2017 AERA In the News
2017 AERA In the News
Media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research (listed reverse chronologically). 


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Media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research



Negative Findings on Performance-Based Funding
Inside Higher Ed, December 18, 2017

DeVos Delays Rule on Racial Disparities in Special Education
The New York Times, December 15, 2017

Investing In Universal Pre-K Could Save Wyoming Money
Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network, December 14, 2017

Elementary students report higher engagement, more pride in schoolwork than older peers
Education DIVE, December 7, 2017

What the latest research really says about LGBTQ youth in schools
Washington Post, December 6, 2017

How Investing in Early Childhood Education Could Help School Districts Save Big
Education Writers Association "The Educated Reporter," December 1, 2017


New Study Shows Early Childhood Education Programs Have Big Benefits For Students And School Boards
Good Education, November 20, 2017

Benefits of early childhood education persist into high school, study says
Southern California Public Radio, November 16, 2017

New Analysis Finds Long-Lasting Benefits From Early-Childhood Education
Education Week, November 16, 2017

Early Education Is a Game Changer: New Report Shows That Reaching Infants and Toddlers Reduces Special Education Placement, Leads to Soaring Graduation Rates
The 74, November 16, 2017

Research analysis shows long-term benefits of center-based pre-K programs
Education DIVE, November 16, 2017

Report Roll Call (Morning Education)
Politico, November 16, 2017

Where do the nation's big charter boosters send their cash? More and more to charter networks
Chalkbeat, November 13, 2017

Better tests don't lead to better teaching, study finds
The Hechinger Report, November 13, 2017

Behind the Publication Gender Gap
Inside Higher Ed, November 8, 2017

There's Lots of Social-Emotional Support for Students, but Not for Teachers. Here Are Some Programs Looking to Change That
The 74, November 7, 2017

Using Test Scores Tends to Lower Teacher-Evaluation Ratings, Study Shows
Education Week, November 1, 2017


Study finds connection between CTE courses, graduation
Education Dive, October 31, 2017

Study: Career and Tech Ed Provides Slight Boost for High School Achievement
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, October 31, 2017

Career and Tech Ed Courses Don't Boost Chances of College-Going, Study Finds
Education Week, October 31, 2017

Finding the CTE Sweet Spot (Morning Education)
Politico, October 31, 2017

Nevadans Can Now Retroactively Become High School Graduates
NBC NewsOctober 23, 2017

How much research is done on gun violence in the US?
Times Higher Education, October 18, 2017

Federal System Adds Transfer, Part-time Student Data to Mix
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, October 12, 2017

Las Vegas shootings prompt calls for US to fund gun violence studies
Times Higher Education, October 10, 2017

Want more young people to aspire to become teachers? Try paying teachers more
Chalkbeat, October 5, 2017

Scholars Renew Calls for U.S. to Fund Research on Gun Violence
Inside Higher Ed, October 3, 2017

Can Preschool Really Narrow Achievement Gaps?
Education Week, October 2, 2017


If Your Teacher Looks Like You, You May Do Better In School
NPR, September 29, 2017

Study Questions Effect of Performance Funding
Inside Higher Ed, September 28, 2017

Appearance reported by students as top reason for bullying; experiences vary by gender identity
Education Dive, September 26, 2017

Analysis: Minority Students Often Left Out of Special Ed
Education Views, September 21, 2017

New Study Measures Standardized Testing Effects Under No Child Left Behind on Student Anxiety, Attention Skills, and Behavior
Politico, September 19, 2017

The 'nation's report card' says it assesses critical thinking in history - but NAEP gets an F on that score
The Washington Post, September 19, 2017

Mason City Schools seeks elementary literacy tutors
Globe Gazette, September 18, 2017

New rule may change how federal special ed dollars can be used
Education Dive, September 11, 2017

Congress Ponders Massive Cut to Education Research
Education Week, September 8, 2017

Kindergarten readiness gap between low-income and higher-income students shrinking
EdSource, September 7, 2017

Special Education: "Replicated Evidence of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Disability Identification in U.S. Schools"
Education Week, September 5, 2017


New Study Questions Links Between Race, Disability in Students
U.S. News & World Report, August 31, 2017

Minority Students Still Missing Out on Special Education, New Analysis Says
Education Week, August 28, 2017

Many worry that students of color are too often identified as disabled. Is the real problem the opposite?
Chalkbeat, August 27, 2017

The Do's and Don'ts of Covering Education Research
EWA "The Educated Reporter," August 25, 2017

A textbook dilemma: Digital or paper?
The Hechinger Report, August 23, 2017

If at First Your Study Succeeds, Try, Try Again, Education Research Agency Says
Education Week, August 10, 2017

America has never had a merit-based system for college attendance
The Hechinger Report, August 8, 2017

Preschool Class Size -Within Reason- Doesn't Matter, Study Finds
Education Week, August 4, 2017


Education Foundation gives a boost for summer reading
The Baltimore Sun, July 28, 2017

A Punishment That Doesn't Work
Inside Higher Ed, July 20, 2017

Study: Increased Credit Hours’ Impact on Graduation Rates ‘Very Limited’
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, July 19, 2017


The School Voucher Research Wars
U.S. News & World Report, June 28, 2017

Higher Education Seeks Answers to Leaner Years
The New York Times, June 7, 2017

Parents and nonparents in Nebraska support more programs for young children, survey finds
Omaha World-Herald, June 7, 2017


Federal Budget Plan Spares Some Ed. Research Efforts, Cuts Others
Education Week, May 26, 2017

Research Groups Plan Advocacy Path
Education Week, May 25, 2017

Betsy DeVos called Obama's school turnaround program a failure, but new research shows it worked - in a few places
Chalkbeat, May 9, 2017

Can Teacher Residencies Help With Shortages?
Education Week, May 9, 2017

Student Absenteeism: Three New Studies to Know
Education Week, May 8, 2017

What if we skipped over standardized test season?
The State, May, 7, 2017

Facts About Teens, Suicide And '13 Reasons Why'
NPR, May 5, 2017

Tempe to offer free preschool program to improve education

East Valley Tribune, May 4, 2017

Why you should look at the fine print when it comes to college costs
Market Watch, May 3, 2017

Discussion on Emerging Ed. Research From AERA 2017 (Video)
Education Week, May 2, 2017

New study suggests gender gap may have closed in tenure track
Education DIVE, May 2, 2017

AERA: Early Results in California's CORE Districts Give Lessons for ESSA
Education Week, May 2, 2017

Women in Leadership Searches
Inside Higher Ed, May 1, 2017

Gender Gaps Shrinking and Lingering
Inside Higher Ed, May 1, 2017


'Rigorous' maths boosts young children's social skills, research suggests
Tes, April 30, 2017

Scholars Find AERA Meeting Perfect for Seeking Answers
Diverse Issues In Higher Education, April 30, 2017

Navigation of Computer-Based Tests Matters for Young Students, Study Finds
Education Week, April 30, 2017

AERA: Measuring Persistence and Self-Control Through Tasks, Not Tests
Education Week, April 30, 2017

Computer Science For All in San Francisco Schools: 7 Early Takeaways
Education Week, April 30, 2017

Is Tuition Discounting Leading Some Colleges Off a Cliff?
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 28, 2017

Girls downplay their maths ability - even when they're as good as the boys
Tes, April 28, 2017

The Unheralded Mettle of For-Profit College Students
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 28, 2017

Not in My Classroom
Inside Higher Ed, April 28, 2017

Diminishing Returns for Tuition Discounting
Inside Higher Ed, April 28, 2017

Better-Education Families Less Likely to Choose Pa. Cyber Charters, Study Finds
Education Week, April 28, 2017

AERA: What Do We Mean When We Talk About Teacher Shortages?
Education Week, April 28, 2017

AERA 2017 Kicks Off In San Antonio
Education Week, April 27, 2017

Using busing to combat kindergarten truancy
Southern California Public Media, April 17, 2017

Study: Students often perceived differently by race
The Edwardsville (Ill.) Intelligencer, April 17, 2017

Study: School Buses Can Reduce Kindergarten Absenteeism
School Transportation News, April 13, 2017

Is riding the bus good for kindergarteners?
AJC, April 12, 2017

Rich student, poor student: Tempe to offer free preschool program to improve education
Cronkite News, April 12, 2017


Study Finds Common Instruction Materials in Common-Core States
Education Week, March 24, 2017

Charles Payne and the 'National Secret' of Educational Success
Education Week, March 24, 2017

What Makes Admissions Officers More Likely to Admit Low-Income Students?
Education Week, March 22, 2017

Immigrant Students: "Speech or Silence: Undocumented Students' Decision to Disclose or Disguise Their Citizenship Status in School"
Education Week, March 21, 2017

Study on Low-Income Applicants and Admissions
Inside Higher Ed, March 21, 2017

New Research May Build Discrimination Case for Widely Used Principals Exam
The 74 Million, March 17, 2017

How Do Students Decide Whether to Discuss Their Immigration Status?
Education Week, March 14, 2017

Steeper Paths From Teacher to Principal for Women, Minorities, Study Says
Education Week, March 1, 2017


The STEM Superhero of Sesame Street
The Atlantic, February 27, 2017

Study: Kindergartners Start School With More Academic Skills Than in Past
Education Week, February 27, 2017

Money Motivation: Is it luck or hard work?
AOL News, February 27, 2017

Schools can help students learn to spot fake news
EdSource, February 23, 2017

Researchers: Don't expand virtual schools as is
USA Today, February 16, 2017

Online Charter Students in Ohio Perform Far Worse Than Peers, Study Finds
Education Week, February 16, 2017

Integration Works. Can It Survive the Trump Era?
The New York Times, February 9, 2017


Trump order leaves international students in limbo, unable to fly
San Francisco Chronicle, January 30, 2017

Growing partisanship fuels fake news - but we can stop its spread
Times Higher Education, January 27, 2017

ADAMES: Reforming affirmative action, the right way

The Cavalier Daily, January 24, 2017

New 'Common Rule' for Research
Inside Higher Ed, January 19, 2017

What are the top 10 education issues in Georgia for 2017?
Ledger-Enquirer, January 18, 2017

Why ed scholarship could soon be sidelined
AEI, January 11, 2017

'Zero tolerance' policies disproportionately punish black girls, professor says
Phys.org, January 10, 2017

Diversity Scholar Shaun Harper Leaving Penn for Southern Cal
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, January 9, 2017