AERA Highlights - November 2022


November 2022


AERA News

John B. Diamond Delivers 2022 Brown Lecture to Thousands Worldwide
On November 3, John B. Diamond presented the 2022 AERA Brown Lecture in Education Research, “Defending the Color Line: White Supremacy, Opportunity Hoarding, and the Legacy of Brown,” to a small in-person audience at the AERA Convening Center in Washington, D.C., and a virtual audience of nearly 3,000 viewers from 38 countries. Read more

Ball, Tillman to Present 2023 Distinguished Annual Meeting Lectures
AERA has announced that renowned scholars Arnetha F. Ball and Linda C. Tillman will deliver the Distinguished Lectures at the 2023 Annual Meeting, to be held April 13–16 in Chicago and May 4–5 on the online platform. Read more

AERA to Hold Graduate Student Research-in-Progress Roundtable Series at 2023 Annual Meeting—Application Deadline: January 9, 2023
AERA will pilot a new initiative at the 2023 Annual Meeting called the Graduate Student Research-in-Progress Roundtable Series. Read more

AERA Asks for 2022 End-of-Year Giving to Support Graduate Fellowships and Annual Meeting Attendance for Graduate Students
AERA is reaching out to members and other friends of education research to urge end-of-year giving tied to broadening inclusion in the field and supporting professional involvement of graduate students in need. Read more

AERA President Rich Milner and AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine Issue Statement on the Gun Violence at the University of Virginia
AERA extends its condolences to the families, friends, and communities of the victims of gun violence at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., on November 13. Read more


AERA has announced a Youth Teams in Education Research Special Program to be held as part of the 2023 AERA Annual Meeting. Proposals are due December 6. Read more

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Voices from the Field

Robert Kelchen Provides Tips for Summarizing Research for a Broad Audience‚Äč
AERA member Robert Kelchen is a professor of education and head of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Read more


Research and Science Policy News

IES Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Invites Others to Join in Highlighting Accomplishments and Future Directions
The Institute of Education Sciences marked its official 20th anniversary on November 3. Read more

NSF EDU Advisory Committee Holds First Meeting with New Assistant Director and New Name
On November 9–10, members of the National Science Foundation STEM Education Advisory Committee met under the theme “Building and Strengthening Pathways to a STEM Literate Citizenry and Workforce.” Read more
Midterm Elections Set Stage for Changes on Key Committees for 118th Congress
The results of the 2022 midterm elections resulted in a change in party control of the House, from Democrats to Republicans. Read more

AERA is pleased to offer the open access AERA i-Presentation Gallery, featuring thousands of presentations from AERA annual meeting papers.


AERA Calls

AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research—Deadline for Proposals: December 1

AERA Youth Team in Education Research Special Program—Deadline for Proposals: December 6

AERA Education Research Service Projects—Deadline for Proposals: January 9, 2023

AERA Education Research Conferences—Deadline for Proposals: March 6, 2023


AERA Publications Calls

Call for Editors: Educational Researcher 2024–2026


New AERA Videos

19th Annual Brown Lecture with John Diamond

Joshua Rosenberg Discusses the New Educational Researcher Article "Posts About Students on Facebook: A Data Ethics Perspective"


Federal Funding Opportunity

National Science Foundation—Experiential Learning for Emerging and Novel Technologies (ExLENT)—Deadline: March 2, 2023


Beyond AERA

Visit the Beyond AERA webpage for professional advancement opportunities from other organizations, including calls for papers and submissions, meetings and conferences, and other activities.


AERA in the News

Recent media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research

How School Social Media Accounts Put Student Privacy at Risk
Tech & Learning, November 30

Teachers felt more COVID anxiety than healthcare workers, study finds
LA School Report, November 28

‘It Killed My Spirit': How 3 Teachers Are Navigating the Burnout Crisis in Education
NBC Washington, November 22

Teachers ‘More Stressed Than Healthcare Workers’ During Pandemic, Study Says
Forbes, November 17

Anxiety alert: Teachers are more stressed out than frontline workers
District Administration, November 16

Teachers experienced more pandemic anxiety than healthcare workers, study says
UPI, November 15

Anxiety higher for teachers than healthcare, office workers during pandemic
K-12 Dive, November 15

Pandemic Anxiety Was Higher for Teachers Than for Health-Care Workers
Education Week, November 15

Teachers Felt More COVID Anxiety than Healthcare Workers, Study Finds
The 74, November 15

Study: School Facebook Pages May Compromise Student Privacy
Government Technology, November 10

Report: Schools’ Facebook Posts May Violate Student Privacy
IT Security News, November 9

Unified Sports Level the Playing Field for Students With Disabilities
Education Week, November 8

Study Shows Millions of Student Privacy Breaches on Social Media
THE Journal, November 7

How Is White Supremacy Embedded in School Systems Today? A Scholar Explains
Education Week, November 3

Northwestern faculty reflect on Supreme Court affirmative action cases, discuss past and future of race in college admissions
The Daily Northwestern, November 2

Fed’s Education Research Board Is Back. Here’s Why That Matters
Education Week, November 2

School Facebook Pages and Privacy Concerns: What Educators Need to Know
Education Week, November 2

Study: Schools’ Facebook posts may violate student privacy
K-12 Dive, November 2

New Guide Pairs Research and Policy on Recruiting, Retaining Teachers of Color
Education Week, October 31, 2022

More Virginia colleges make SAT, ACT exams optional
Virginia Mercury, October 31, 2022

More AERA in the News


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: Marla Koenigsknecht, Audrey Poe, Christy Talbot, and Martha Yager