Research Efforts
AERA and ICPSR have joined forces to create a research data hub—PEERS—to connect, educate, and build a community around STEM education data resources. This new platform was competitively selected for support by the National Science Foundation. Read more

AERA Comments on Draft NIH Data-Sharing Policy
On January 10, AERA submitted comments to the NIH in response to the agency’s draft Policy for Data Management and Sharing. NIH requested comments on various aspects of the policy, including its purpose, scope, requirements, and compliance and enforcement. Read more

AERA Submits Comments in Response to OSTP Request on the American Research Environment​
On January 28, AERA submitted comments to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy in response to a request for information from the Joint Committee on the Research Environment of the National Science and Technology Council. Read more
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