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AERA joined more than 30 organizations on a letter to the White House, leadership of the Departments of State and Homeland Security, and congressional leadership urging action on immigration rules and research programs to aid Ukrainian students and researchers and their families.
March 11, 2022

 

AERA submitted comments to the Department of Education on the proposed revisions to the 2021-22 Civil Rights Data Collection. 
February 11, 2022

 

AERA joined a letter from the Science and Technology Action Committee to congressional leadership urging that a conference bill between the NSF for the Future Act and the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act include an infusion of resources and prioritize STEM education.
December 1, 2021

 

AERA joined members of the Coalition for National Science Funding on a letter to congressional leadership urging that the final conference bill and report language between the NSF for the Future Act and the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act include robust and sustained growth in funding.
November 23, 2021

 

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Latest AERA Policy & Advocacy News

White House OSTP Hosts Summit on Evidence in Action
AERA Highlights, April 2022

National Academies Report on NCES Recommends Strategic Plan, Collaborations to Ensure NCES Independence and Relevance
AERA Highlights, April 2022

AERA Joins Scientific Community in Urging for Support for Ukrainian Researchers and Families
AERA Highlights, March 2022

National Academies Release Report on the Future of Education Research at IES
AERA Highlights, March 2022

Final FY 2022 Appropriations Include Increases for Education Research, Address Important Policy Issues
AERA Highlights, March 2022

National Academies Release Report on the Pragmatic Future for NAEP
AERA Highlights, March 2022

President Biden Releases FY 2023 Budget Request
AERA Highlights, March 2022

AERA Submits Comments on Proposed Revisions to 2021-22 CRDC
AERA Highlights, February 2022

OSTP Leadership Transition as Eric Lander Resigns—Alondra Nelson Takes on OSTP Director Responsibilities, Collins Named Acting Science Advisor
AERA Highlights, February 2022

Rayvon Fouché Named to Lead NSF’s Social and Economic Sciences Division
AERA Highlights, February 2022

IES and White House Initiative Hold Briefing on Supporting Black Students Across the Education Sciences
AERA Highlights, February 2022

House Advances Comprehensive America COMPETES Act
AERA Highlights, February 2022

FY 2022 Appropriations Discussions Continue with Continuing Resolution Advanced Through March 11
AERA Highlights, February 2022

NASEM Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Announces Carlotta M. Arthur as New Executive Director
AERA Highlights, January 2022

IES Seeks Information on Interventions in Middle School Science and Elementary Math for Students with Disabilities
AERA Highlights, January 2022

National Science Board Releases 2022 Science and Engineering Indicators
AERA Highlights, January 2022

White House OSTP Releases Report from Scientific Integrity Task Force
AERA Highlights, January 2022

House Leadership Unveils America COMPETES Act
AERA Highlights, January 2022

Legislation to Boost Investment in Science Agencies Advances on Capitol Hill
AERA Highlights, December 2021

National Science Board Examines “Uneven” Geography of K–12 STEM Education
AERA Highlights, December 2021

NSF SBE Advisory Committee Holds Fall Meeting and Discusses Updates on America’s Data Hub Consortium
AERA Highlights, December 2021

 

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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

 
 
AERA Executive Director Testifies Before Congress about the Impact of COVID-19 on Early Career Scholars and Doctoral Students
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AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology at a hearing titled “Building Back the U.S. Research Enterprise: COVID Impacts and Recovery” on Thursday, February 25. Read Levine's written testimony

 
 
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