2018 AERA In the News
2018 AERA In the News

Media coverage of AERA and AERA-published research (listed reverse chronologically). 

January  •  February  •  March  •  April  •  May  •  June  •  July  
August  •  September  October • November • December



Report Finds AP Credits Reduce Student Loan Debt
Campus Technology, December 19, 2018

AERA Criticizes School Safety Commission’s Recommendation to Repeal 2014 Counsel
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, December 19, 2018

White House sounds retreat from Obama guidelines on school discipline
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 18, 2018

Safety commission recommends armed school personnel, expanded mental health services
Education Dive, December 18, 2018

11 Charts That Changed the Way We Think About Schools in 2018
The 74 Million, December 12, 2018

Yes, but for a Different Reason
Inside Higher Ed, December 11, 2018

A Guarantee of Tuition-Free College Can Have Life-Changing Effects
The Atlantic, December 11, 2018

Report: Is Guaranteed Admissions Effective in Developing Diverse Class?
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, December 10, 2018

The Power of Guaranteed Admissions
Inside Higher Ed, December 10, 2018

Free, reduced-price meal data growing less useful as measure of student poverty
Education Dive, December 6, 2018

Guaranteed Admission Helps High-Achieving Low-Income Students Make Good College Match
Education Week, December 4, 2018


Credit recovery enrollment tops 20% for some high schools
Education Dive, November 29, 2018

AP credits offer multiple benefits once students reach college
Education Dive, November 26, 2018

Should MI Teachers Be Politically Neutral In The Classroom?
WKAR Public Media, November 20, 2018

Ready to learn: Toledo aims to get every child prepared for kindergarten
Toledo Blade, November 14, 2018

Harvard admissions trial shines spotlight on race-conscious admissions, value of diversity in higher education
The Daily Northwestern, November 8, 2018

Study reveals similar outcomes between online, face-to-face credit recovery programs
Education Dive, November 7, 2018

Rich Milner Delivers Brown Lecture Centered on Disrupting Punitive Practices and Policies
AACTE “Ed Prep Matters," November 6, 2018

East Bay teachers turn to other professions to make ends meet
Fox KTVU, November 5, 2018


Research evidence on bullying prevention at odds with what schools are doing
The Hechinger Report, October 29, 2018

'What a college experience should be:' UD students, parents react to No. 1 party school ranking
Delaware Online, October 18, 2018

What Principals Can Do to Keep Good Teachers in Their Schools
Education Week, October 16, 2018

Putting an ed tech darling in context
The Hechinger Report, October 15, 2018

Re-evaluating Laptops in the Classroom
U.S. News & World Report, October 15, 2018

Changes in the Demographics, Qualifications, and Turnover of American STEM Teachers, 1988–2012
Education Week, October 9, 2018

Education Research Group Backs Effort to Tackle Sexual Harassment in Research Community 
Politico "Morning Education," October 9, 2018

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson introduces legislation to combat sexual harassment
Dallas Voice, October 5, 2018

Boston College researchers find comprehensive support in K-5 can prevent students from dropping out
Education Dive, October 5, 2018

Study: Elementary School Student Support Reduces High School Dropout
Education Dive, October 3, 2018

New Study Shows 1-to-1 Technology Improves Student Achievement in Math Over Time
Education Week, October 2, 2018

The Federal Government Is Letting Down Students With Disabilities. States Must Step Up
Education Week, October 2, 2018

There Are Many More Female STEM Teachers Now Than 20 Years Ago
Education Week, October 1, 2018


A long walk: Is two miles one way too far for students?
Journal Times, September 30, 2018

Women speak up less in college seminars—here’s why that matters
Market Watch, September 29, 2018

Study finds most effective principals strategically retain their best teachers
Education Dive, September 28, 2018

Under Good Principals, Low-Performing Teachers Head for the Door
Education Week, September 27, 2018

Report: 'Trump effect' contributes to higher bullying in Republican districts
Education Dive, September 18, 2018

Early evidence of a ‘Trump effect’ on bullying in schools
The Hechinger Report, September 17, 2018

Adjunct instructors can cause lower grades for students
Education Dive, September 11, 2018

Study: Elementary educators' effectiveness varies by subject
Education Dive, September 6, 2018

Study: Private schools offer virtually no special advantages compared with public counterparts
Education Dive, September 6, 2018

Private School Advantages Overhyped, Study Says, Offering Fodder to Vouchers’ Critics
The 74 Million, September 4, 2018

FEA: Florida must stop chasing away good teachers
Orlando Sentinel, September 4, 2018


New Study: Suspending Students for Minor Infractions Like Cursing Hurts Kids but Benefits Nobody
The 74 Million, August 28, 2018

Teacher Retention
Education Week, August 28, 2018

GUEST COMMENTARY: The importance of a college education
The Times of NorthWest Indiana, August 26, 2018

South Carolina tech schools can now offer a bachelor's degree
Education Dive, August 24, 2018

Suspensions really do hurt students academically, new studies confirm, but maybe less than previously thought
Chalkbeat, August 23, 2018

Peer learning can provide powerful, positive experiences
Education Dive, August 22, 2018

Some states measuring student engagement as school success indicator
Education Dive, August 20, 2018

Should U.S. Students Do More Math Practice and Drilling?
Psychology Today, August 18, 2018

Which Teachers Are Most Likely to Leave School Mid-Year?
Education Week, August 17, 2018

New Research Shows SHSAT Less Valuable Predictor Than Middle School Grades
Gotham Gazette, August 16, 2018

Eligibility for Federal School Improvement Grants Helped Ohio Students, Study Says
Education Week, August 6, 2018

Study: At least 1 in 10 immigrant children has 'interrupted schooling'
Education Dive, August 6, 2018

More students are taking AP exams, but researchers don’t know if that helps them
Chalkbeat, August 3, 2018


Districts Want Teacher Evaluation. What Do Principals Want?
Education Week, July 26, 2018

Black teachers leave schools at higher rates — but why?
Chalkbeat, July 25, 2018

Possible key to black boys' academic success: Hire black men as elementary school teachers
Chicago Tribune, July 25, 2018

Seven things research reveals — and doesn’t — about Advanced Placement
The Washington Post, July 19, 2018

Does Admissions Exam for Elite High Schools Measure Up? No One Knows
The New York Times, July 18, 2018

Mentors matter: Good teaching really can be passed down to student teachers, new research finds
Chalkbeat, July 16, 2018

Report Roll Call 
Politico "Morning Education," July 10, 2018

It's One of the Biggest Failures Yet in K-12 Philanthropy. What Are the Lessons?
Inside Philanthropy, July 5, 2018


Making a New City Your Home
The New York Times, June 29, 2018

20 decisions that in a minute can change a student
Diario de Centro América, June 23, 2018

Report: Multilingual Students Made ‘Remarkable’ Progress
Diverse Education, June 23, 2018

Teacher expertise impacts students' post-secondary success
Education Dive, June 21, 2018

Video Games? Media? Bullying? No Single Cause for School Shootings, Experts Tell Safety Commission
Education Week, June 21, 2018

Another community college approved for bachelor's degrees
Education Dive, June 15, 2018

Student Attendance
Education Week, June 12, 2018

Study shows significant math, reading gains for ELs
Education Dive, June 12, 2018

Are Schools Measuring the Progress of English-Language Learners All Wrong?
U.S. News & World Report, June 12, 2018

New Study: Multilingual Students Have Made Huge Progress on NAEP Since 2003
The 74 Million, June 12, 2018

Bilingual students advance faster in middle school: Kids who speak other languages improve at DOUBLE the rate of native English speakers, study finds
Daily Mail, June 12, 2018

English-Learners Aren't 'Perpetually Struggling,' We Just Aren't Gauging Their Progress, Study Finds
Education Week, June 12, 2018

Report Roll Call
Politico "Morning Education," June 12, 2018

RAND will help lead foundation-funded gun violence research effort
Education Dive, June 11, 2018

What Can Research Tell Us About Steep Cuts for Public Colleges?
The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 6, 2018

School discipline needs reform
Daily Press, June 6, 2018

Breaking Down the Myths that Lead Young Students to Miss School
Education Week, June 4, 2018


Girls Are Sexually Harassed In School All The Time and No One Is Doing Anything About It
Seventeen, May 30, 2018

Reduced access continues to hinder black, latino students in math and science
Education Dive, May 24, 2018

Study finds ‘undermatched’ college students are less likely to graduate on time
Consumer Affairs, May 21, 2018

Teens Are Worried About Online Privacy: What Schools Should Do to Protect Them
Education Week, May 15, 2018

Desegregation stalls, but voluntary efforts to boost it show promise
The Christian Science Monitor, May 14, 2019

Why boys and girls may score differently on state tests
Journalists Resource, May 9, 2018

State Board of Education President Mike Kirst retires — and reflects on changes he has led
EdSource, May 9, 2018

Teacher bias is often subtle
Education Dive, May 8, 2018

20 judgments a teacher makes in 1 minute and 28 seconds
The Hechinger Report, May 7, 2018

Harvard Education School Taps Former Head of Federal Ed. Research Board as New Dean
Education Week, May 2, 2018

Museums Are Dabbling in Teacher Training, and the Results Are Promising
Education Week, May 1, 2018


Discipline Gaps—and Ways to Close Them—Get Researchers' Attention
Education Week, April 24, 2018

U.S. 4th Graders Surprise on New Exam of Online Reading
Education Week, April 24, 2018

Pearson conducts experiment on thousands of college students without their knowledge
The Washington Post, April 23, 2018

Does a lack of executive function explain why some kids fall way behind in school?
The Hechinger Report, April 23, 2018

Scholars look for ways to restore respect for expertise
University World News, April 21, 2018

Administrators and researchers forge strong partnerships to improve schools
Education Dive, April 20, 2018

Study: Career-focused high school tracks have better graduation rates
Education Dive, April 20, 2018

How to Turn Your Exams Into Learning Opportunities
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 19, 2018

Researchers: NC leadership academies fill high-needs school positions, but performance flat
Education Dive, April 19, 2018

Tension By Choice: Reflecting on Code-Switching and Living Two Lives
Diverse Education, April 18, 2018

Pearson Embedded a 'Social-Psychological' Experiment in Students' Educational Software 
Gizmodo, April 18, 2018

When Disadvantaged Students Overlook Elite Colleges
The Atlantic, April 18, 2018

Do Charter Schools Really Improve Student Achievement?
Indiana Public Media, April 18, 2018

Multi-Tasking With Mobile Phones: Yep, It's Bad for Learning
Education Week, April 17, 2018

Pearson Tested 'Social-Psychological' Messages in Learning Software, With Mixed Results
Education Week, April 17, 2018

No, community colleges offering 4-year degrees does not hurt neighboring 4-year campuses
Education Dive, April 17, 2018

When Racism Roils a Campus, Colleges Respond. Will Students Be Satisfied?
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 17, 2018

Mobile phones in the classroom – what does the research say?
Teacher, April 17, 2018

Teens Worry About Online Privacy: Q&A With Researcher Claire Fontaine
Education Week, April 16, 2018

Higher ed complicit in perpetuating dangerous stereotypes, researcher says
Education Dive, April 16, 2018

Study: Racial segregation remains constant over 15-year period
Education Dive, April 16, 2018

How educational researchers should communicate with policymakers
Education Dive, April 16, 2018

What Happens When 2-Year Schools Offer B.A. Degrees?
U.S. News and World Report, April 16, 2018

Where Colleges Recruit … and Where They Don't
Inside Higher Ed, April 16, 2018

Indiana students’ scores lag after transferring to charter schools, new study shows
Chalkbeat, April 16, 2018

It Matters a Lot Who Teaches Introductory Courses. Here’s Why.
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 15, 2018

Black Academics Urged to Retain Authenticity, Respect, Vision
Diverse Education, April 15, 2018

Study: Kids Who Struggle With Executive Function Vastly More Likely to Experience Academic Difficulties
The 74 Million, April 15, 2018

Students' Healthy Habits Can Boost Their Chances for College
Education Week, April 15, 2018

How Colleges Can Cultivate Students’ Sense of Belonging
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 14, 2018

New Research Suggests Practical Ways to Make School Discipline, Access Equitable
Education Week, April 14, 2018

The 5 Types of Professors: Which One Are You?
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 13, 2018

Pre-to-3: Research-to-practice network focuses on NYC pre-K
Education Dive, April 13, 2018

World's Largest Education Research Group Kicks Off Annual Conference
Education Week, April 12, 2018

Experience of Black Doctoral Students Underscores Need to Increase Diversity in STEM Fields
Lab Manager, April 11, 2018


Federal School Safety Research Eliminated to Fund New School Security Measures
Education Week, March 27, 2018

Mark Schneider Confirmed as Nation's Education Research Director
Education Week, March 23, 2018

Study: Student scores affected by when families get their federal food aid
Atlantic Journal Constitution, March 20, 2018

'Shocked’ Martina Navratilova says John McEnroe is paid 10 times more in BBC role
MarketWatch, March 19, 2018

Women are avoiding higher paying fields dominated by men
MarketWatch, March 8, 2018

Does Every Teacher Need a Coach?
U.S. News & World Report, March 5, 2018

Does every teacher need a coach?
The Hechinger Report, March 5, 2018


Abolish middle school? Not so fast, new study says.
Chalkbeat, February 22, 2018

Trump budget plan would cut grants to support education data systems
Education Dive, February 20, 2018

Florida Tragedy Hits 2 Colleges
Inside Higher Ed, February 19, 2018

What Happens to Those Who Survive School Shootings?
The Daily Beast, February 17, 2018

There's a lot we don't know about gun violence, and that's intentional
Marketplace, February 15, 2018

Opinion: No Racial Quotas in Special Education
The Wall Street Journal, February 13, 2018

Major Education Research Programs May Be Combined in Budget, Advocates Say
Education Week, February 6, 2018


Has the bell rung on the 45-minute class period?
Education Dive, January 31, 2018

When a Field's Reputation Precedes It
Inside Higher Ed, January 25, 2018

Ed. Dept. Budget Could Combine Three Significant Research, Policy Programs
Education Week, January 25, 2018

From band director to chief data cruncher: Trump's choice to lead U.S. education statistics agency raises eyebrows
Science, January 12, 2018

Student Suicide Investigation; DeVos Proposes New Student Loan Rules
NPR, January 6, 2018