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Study Snapshot: Missed Exams and Lost Opportunities: Who Could Gain from Expanded College Admission Testing? A recent AERA Open study found that universal college admission testing in the state of Virginia could increase the number of high school graduates with test scores competitive for admission at universities in the state by as much as 40 percent—and at the most selective institutions, nearly 20 percent—with larger increases for low-income students. Read the press release

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Study: Socioeconomic-based integration changes 'schooling contexts' for black students
Education Dive, June 18, 2019

The paradox of working while in college
The Hechinger Report, June 17, 2019

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AERA President Vanessa Siddle Walker Discusses the 2020 Annual Meeting Theme

May 2019

In a new video featured on the AERA website, President Vanessa Siddle Walker discusses the aims and significance of the 2020 Annual Meeting theme: “The Power and Possibilities for the Public Good When Researchers and Organizational Stakeholders Collaborate."

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2019 AERA Annual Meeting in the News

View media coverage from the 2019 Annual Meeting here.
View selected research papers from the 2019 Annual Meeting here. 

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