<em>AERA Highlights</em> - October 2017

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October 2017

Education Research Policy and Funding News
AERA Calls

Beyond AERA
AERA in the News
Video of the Month


Alfredo Artiles Delivers 14th Annual Brown Lecture
On October 19, Alfredo J. Artiles delivered the 14th Annual Brown Lecture, “Re-envisioning Equity Research: Disability Identification Disparities as a Case in Point,” to a packed house of more than 900 at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
AERA Leadership Convenes for Fall Meeting
More than one hundred AERA leaders and representatives gathered in Washington, D.C., for the association’s 2017 Coordinated Committee Meeting on October 20–21.
AERA Releases Statement on Expansion of IPEDS and Need for Lifting Restrictions on Federal Data Collection
In an October 12 statement, AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine praised NCES for providing important new college completion data through IPEDS and called on Congress to lift restrictions preventing necessary additional data collection and research. Read the statement
AERA Congressional Fellows to Provide Insights on Sharing Education Research with Capitol Hill during November 17 Webinar—Register Now
Current and former AERA Congressional Fellows will talk about their experiences as education scientists on Capitol Hill during a November 17 webinar.
AERA Highlights National Bullying Prevention Month
AERA joined schools and other organizations across the country during October to highlight National Bullying Awareness Month to help educate the public on bullying prevention efforts and encourage individuals to get involved.

Education Research Policy and Funding News


AERA Weighs In on IES Research Goals and Other Policy Issues
In an October 2 letter, AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine submitted a response to the Institute of Education Sciences' invitation for public comment on two of its five research goals—Efficacy and Replication (Goal 3), and Effectiveness (Goal 4).
DeVos Appoints Six Members to NAGB and Makes Additional Nominations for Key Education Positions
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced on September 28 the appointment of six members to the National Assessment Governing Board. AERA member Gregory Cizek is among them.
Q&A: IES’s Liz Albro Discusses How IES Advances Education Research
Liz Albro is associate commissioner of the Teaching and Learning Division at the National Center for Education Research within the Institute of Education Sciences.

AERA Calls

Beyond AERA


AERA in the News

Recent media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research

More AERA in the News

Video of the Month: 
Fourteenth Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research (2017) with Dr. Alfredo J. Artiles

AERA Highlights is published by the American Educational Research Association monthly to inform members and others interested in education research about the latest news and developments in AERA and in the field.
Editor: Felice J. Levine
Managing Editors: Tony Pals and John Neikirk
Contributors: Juliane Baron, Jonathan Fera, David Presgraves, Jessica Sibold, Christy Talbot, and Martha Yager