Education Researchers, Authors, and Leaders Videos
Education Researchers, Authors, and Leaders Videos

Education researchers, authors, subject matter experts, and AERA leaders share their insights on a broad range of key issues in education and higher education, from admissions and school choice to testing, learning, and instruction.


Admission and Transfer Policies

Contextual Admissions Policies Are Linked to College Success (September 18, 2023)

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Improving Research-Based Knowledge of College Promise Programs  (December 12, 2019)
Study: True for Your School: How Changing Reputations Alter Demand for Selective U.S. Colleges (April 22, 2014)

AERA Congressional Fellows

AERA 2018 Congressional Fellow: Jennifer Ayscue (July 11, 2018)

Academic Achievement

Study: Digital Leisure Reading Does Little to Improve Reading Comprehension for Students (December 13, 2023)
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School Debate Programs Linked to Improvements in Academic Achievement (October 24, 2023)
Study: Struggling Students Who Repeat Third Grade See Improved Achievement (October 12, 2023)
Study: Are Achievement Gaps Related to Discipline Gaps? Evidence from National Data (October 16, 2019)
Study: School Spending Cuts Triggered by Great Recession Linked to Learning Losses for Students in Hardest Hit Areas (September 25, 2019)

AERA Annual Meeting Insider Videos

AERA19 Insider Video Series: April Taylor (February 28, 2019)
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AERA19 Insider Video Series: Laura Perna (March 11, 2019)
AERA19 Insider Video Series: Melissa Holt (March 7, 2019)
AERA19 Insider Video Series: Zeus Leonardo (March 7, 2019)
AERA19 Insider Video Series: Odis Johnson (March 6, 2019)
AERA19 Insider Video Series: Jennifer Clayton (February 28, 2019)

Bullying Prevention/School Safety 

Leading scholar Brendesha Tynes (University of Southern California) discusses National Bullying Awareness Month with AERA (October 26, 2017)
Leading scholar Dewey Cornell (University of Virginia) discusses National Bullying Awareness Month with AERA (October 20, 2017)
Leading scholar Ron Avi Astor (University of Southern California) discusses National Bullying Awareness Month with AERA (October 16, 2017)
Study: A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Interventions Aimed to Prevent Violence in Teen Dating (March 21, 2016)

College Tuition

“Name and Shame”: An Effective Strategy for College Tuition Accountability? (July 16, 2020)

Education Equality, Equity, and Justice 

Small Number of Teachers Effectively Double the Racial Gaps Among Student Referrals (June 15, 2023)
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Editor Q&A: Handbook of Research on Teachers of Color and Indigenous Teachers (October 2022)
Rookie Mistakes: The Interplay of Teacher Experience and Racial Representation (September 12, 2019)
Improving Research-Based Knowledge of College Promise Programs
Study: Patterns and Trends in Grade Retention Rates in the United States, 1995-2010  
Held Down and Held Back: Systematically Delayed Principal Promotions by Race and Gender
School District Secessions in the South Have Deepened Racial Segregation between School Systems (September 4, 2019)
AERA and AAPSS Hold Capitol Hill Briefing on Schooling & Educational Equality (March 22, 2018)
Study: Recent Trends in Income, Racial, and Ethnic School Readiness Gaps at Kindergarten Entry (August 26, 2016)
Study: The Politics of Achievement Gaps: U.S. Public Opinion on Race-Based and Wealth-Based Differences in Test Scores (August 11, 2016)
Adam Gamoran Discusses the Challenge of Inequality and the Future of Education Research (April 20, 2016)
Capitol Hill Briefing: LGBTQ Issues in Education (July 9, 2015)
Marta Tienda Discusses Brown v. Board of Education, Hernandez v. Texas, and Inequality Today (December 16, 2014)
Gregory Palardy Discusses Study on High School Socioeconomic Segregation  (January 24, 2014)

English Language Learners

Study: Aligning English Language Proficiency Standards With Content Standards (October 3, 2019)
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Study: Reclassification Patterns Among Latino English Learner Students (August 20, 2014)
Study: English Language Learners’ Limited Access to Advanced College-Preparatory Courses in High School (August 20, 2014)
Prof Lee and Prof. Emer. Quinn Discuss English Language Learners Study (February 6, 2014)

Future of Education Research

Deborah Loewenberg Ball Discusses the Future of Education Research (April 20, 2016)
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Patricia Gandara Discusses Challenges Facing Education (April 25, 2016)
Michael McPherson Discusses Directions for Education Research (April 20, 2014) 
Ellen Condliffe Lagemann Discusses Major Issues in Education and Education Research (April 20, 2016)

Higher Education Funding

Study: Evaluating the Impacts of ‘New’ Performance Funding in Higher Education (January 13, 2015)

Higher Education Outcomes

Study: Labor Market Returns to Sub-Baccalaureate Credentials (November 5, 2014)

Learning and Instruction


Study: The Costs and Consequences of Excess Credit Hours Policies (July 20, 2017)
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K. Ann Renninger Discusses the AERA Book Interest in Mathematics and Science Learning (January 20, 2016) 
Study: Little Evidence That Executive Function Interventions Boost Student Achievement (March 4, 2015)
Margaret McKeown Discusses Research on Vocabulary Assessment (January 26, 2015)
Study: Instructional Practices for First Grade Students With and Without Mathematics Difficulties (June 25, 2014)
Study: Efficacy of the Responsive Classroom Approach (March 5, 2014)

Open Access

Mark Warschauer Discusses AERA Open (September 30, 2014)
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Bill Cope Discusses AERA Open (January 24, 2014)
AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine Discusses Open Access Research (November 30, 2012)

Race and Admissions

After Fisher: What the Supreme Court's Ruling Means for Students, Colleges, and the Country (June 28, 2016)
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AERA Presents Amicus Brief on Strength of Science in Major Affirmative Action Case (December 7, 2015)
Study: Changes in Levels of Affirmative Action (April 22, 2014)

Research Practice/Methodology

Study: Measurement Matters: Assessing Personal Qualities (May 12, 2015)
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Study: Facts Are More Important Than Novelty: Replication in the Education Sciences  (August 13, 2014)
Study: Inaccurate Estimation of Disparities Due to Mischievous Responders: Several Suggestions to Assess Conclusions (May 14, 2014)

School Administration

Study: Schools’ Social Media Posts May Be Compromising Student Privacy (November 2, 2022)
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Research Finds Earlier Start Times Have Little Effect on Elementary School Outcomes (October 13, 2022)
New Study Examines "Strategic"Retention" of Teachers by Effective Principals (September 26, 2018)
Held Down and Held Back: Systematically Delayed Principal Promotions by Race and Gender

School Choice

Mark Berends Discusses Research on School Choice Issues (November 7, 2014)

Testing and Accountability

James Spillane Discusses Research Directions on Standards-Based Reform and Common Core (Dec 30, 2014)
More videos:
Suzanne Lane Discusses the New Edition of the Testing Standards (September 17, 2014)
Study: State-Mandated High School Science and Mathematics Course Graduation Requirements (July 14, 2014)
Study: Estimating the Effects of No Child Left Behind on Teachers and Their Work Environment (June 9, 2014)
Study: Instructional Alignment as a Measure of Teaching Quality (May 12, 2014)