AERA Highlights - November 2018
AERA Highlights - November 2018

November 2018



Annual Meeting Registration, Housing, and New Microsite to Launch in Early December

Registration and housing for the 2019 Annual Meeting will open in early December. The meeting will be held Friday, April 5 – Tuesday, April 9, in Toronto, Canada.


AERA Grants Program Holds Fall Research Conference

On November 1–3, the AERA Grants Program welcomed education researchers and federal agency representatives to its Fall Research Conference.


AERA Participates in Public Forum on Federal Data Strategy

On November 8, the Bipartisan Policy Center and White House Office of Management and Budget jointly hosted a public forum, “Promising Practices for the Federal Government’s Data Strategy,” to provide the public an opportunity to comment on a draft set of practices of the Federal Data Strategy.


AERA Executive Director Addresses 2018 ERAS-APERA International Conference in Singapore

On November 13, AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine delivered a keynote address during the 2018 Educational Research Association of Singapore–Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association International Conference.


AERA Member Cynthia Coburn Appointed to National Academies' Committee on Advancing Science Communication Research and Practice

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently announced the members of a new standing committee designed to build capacity for science communication research, strengthen connections between science communication research and practice, and expand networks of science communication practitioners and researchers.


Research Policy News


COPAFS Names Cynthia Z. F. Clark as New Executive Director

The Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics, which advocates for the development and dissemination of high-quality federal statistics, has named Cynthia Z. F. Clark as executive director, effective December 3.


AERA Takes Action on Research Policy Areas

During November, AERA signed on to and submitted comments on important research and statistical policy issues that impact education researchers.


Midterm Election Results to Have Implications for Education Research

The results of the 2018 midterm elections are certain to have considerable consequences for education and science in the next Congress.



Arthur Lupia of NSF's Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Directorate Discusses Challenges, Priorities, and Opportunities for SBE and Researchers

Arthur (Skip) Lupia began his new role as assistant director of the National Science Foundation on September 1. The following Q&A is one in an occasional series of conversations with scholars and policy and opinion leaders with an interest in and commitment to education research.

AERA Calls

AERA Publications Calls


Beyond AERA

AERA in the News

Recent media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research



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, Collin Boylin, Jessica Sibold, Calvin Spivey, Christy Talbot, George Wimberly, and Martha Yager