2019 AERA In the News
2019 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



In Math, Teachers' Unconscious Biases May Be More Subtle Than You Think
Education Week, December 13, 2019

Researchers: Stop Using EdTPA Scores in Teacher-Certification Decisions
Education Week, December 10, 2019


Study on Campus Carry Legislation
Inside Higher Ed, November 27, 2019

Survey: Most educators find research hard to access
Education Dive, November 21, 2019

Brooklyn makes progress desegregating middle schools
Education Dive, November 18, 2019 

Study: Summer school for EL students could boost 4-year graduation rates
Education Dive, November 11, 2019

Do charter schools increase socioeconomic segregation?
Seattle Times, November 6, 2019 

Study: Personalized, Data-driven, Text-Based Interventions Improve Student Outcomes
College Access.org, November 4, 2019 


'Two sides of the same coin': Stanford study shows link between achievement gap and racial disparities in school discipline
Palo Alto Online, October 30, 2019

Text Reminders Boost FAFSA Filing Rate
Politico "Morning Education," October 29, 2019

When does financial aid nudging work for high school seniors?
University Business, October 29, 2019

Counselor nudges increase number of FAFSA applications
Education Dive, October 29, 2019

School secession movement drives re-segregation
Facing South, October 25, 2019

Study: Racial Discipline Disparities and Academic Achievement Gaps are Connected
Diverse Issues, October 18, 2019

Black-White Achievement Gaps Go Hand in Hand With Discipline Disparities
Education Week, October 16, 2019

Study: Black-white discipline gap predicts achievement disparities
Education Dive, October 16, 2019

New study finds correlation between achievement, discipline gaps between white, black students
WDRB, October 16, 2019

Study shows connection between racial achievement gaps and suspension rates
WAVE, October 16, 2019

The School Secession Movement Is Growing. That’s Bad News for Integration.
The New Republic, October 15, 2019

Amid limited research, educators find success with flipped classroom model
Education Dive, October 9, 2019

For English-Learners to Excel, More Collaboration Needed, Researcher Argues
Education Week, October 8, 2019

Why Is Middle School So Hard for So Many People?
The Atlantic, October 7, 2019

Can Standardized Tests Predict Adult Success? What the Research Says
Education Week, October 6, 2019

The Child Is Made to Study Far, Far Beyond His Physical Strength
Slate, October 4, 2019

Scholars Examine Segregation of Latino K-12 Students
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, October 3, 2019

Have Lawmakers Learned Anything From the Great Recession?
NEA Today, October 3, 2019

Education: Researchers find full-day pre-K beats half-day
The Fort Morgan Times, October 3, 2019


Did the Recession Hurt Test Scores? A New Study Says, Yes. By A Lot.
Education Week, September 25, 2019

Study: Recession cuts came at expense of achievement
Education Dive, September 25, 2019

Study: Spending Cuts During Recession Hurt Student Achievement
Politico "Morning Education," September 25, 2019

As schools diversify, principals remain mostly white — and 5 other things we learned this summer about America’s school leaders
LA School Report, September 16, 2019

Study: Neighborhood conditions can impact pre-K effectiveness
Education Dive, September 16, 2019

Smaller communities are “seceding” from larger school districts. It’s accelerating school segregation.
Vox, September 6, 2019

The new school segregation, assessing ed tech, fighting for special ed: What Education Lab is reading
The Seattle Times, September 6, 2019

The new face of racial segregation: School "secession"
CBS News, September 5, 2019

Report: Students ready for complex civic conversations, nuanced instruction
Education Dive, September 4, 2019

What Students Write to the President Sheds Light on Their Civics Learning
Education Week, September 4, 2019

Study: 'Splinter' districts increase school segregation in the South
Education Dive, September 4, 2019

Research Roundup,
Chalkbeat, September 4, 2019

Study Finds Carving Up School Districts Worsens Segregation
The Associated Press, September 4, 2019
(Story ran in the New York TimesNBC News, and elsewhere.)

School District Secessions Accelerate School Segregation
U.S. News & World Report, September 4, 2019

What Happens When Communities Create Their Own New, Whiter School Districts
The Huffington Post, September 4, 2019

Racial Segregation Grows as Southern Communities Splinter Into New Districts
Education Week, September 4, 2019

Secessions Have Heightened the Racial Divide Between Southern School Districts, New Research Shows
The 74 Million, September 4, 2019

When School Districts Secede
Politico "Morning Education," September 4, 2019

Why It’s Time to Re-think Bloomberg Era Gifted & Talented Admissions in New York City
Gotham Gazette, September 4, 2019


Esther Cepeda: America's racial injustice didn't start with Trump (Washington Post Writers Group syndicated column)
Newsday, August 26, 2019

A 'One-Size-Fits-All' Approach to English-Learner Education Won't Work. Here's Why
Education Week, August 15, 2019

3 great back-to-school story ideas (with research to get you started!)
Journalist's Resource, August 13, 2019

Researchers: Book studies allow more teacher voice in PD
Education Dive, August 13, 2019

Schools increasingly underfunded as state funding demand grows, study finds
Education Dive, August 13, 2019

Pre-to-3: New center to track state policies on infants and toddlers
Education Dive, August 9, 2019

School Segregation Worsens for Latino Children Compared with a Generation Ago
Black Press USA, August 6, 2019

The Racial Gap in Student Debt for Graduates of State Universities in Texas
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, August 5, 2019

With Budget Deal Passed, Congress Hits the Road until September
Ed Prep Matters, August 5, 2019

A study of Latino students reveals two sides of the segregation debate
The Hechinger Report, August 5, 2019


Study Up
Politico New York Education, July 31, 2019

Latinos Are Increasingly Segregated In Southern California Schools
Southern California Public Radio, July 31, 2019

For Latino School Kids, Racial Segregation Is Getting Worse. But Economic Integration Is Rising
LAist, July 31, 2019

Texas’ Top 10% automatic admission rule for state schools isn’t making student populations more diverse, study says
KXAN TV, July 30, 2019

The segregation of Latino schoolchildren: The bad — and a dash of good — news
The Washington Post, July 30, 2019

Paper: Race Connected to Student Borrowing Trends
Inside Higher Ed, July 30, 2019

Study: Latino children attending more racially isolated elementary schools
Education Dive, July 30, 2019

Report Roundup
Politico "Morning Education," July 30, 2019

Segregation of Latino Students from White Peers Increased Over a Generation, Study Finds
Education Week, July 30, 2019

Augusta-area schools show improvement on Georgia Milestones scores
The Augusta Chronicle, July 26, 2019

How's Your Local Head Start Performing? Sampling Classrooms May Not Be Enough
Education Week, July 18, 2019

Head Start quality varies across classrooms, study shows
Education Dive, July 18, 2019

Strenuous regulation of ECEC may mean individual quality is overlooked, study finds
The Sector, July 17, 2019

Texas’ Top 10% College Admissions Rule Doesn’t Do Much, Study Shows
Dallas Observer, July 15, 2019

Hispanic student enrollment decreases after ICE and police partnership
Univision, July 12, 2019

Robots Are Teaching Language Skills, But Are They Any Good?
Education Week, July 8, 2019

Texas 10% policy didn’t expand number of high schools feeding students to top universities
The Hechinger Report, July 8, 2019

Government Cooperation on Immigration Enforcement Means Fewer Hispanic Students
U.S. News & World Report, July 8, 2019


For High-Performing, Low-Income Students, Taking a College Admission Test for Free Could Be a Game-Changer
Education Week, June 25, 2019

New study: Students ready for college miss key step of taking admissions test
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 25, 2019

Study: Universal SAT testing in Virginia would identify more prospective students for major universities
The Washington Post, June 25, 2019

Calculating faculty bias against conservative students
The Hechinger Report, June 24, 2019

As classrooms grow more diverse, equity training shows teachers have a lot to learn
The Kansas City Star, June 23, 2019

Study: Socioeconomic-based integration changes 'schooling contexts' for black students
Education Dive, June 18, 2019

The paradox of working while in college
The Hechinger Report, June 17, 2019

Researchers: Ed Dept's 'blanket approval' of ESSA plans signals shift in federal-state relationships
Education Dive, June 13, 2019

San Antonio an epicenter of newfound appreciation for Mexican American Studies
San Antoni0 Express-News, June 13, 2019

Schools' Racial Makeup Can Sway Disability Diagnoses
Education Week, June 11, 2019


Spotlight on Texas' Affirmative Action Program
Politico "Morning Education," May 28, 2019

How school segregation affects whether a black student gets labeled as having a disability
Chalkbeat, May 28, 2019

Report Roundup
Politico "Morning Education," May 24, 2019

Teachers Often Experience 'Moral Injury' on the Job, Study Finds
Education Week, May 23, 2019

65 Years After 'Brown v. Board,' Where Are All the Black Educators?
Education Week, May 14, 2019

New Study Highlights How Divisive Political Rhetoric Can Seep Into America’s Schools, Prompting Heightened Bullying
The 74 Million, May 13, 2019

Still too few Black female academics hold professorships
University World News, May 11, 2019

When It Comes to College, High School Grades Reveal More Than Just Academics
Education Week, May 7, 2019

The science divide: Why do Latino and black students leave STEM majors at higher rates?
The Washington Post, May 3, 2019

Two key questions about how New York City admits students into its elite public schools
The Washington Post, May 1, 2019


US 8th-graders show growth in tech, engineering skills
Education Dive, April 30, 2019

Is there a trade-off between racial diversity and academic excellence in gifted classrooms?
The Hechinger Report, April 29, 2019

Editorial: Higher-ed tech debate asks the wrong questions
The Ithacan, April 25, 2019

11 Semifinalists, 4 Finalists: 0 Women
Inside Higher Ed, April 24, 2019

Study: Paper Reading More Effective Than Screen Reading
Voice of America, April 16, 2019

Gifted classes may not help talented students move ahead faster
The Hechinger Report, April 15, 2019

4 Ways Schools Help or Hinder Gifted Students
Education Week, April 15, 2019

Are Students Socially Connected? Check Their Dining-Hall-Swipe Data
Chronicle of Higher Education, April 9, 2019

Two Ways to Add 'Computational Thinking' to Middle School Science
Education Week, April 9, 2019

Can Learning Analytics Improve Learning? Researchers Discuss at AERA
Education Week, April 9, 2019

Personalized Learning Advice From a Learning Scientist: 5 Questions K-12 Leaders Should Be Asking
Education Week, April 8, 2019

Algebra for 3rd Graders?
Education Week, April 8, 2019

AERA '19: Testing policies are the 'Jim Crow of education,' association president suggests
Education Dive, April 8, 2019

'If You Miss the Bus, You're Walking Four Hours': Challenges of Rural Absenteeism
Education Week, April 7, 2019

Digital Distraction Is a Problem Far Beyond the Classroom. But Professors Can Still Help.
The Cronicle of Higher Education, April 7, 2019

Racial Diversity of Online Charters Varies Widely By State, Study Finds
Education Week, April 7, 2019

Recipients of 2019 AERA Awards for Excellence in Education Research Announced
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, April 6, 2019

School Changes Can Help Keep Students in Class, Out of Foster System
Education Week, April 6, 2019

Screen Reading Worse for Comprehension, Leads to Overconfidence, New Meta-analysis Concludes
Education Week, April 6, 2019

Tech Venture Philanthropies and Public Education: Q&A With USC Professor Patricia Burch
Education Week, April 6, 2019

Dem senators introduce bill to combat sexual harassment in STEM
The Hill, April 4, 2019

Education Researchers Consider 'Post Truth' Evidence at International Conference
Education Week, April 4, 2019

Dr. Shaun R. Harper Voted AERA President-Elect
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, April 3, 2019

Study: To reduce preschool expulsions, form stronger connections with parents
Education Dive, April 3, 2019


The Psychological Aftermath of Surviving School Shootings
Pacific Standard, March 25, 2019

Wealth and Admissions
Inside Higher Ed, March 18, 2019

Virginia Study Finds Increased School Bullying In Areas That Voted For Trump
Troy Business News, March 13, 2019

Study: Pacific Islanders twice as likely to face school discipline
Education Dive, March 12, 2019

Research scholars to air problems with using ‘grit’ at school
The Hechinger Report, March 11, 2019

OPINION: From one white parent to another: Don’t pick schools because they’re selective and mostly white
The Hechinger Report, March 6, 2019


Career and Technical Education prepares our students for jobs that haven’t even been created yet, N.J. commissioner says
NJ.com, February 28, 2019

Early Departures
Inside Higher Ed, February 26, 2019

Warnings against Use of Genetic Studies in Predicting Intelligence
Asharq Al-Awsat, February 22, 2019

Report Roll Call
Politico "Morning Education," February 20, 2019

Educators Need to Stay Ahead of Curve on Emerging Genetics Research
Education Week, February 20, 2019

After shooting: ‘You can’t really trust other students’
The Associated Press, February 14, 2019

Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond Appointed to Lead State Board of Education
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, February 13, 2019

Gov. Newsom names new head of State Board of Education in California
Ed Source, February 12, 2019

Take the Long View When Evaluating 1-to-1 Computing Efforts, Researcher Says
Education Week, February 12, 2019

California governor taps renowned educator Linda Darling-Hammond to head state Board of Education
The Washington Post, February 12, 2019


Tighter Home-School Bonds Improve Students' Social and Emotional Skills (as Well as Academics)
Education Week, January 28, 2019

Kindergarten classes are getting more academic. New research says the kids are all right.
Chalkbeat, January 24, 2019

Study links longer-distance moves to lower student performance
Education Dive, January 22, 2019

Here's What the New Evidence-Based Policy Law Means for Education Research
Education Week, January 17, 2019

Study on Post-Election Student Bullying Adds Teeth to Concerns Over ‘Trump Effect’
The 74 Million, January 16, 2019

The Link Between Political Rhetoric and Racial Bullying in School
Anti-Defamation League, January 15, 2019

UVA Study Links Bullying in Middle School to the Election of President Trump
WVTF Public Radio, January 15, 2019

The Trump effect in the schoolyard
Science-Press Agency, January 15, 2019

Study: Virginia Sees Increased School Bullying in Pro-Trump Areas
Campus Safety, January 14, 2019

Racial bullying in schools rose after 2016 election in areas that voted for Trump, Virginia study finds
Minn Post, January 14, 2019

Trump may be giving middle school bullies the green light to taunt
The Kansas City Star, January 14, 2019

Areas that voted for Trump have increased school bullying, study says
LGBTQ Nation, January 13, 2019

Study Involving UVA Professor Finds Correlation between Voter Preference, Bullying
NBC29, January 11, 2019

Is the President Making Middle School Worse?
The New York Times, January 11, 2019

Study Finds Link Between Increase In Bullying In Trump Country And President’s Inauguration
Kaiser Health News, January 10, 2019

Areas That Voted For Trump Have Seen Increase in School Bullying, According to Study
Fatherly, January 10, 2019

Bullying rates in Trump-supporting Virginia districts rose after 2016 election: study
The Hill, January 10, 2019

School Bullying Increased After the 2016 Election in Areas that Supported Trump
Pacific Standard, January 10, 2019

Areas That Voted For Trump See Increased Bullying in Schools After 2016 Election
Newsweek, January 10, 2019

Bullying rates at Virginia middle schools were higher in Trump country after his election, study says
The Virginian-Pilot, January 10, 2019

More Bullying Found In Areas that Voted for Trump
Political Wire, January 9, 2019

Study: Bullying rates at Virginia middle schools were higher in Trump country after his election
The Washington Post, January 9, 2019

Is there a link between Trump’s Post-Election Behavior and Adolescent Bullying?
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, January 9, 2019

Virginia Study Finds Increased School Bullying In Areas That Voted For Trump
National Public Radio, January 9, 2019

Racist school bullying has risen in areas that voted for Trump in presidential election, study finds
The Independent, January 9, 2019

It's Not Just That Racial Bullying Jumped in Schools After the 2016 Election. It's Where It Did
Education Week, January 9, 2019

Testing the ‘Trump Effect’
Politico "Morning Education," January 9, 2019

Bullying is more common among middle school students who live in districts that voted for Trump in 2016, according to a five-year study of 155,000 children
The Daily Mail, January 9, 2019

New research finds link between districts that voted Trump and racist bullying post-election
Chalkbeat, January 8, 2019

Study: Teaching advanced content in kindergarten doesn't hinder students' social skills
Education Dive, January 8, 2019

Elected School Board Members Are Most Likely to Be White, Wealthy & Republican, New Study Finds
The 74 Million, January 7, 2019

What awaits California schools in the new year: The 6 big education stories we’re following in 2019
LA School Report, January 6, 2019