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AERA submitted comments in response to the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) request for information on Public Access to Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Publications, Data and Code Resulting From Federally Funded Research. 
May 6, 2020


AERA signed onto a multisociety letter expressing concern about the stigmatization of Asians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 20, 2020

AERA provided comments in a letter to the House Science Committee in response to a request for input on items for a future COVID-19 -stimulus package
April 13, 2020

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AERA Joins Scientific Community to Endorse Congressional Resolutions Against Anti-Asian Discrimination Related to Covid-19
AERA has joined with 49 other science organizations to endorse congressional resolutions that denounce anti-Asian discrimination related to Covid-19 and call for leveraging global diversity to solve the public health crisis, including the vital role of researchers of Asian ancestry. Read more


AERA Executive Director Provides Comments on House Science Committee Request on Future Covid-19 Stimulus Bill
On April 13, AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine submitted recommendations in response to a call from the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee for input on needs that could be addressed in a future Covid-19 economic stimulus package. Read more

AERA Signs On to Call to Higher Education Administrators Regarding Student Educational Progress During Covid-19
With unprecedented challenges in the lives of college students during the Covid-19 pandemic, AERA signed on to an April 22 statement from the American Sociological Association calling on higher education administrators to make comparable temporary accommodations for students whose degree progress has been impacted by the pandemic. Read more

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As the primary advocate of education research in the nation’s capital, AERA monitors federal legislation, policy, and regulations affecting education research, and identifies opportunities to influence the development and protection of sound science policy. Read more

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