2023 AERA in the News
2023 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



For improved reading comprehension, print trumps screens
Free Malaysia Today, December 27, 2023

Learning via computer or phone is 6-8 times less effective than paper books
Lao Dong, December 27, 2023

Study: Reading paper books enhances comprehension skills among children and adult
Shorouk News, December 25, 2023

Reading on digital devices doesn’t help kids’ reading comprehension, study finds
Yahoo!, December 23, 2023

Diversity in College Classrooms Improves Grades for All Students, Study Finds
EdSurge, December 22, 2023

UAE: Schools urge students to avoid ‘learning regression’ over winter holidays
Edarabia, December 22, 2023

10 Education Studies You Should Know From 2023
Education Week, December 21, 2023

Diversity in STEM education: a path to success for all
Student Circuit, December 21, 2023

When it comes to boosting reading comprehension, print rules over screens
Forbes India, December 19, 2023

Report: STEM Classes With Racial, Socioeconomic Representation Boost Student GPA
Inside Higher Ed, December 18, 2023

New research shows kids learn better from books over screens
Newstalk ZB, December 17, 2023

We read better on paper than on screen - The reading research evidence
Athens Voice, December 17, 2023

Scientists have explained which reading format is best perceived by children
Glavcom, December 16, 2023

Reading print aids comprehension better than reading on digital screen
Al Mayadeen, December 16, 2023

Study: We earn eight times more by reading a book than a digital text
Ora de Sibiu, December 16, 2023

Reading print is better for comprehension than screens, study finds
Axios, December 15, 2023

New Michigan laws taking effect in 2024
Huron Daily Tribune, December 15, 2023

Research: We assimilate knowledge better in print than that in the digital text
Efsyn.gr, December 15, 2023

Reading print improves comprehension far more than looking at digital text, say researchers
The Guardian, December 15, 2023

La lectura digital no ayuda a comprender el texto como la lectura en papel
El Mundo, December 15, 2023

‘Something has broken’: Teachers in Israel are straining to provide stability and support for their students
eJewish Philanthropy, December 14, 2023

La comprensión lectora es menor si se lee en digital que en papel
Levante, December 14, 2023

Digital devices stunting kids’ literacy (subscription required)
The Australian
, December 14, 2023

Playful reading on paper helps understanding more than if it is done through digital media, according to a study
Europa Press, December 14, 2023
(Reprinted in El Periodic)

Printed books were more useful than electronic books for children's development - study
Tengri News, December 13, 2023

The reason children should read from printed books rather than screens
Yahoo! News/The Telegraph, December 13, 2023
(Reprinted in Canada Daily)

Study: Relationship Between Digital Reading, Improved Comprehension Marginal
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, December 13, 2023

Reading on digital devices does little to improve reading, study suggests
Yahoo! News UK, December 13, 2023
(Reprinted in MSN.com, Express & Star, The Standard, G7)

Printed books prove to be better for children's minds than e-books
Gazeta, December 13, 2023
(Reprinted in MKRU Volgograd)

Lower Teacher Requirements, Lower Salaries
Texas Association of School Boards HR Services, December 12, 2023

Underrepresented Students in STEM Classes Resulted in Higher Grades
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, December 11, 2023

Diverse college classrooms linked to higher grades in STEM classes
EdSource, December 11, 2023

Diverse STEM Classrooms Lead to Higher Grades for All Students, New Study Shows
INSIGHT Into Diversity, December 7, 2023

Study Shows Benefits of Holding 3rd Graders Back, but Few Are Being Retained
The 74, December 6, 2023

STEM Students Get Better Grades In Diverse Classrooms, Study Finds
Forbes, December 6, 2023


Does age determine a child’s school readiness?
Education Matters, November 26, 2023

Students In For-Profit Online Programs Less Likely To Complete College Finds New Study
Forbes, November 19, 2023

As high school exit exams disappear across the US, are American grads ready for college?
USA Today, November 15

1 in 4 Colorado 11th-graders skipped their state’s standardized test − geography and income help explain why
The Conversation, November 14, 2023

Oregon Latest State to Scale Back High School Graduation Tests. Others May Follow.
The Wall Street Journal, November 10, 2023

To UConn, students bleed green 
The Daily Campus, November 10, 2023

A golden retriever helps students in WilCo learn how to manage
Inferse, November 2, 2023

Texas tried to fix its teacher shortage by lowering requirements − the result was more new teachers, but at lower salaries
The Conversation, November 2, 2023

Civics tests don’t improve voter turnout, according to study 
WISHTV.COM, November 1, 2023


Next Phase of a High-Impact Career
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, October 26, 2023

Study: Outcomes of Students in Policy Debate Programs Linked to ELA Improvements and Postsecondary Enrollment
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, October 25, 2023

School Debate Clubs Linked To Boost In Thinking Skills, Study Finds
Forbes, October 25, 2023

Study: Weighing High School Context Could be the Key to College Diversity
The 74, October 25, 2023

Wondering if the Latest Educational Research Is Legit? Here Are 4 Ways To Tell
We Are Teachers, October 25, 2023

Study: Third-Grade Retention Has Positive Effects for Student Outcomes
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, October 17, 2023

Keeping Younger Students Back a Grade Shows Benefits Over Time, Study Finds
Education Week, October 13, 2023

Finding Underreported School Suspension Stories
Education Writers Association, October 12, 2023

Civics test policy fails to increase youth voter turnout, researchers find
Scienmag, October 12, 2023

Study finds that state-mandated civics test policy does not improve youth voter turnout
Forward Kentucky, October 12, 2023

Your Chance To Shape America’s STEMM Equity Strategy
Forbes, October 10, 2023

What’s the deal with college rankings?
The Justice, October 3, 2023

Clark Drops 45 Spots in U.S. News Rankings
The Scarlet, October 2, 2023


Opinion: Students’ ignorance of U.S. history and civics remains a national embarrassment
Thomas B. Fordham Institute, September 28, 2023

Colleges look for new and legal ways to help build a diverse first-year class
NPR, September 27, 2023

Opinion: The importance of professor and faculty mental health
The Whit Online, September 27, 2023

Petting dogs and cats dramatically reduces stress
Earth.com, September 25, 2023

Contextualizing grades could help diversify college admissions
Higher Ed Dive, September 22, 2023

What Should We Really Make of Book Bans?
Education Week, September 20, 2023

Congress May Soon End SNAP Benefits for College Students. Here’s Why That Matters.
Best Colleges, September 19, 2023

Why is it difficult to reform the school calendar in Italy and why are all possible changes rejected?
Italy 24 News, September 19, 2023

Putting Admissions in Context
Inside Higher Ed, September 18, 2023

Study: Researchers Find Relationship Between Grades and Test Scores Examined in Context of Available Opportunities and College Success
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, September 18, 2023

A big education in a small town
El País, September 17, 2023

Schools spend billions on training so every student can succeed. They don’t know if it works
USA Today, September 14, 2023

Study: CEI Civics Test Policy Ineffective at Improving Youth Voter Turnout
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, September 13, 2023

Why reading makes you cool
The Mass Media, September 11, 2023

Researchers Used AI to Rezone School Districts. Here’s What They Found
Education Week, September 7, 2023

The four-day school week: Research shows benefits and consequences
The Journalist's Resource, September 6, 2023

How to start your head after the holidays
Novinky.cz, September 6, 2023

Opinion: High-Tech Tutoring Tools Advance Academic Equity
Government Technology, September 5, 2023

‘Welcome to the real world’: On collegiate envy
The Orion, September 1, 2023


Opinion: ‘Hate Is Taught’: The Lesson for Schools From the Racist Jacksonville Killings
Education Week, August 30, 2023

Opinion: Higher Education’s Financial Roller Coaster
The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 30, 2023

Video: Hostile conditions are pushing school leaders out of their jobs
CNN, August 26, 2023

Opinion: How educational research could play a greater role in K-12 school improvement
The Conversation, August 25, 2023

Summer programs boost math gains, show little reading progress
K-12 Dive, August 23, 2023

Lawsuit Spotlights California’s Restrictions on Researchers’ Use of Its Education Data
Education Week, August 22, 2023

The case of Cayla J: Judge to decide if California failed low-income students during Covid
EdSource, August 22, 2023

Florida Schools Open to Assessment Alternative to SAT and ACT
The Epoch Times, August 18, 2023

Studying diversity on college campuses
The Charlotte Post, August 10, 2023

Critics pan state's justification for threatening Stanford education professor over breach of data contract
EdSource, August 7, 2023

DeSantis’ ‘anti-woke’ bills are costing Florida millions of dollars in business
CNN, August 6, 2023

Opinion: Travelers are right to steer clear of Florida
CNN, August 6, 2023

Barred From Testifying by a Research Agreement
Inside Higher Ed, August 3, 2023

USC guarantees admission for top SC high school students, wants to expand local applicants
The State, August 1, 2023


Black fraternity joins list of Orlando convention cancellations
Orlando Sentinel, July 28, 2023

Ginkgo Bioworks fellowship aims to open doors for Black STEM students
Boston Globe, July 24, 2023

8 Creative Strategies To Combat Summer Learning Loss For K-12 Students
Forbes, July 24, 2023

Whose Life Experiences Are Being Disappeared by Book Banning?
Education Week, July 24, 2023

SoCal summer camp teaches kids about marine science
Spectrum News 1, July 20, 2023

Overturn of affirmative action generates criticism, concern within Penn community
The Daily Pennsylvanian, July 20, 2023

The Substitute Teacher
The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 18, 2023

Academic journals that give journalists free access
The Journalist's Resource, July 12, 2023 (Reprinted in Editor and Publisher, July 13)

Steve Jobs Said Living a Happy, Successful, and Meaningful Life Comes Down to 5 Simple Things
Inc. Australia, July 12, 2023

Report: Wisconsin schools that went remote for longer saw socioeconomic gaps in high school graduation rates expand
Wisconsin Public Radio, July 12, 2023

Kids Cartoon Characters That Use AI to Customize Responses Help Children Learn
The 74, July 11, 2023

Race-based college admissions are now banned, but Texas schools still have ways to ensure campuses are diverse
The Texas Tribune, July 11, 2023

School’s Out. Should You Worry About the ‘Summer Slide’?
Scientific American, July 10, 2023

New program delivers summer reading for Heber Valley Elementary students
KPCW, July 8, 2023

Winter isn't coming: Game of Thrones con, three others pull out of Orlando
WMFE, July 5, 2023

The Supreme Court Overturned College Affirmative Action
Quick Telecast, July 4, 2023

A small number of teachers can double the racial gap in disciplinary action
eSchool News, July 3, 2023

Mike Pence Thinks Racial Inequality Doesn’t Exist in Education
Daily Beast, July 2, 2023


Black engineers, Game of Thrones fans cancel Orlando events over political concerns
Orlando Sentinel, June 30, 2023

Affirmative action: What to know about the Supreme Court cases
ABC News, June 29, 2023

Race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action in college admissions: The research
The Journalist's Resource, June 29, 2023

Supreme Court Rules Against Affirmative Action at Harvard and UNC
Entrepreneur, June 29, 2023

Bills to end merit pay, paycheck protection for Michigan teachers head to Whitmer’s desk
Michigan Capitol Confidential, June 29, 2023

Backlash against restorative discipline is growing as behavior breaks down
District Administration, June 28, 2023

Study: Small number of teachers double racial discipline gap
K-12 Dive, June 26, 2023

A breed of dogs against stress
Huffington Post Spain, June 22, 2023 (Reprinted in MSN)

Study: Small Number of Teachers Account for Half of Racial Discipline Difference
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, June 20, 2023

Targeting Training to Just a Few Teachers Could Help Cut Racial Discipline Gap in Half
Education Week, June 16, 2023

School's out for the summer: Prevent vacation learning loss with these techy tips
USA Today, June 15, 2023 (Reprinted in Yahoo Money and MSN)

How to Avoid Summer Educational Slide
Northern Virginia Magazine, June 15, 2023

Opinion: For most students, ‘test-optional’ doesn’t quite mean ‘test-optional’
Los Angeles Times, June 14, 2023

Full 'STEAM' ahead at Imagination Station with programs to tackle summer slide
The Blade, June 13, 2023

Does Performance-Based Teacher Pay Work? Here’s What the Research Says
Education Week, June 12, 2023

Preventing summer learning loss | Memphis Educator Ernest Morris III shares best practices this summer
ABC 24, June 11, 2023

Opinion: How Technology Can Help Reverse The Decline In College Enrollment
Forbes, June 5, 2023


Opinion: Leaving my home: The next chapter in my education
The Union, May 31, 2023

Steve Jobs Said Half of What Separates Successful People From Unsuccessful People Comes Down to 1 Simple Word. Science Agrees.
Inc. Australia, May 24, 2023

Unpacking The Racial Overhaul Of Public Education
The Seattle Medium, May 23, 2023

Why Are so Many School Superintendents Leaving Their Job?
Governing, May 21, 2023

Teachers' Day: we demand miracles, we offer blenders
El Heraldo de México, May 17, 2023

PROOF POINTS: Inside the perplexing study that’s inspired colleges to drop remedial math
The Hechinger Report, May 15, 2023

Where to Enjoy a DIY Field Trip in NoVA This Summer
Northern Virginia Magazine, May 12, 2023

5 Ways Principals Can De-Stress Teachers’ Work Lives
Education Week, May 11, 2023

Schools are experimenting with later start times
Deseret News, May 10, 2023

Why we need to step out of our evidence echo chambers
TES Magazine, May 3, 2023

Perspective: I’ve Benefited from Engaging with Educational Researchers
School Administrator, May 1, 2023

Perspective | Listening to and learning from youth’s ‘Brave Histories and Hopeful Futures’
EdNC, May 1, 2023

Kids cartoon characters that use AI to customize responses help children learn
The Conversation, May 1, 2023


3rd Grade Reading Retention: Three Recent Developments
Education Week, April 28, 2023

Early Literacy Laws: Some Seem to Work Better Than Others
Education Week, April 27, 2023

Just Adding More Phonics Yields Only Short-Term Gains On Reading Tests
Forbes, April 26, 2023

An Urgent Solution Required: Too Many Guns are Killing Too Many of our Children.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, April 25, 2023

Chicago is about to shift how it measures school quality as ratings go away
Chalkbeat Chicago, April 24, 2023

AERA ’23: Study finds disparities in implementing Michigan reading retention law
K-12 Dive, April 19, 2023

Behind the Stats: 3 Former Teachers Talk About Why They Left
Education Week, April 18, 2023

From Euphoric Moments to Workplace Dysfunction, Teachers See Themselves in ‘Abbott Elementary’
Education Week, April 18, 2023

What School Leaders Can Do to Ease Teacher Stress
Education Week, April 17, 2023

AERA ’23: Short-burst 1:1 tutoring model shows promise
K-12 Dive, April 17, 2023

Here’s How to Give Feedback That Students Will Actually Use
Education Week, April 16, 2023

‘Poor for the Rest of Your Life’: Negative Messages Can Deter Prospective Teachers
Education Week, April 14, 2023

Michigan’s 3rd Grade Retention Law Held Back More Black and Low-Income Students
Education Week, April 14, 2023

How to Get Students to Take Advanced Courses Sooner: Strategies for Schools
Education Week, April 13, 2023

Research Course on African Americans in Education Held Ahead of AERA Conference
Education Week, April 12, 2023

AERA Announces Winners of 2023 Excellence in Education Research Awards
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, April 11, 2023

6 tips for covering race-based affirmative action in college admissions
The Journalist's Resource, April 5, 2023


Texas has thousands of schools without a Black teacher. Here's how San Antonio stacks up.
San Antonio Express-News, March 30, 2023

Madison teachers union pushes for better pay, more resources amid staffing shortage
The Daily Cardinal, March 30, 2023

Black parents say implicit bias bill will carry a cost for all Knoxville students
Knoxville News Sentinel, March 27, 2023

There’s a Good Chance Your Superintendent Has One of These 15 Names
Education Week, March 24, 2023

New Initiative Seeks to Provide Clearer Data on MSIs
Inside Higher Ed, March 21, 2023

The Origins of Racial Inequality in Education
Education Week, March 20, 2023

What Does It Take to Be a ‘Minority-Serving Institution’?
The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 20, 2023

School bus shift: Cleveland City Schools explain need for change in start times
News Channel 9, March 16, 2023

What Are the Odds Your Superintendent Is Named Michael, John or David?
EdSurge, March 14, 2023

RPS to launch 200-day school year in July
Richmond Free Press, March 9, 2023

Performance-based funding linked to higher SAT scores in bottom quarter
Higher Ed Dive, March 8, 2023

Summer programs still robust for 2023, but future slowdown looms
K-12 Dive, March 7, 2023

Dr. Janelle Scott Voted President-Elect of AERA
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, March 1, 2023


Carroll Community College students get help in unlocking federal aid for groceries and other necessities
Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News, February 27, 2023

How to make more valid decisions about assessment data
Kappan, February 27, 2023

Louisville Parks and Recreation opens registration for spring and summer camp sessions
Courier Journal, February 13, 2023

Education Leaders Laud Federal Funding for Ed Research
Government Technology, February 2, 2023

Arkansas Advocate : Arkansas Senate panel recommends ending state affirmative action
Magnolia Reporter, February 1, 2023


Proposal To Eliminate Classes At Bay Farm School Anguishes Parents
Patch, January 31, 2023

Study: The pandemic took a toll on school staff's mental health
Spectrum News 1, January 30, 2023

Pandemic took a toll on school staff’s mental health
Healthcare Today, January 30, 2023

Feds Back Potential Launch of Cutting-Edge Education Research Program
EdWeek Market Brief, January 25, 2023

A golden retriever helps students in WilCo learn how to manage their emotions. Her name is Luna.
KUT 90.5, January 25, 2023

New school start and end times announced for D-20 in the Colorado Springs area
KKTV, January 24, 2023

Teachers Were More Anxious Than Healthcare Workers During the Pandemic New Study Finds
Theravive, January 24, 2023

Teachers Reported Greater Mental Health Distress Than Health Care Workers in COVID-19 Pandemic
Psychiatry Advisor, January 20, 2023

Opinion: Democrats to reform school funding, but will help come in time?
Detroit Free Press, January 15, 2023

College students who work more hours are less likely to graduate
The Conversation, January 11, 2023

Study: Better Outcomes for Students in Corequisite Courses
Inside Higher Ed, January 11, 2023

When Does Posting Photos of Students Become a Data Privacy Problem?
Ed Surge, January 9, 2023

A DARPA for K–12? Omnibus Bill Includes Substantial New Funds for Education R&D
The 74 Million, January 5, 2023