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

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September 2017

Education Research Policy and Funding News
New AERA Calls
Continuing AERA Calls

Beyond AERA
AERA in the News
Video of the Month


Alfredo Artiles to Give Brown Lecture
At AERA’s 2017 Brown Lecture in Education Research on October 19, Alfredo Artiles, the Ryan C. Harris Professor of Special Education and Dean of Graduate Education at Arizona State University, will examine long-standing challenges and risks associated with conducting and using research on complex equity problems.
Online Registration and Housing for 2018 Annual Meeting to Open October 9
AERA is pleased to announce that registration and housing for the 2018 AERA Annual Meeting will open October 9.
AERA Issues Statements on Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria
The destruction caused by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria has created immense pain and hardship. AERA expresses concern to our colleagues, students, and all people throughout Florida, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the entire Caribbean who are experiencing significant harm and loss. Read the Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria statements.
AERA Consortium of Universities and Research Institutions Convenes for 2017 Fall Policy Meeting
The AERA Consortium of Universities and Research Institutions met on September 17–18 for its annual two-day fall policy meeting in Washington, D.C.
AERA Celebrates #ThankAScientist Week
During the week of September 18, AERA joined eight other national scientific organizations across a diversity of disciplines to recognize and celebrate the contributions of researchers during #ThankAScientist week.

Education Research Policy and Funding News

Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking Releases Final Report
The Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking this month released its final report detailing legislative priorities and regulatory recommendations for evidence building and data management in the federal government.
House Fails to Introduce Amendment to Slash IES Funding, Budget Deal Reached for Start of FY 2018
A proposed amendment to the House omnibus appropriations bill for FY 2018 that would have slashed funding at the Institute of Education Sciences by $195 million was ultimately not introduced on the House floor during debate on September 13.
AAAS and AAU Hold Webinar on Scientific Storytelling
The lasting impact of storytelling was discussed with science researchers throughout the country during a September 6 webinar, “Golden Goose: Celebrating Science through Storytelling.”

New AERA Calls

Continuing 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: 
Thirteenth Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research (2016) with Dr. Marta Tienda

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, Christy Talbot, and Martha Yager