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Study Finds Link between Voter Preference for Trump and Bullying in Middle School

A new study published in Educational Researcher found that bullying rates among middle school students in the spring of 2017 were 18 percent higher in localities where voters had favored Donald Trump than in those that had supported Hillary Clinton. Read the press release

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AERA in the News

Is the President Making Middle School Worse?
The New York Times, January 11, 2019

Study: Bullying rates at Virginia middle schools were higher in Trump country after his election
The Washington Post, January 9, 2019

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AERA Encourages 2018 End-of-Year Giving
December 2018

AERA is encouraging members and friends of education research to make an end-of-year contribution to important AERA initiatives. The AERA “ask” is focused on vital sets of activities supported through the Second Century Fund and the Minority Dissertation Fellowship Fund. Read more

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2018 AERA Annual Meeting in the News

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