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AERA President Vanessa Siddle Walker Discusses the 2020 Annual Meeting Theme

Watch as AERA President Vanessa Siddle Walker discusses the 2020 Annual Meeting Theme, "The Power and Possibilities for the Public Good When Researchers and Organizational Stakeholders Collaborate." The 2020 Annual Meeting will take place April 17-21 in San Francisco, California.

School Spending Cuts Triggered by Great Recession Linked to Learning Losses for Students in Hardest Hit Areas

Substantial school spending cuts triggered by the Great Recession were associated with sizable losses in academic achievement for students living in counties most affected by the economic downturn, according to a new study published in AERA Open. Click here to read the press release. Click here to watch the authors discuss the findings.

Rookie Mistakes: The Interplay of Teacher Experience and Racial Representation

A new article published in Educational Researcher found that while the expectations gap between non-black and black teachers regarding black students’ academic potential persists regardless of experience, the gap is much larger among first year teachers. Click here to read the full study. Click here  to watch the authors discuss the findings.  

Are Achievement Gaps Related to Discipline Gaps? Evidence from National Data

An increase in either the discipline gap or the academic achievement gap between black and white students in the United States predicts a jump in the other, according to a new study published in AERA Open. Click here to read the press release. Click here to watch the authors discuss the findings.

Aligning English Language Proficiency Standards With Content Standards

A new article published in Educational Researcher highlights challenges and opportunities in aligning English language proficiency standards with content standards, as mandated by the Every Student Succeeds Act. Click here to read the full article. Click here to watch author Okhee Lee discuss her article.  

School District Secessions in the South Have Deepened Racial Segregation between School Systems

Since 2000, school district secessions in the South have increasingly sorted white and black students, and white and Hispanic students, into separate school systems, weakening the potential to improve school integration, according to a new study published in AERA Open. Read the press release

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