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2021 Call for AERA Award Nominations Deadline: October 29
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The Call for 2021 AERA Awards Nominations is open. The nominations deadline is October 29 (except for nominations for the Outstanding Book Award, which are due October 21). Read the call. Read the 2020 AERA Awards winner announcemnet

 
 
Does “Naming and Shaming” of Colleges with Large Tuition Increases Make a Difference?
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study published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis today found that the U.S. Department of Education’s “naming and shaming” of colleges with large tuition increases does not affect institutional pricing policies or students’ enrollment decisions. Read the news release. Watch the author video.

 
 
Study: More than Half of U.S. Students Experience Summer Learning Losses Five Years in a Row
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Following U.S. students across five summers between grades 1 and 6, a little more than half (52 percent) experienced learning losses in all five summers, according to a new large national study. Students in this group lost an average of 39 percent of their total school year gains during each summer. Read more

 
 
AERA Speaks Out Against Racial Injustice
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AERA leadership has taken a strong stance against racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd and subsequent global protests against systemic racism and police violence against Black people. Read more

 
 
AERA President Testifies Before Congress on Covid-19 and the Racial Equity Implications of Reopening College and University Campuses
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AERA President Shaun Harper testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment at a hearing titled “A Major Test: Examining the Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Higher Education” on July 7. Read Harper's testimony and AERA's media advisory

 
 
2020 Annual Meeting Authors Encouraged to Participate in Interactive Presentation Gallery; Deadline Extended: September 30
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AERA sent a July 31 letter to 2020 Annual Meeting accepted paper authors encouraging them to participate in the new Interactive Presentation Gallery, which enables them to share their research widely and in innovative and engaging ways. The deadline was extended from July 31 to September 30. Read the Facts & Opportunities sheet to learn more.

 
 
Print Copy Book Sale
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AERA is offering all print-copy books at a significant discount through the end of the year. Members and institutions save an additional 30% on all print-copy titles! Visit the online store

 
 
2021 AERA Fellows Call for Nominations Extended Deadline: October 30
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AERA members are encouraged to submit nominations for education researchers who have made significant scientific or scholarly contributions to the field to be honored as an AERA Fellow.  Submit your nominations by October 30. Read the Call for Nominations.

 
 
AERA-NSF Grants Program Extended Proposal Deadline: November 2
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The AERA-NSF Grants Program is currently accepting proposals for both its Dissertation and Research Grants. With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Program provides dissertation grants to graduate students and small research grants to doctoral level scholars using large-scale data sets in their research. Learn more

 
 
How Can Education Researchers Support Education and Public Health Institutions During Covid-19?
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As education researchers’ ongoing work is interrupted by school closures, what can they do to support education and public health institutions dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic? An article published recently in Educational Researcher aims to answer that question. Read the news release. Read the overview of the authors’ recommendations 

 
 
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