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AERA submitted comments to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy National Science and Technology Council Subcommittee on Equitable Data responding to a Request for Information on Equitable Data Engagement and Accountability.
October 3, 2022

 

AERA submitted comments  to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy National Science and Technology Council Subcommittee on Equitable Data responding to a Request for Information on the Federal Evidence Agenda on LGBTQI+ Equity.
October 3, 2022

 

AERA, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics, Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences, and Consortium of Social Science Associations joined Jonathan Freeman, Columbia University, on comments urging the inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity indicators on National Science Foundation surveys in response to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy National Science and Technology Council Subcommittee on Equitable Data  Request for Information on the Federal Evidence Agenda on LGBTQI+ Equity.
October 3, 2022

 

AERA submitted comments on the Institute of Education Sciences Request for Information on the Existence and Use of Large Datasets to Address Education Research Questions.
May 31, 2022

 

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

 

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Latest AERA Policy & Advocacy News

Nominations for National Assessment Governing Board Due October 31
AERA Highlights, October 2022

White House OSTP Issues Updated Guidance on Open Access to Federally Funded Research and Data
AERA Highlights, September 2022

National Academies Symposium Amplifies Recommendations for the Future of Education Research
AERA Highlights, September 2022

Senate Appropriations Democrats Release FY 2023 Bills with Proposed Increases for Education Research
AERA Highlights, August 2022

CHIPS and Science Act, Reauthorizing NSF, Signed into Law
AERA Highlights, August 2022

New Essential Education Discoveries Act Introduced in House
AERA Highlights, August 2022

Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on the Nomination of Arati Prabhakar as OSTP Director
AERA Highlights, July 2022

Slimmed-Down Competitiveness Bill Introduced with NSF Reauthorization Language
AERA Highlights, July 2022

AERA Responds to IES RFI on Large-Scale Data
AERA Highlights, June 2022

Biden Issues Executive Order to Advance Equity for LGBTQI+ Individuals​
AERA Highlights, June 2022

Appointments Announced for Key Science Leadership Agency Positions
AERA Highlights, June 2022

FY 2023 Appropriations Process Kicks Off with House Markups
AERA Highlights, June 2022

AERA Weighs in on FY 2023 Funding Priorities for Education Research and Statistics
AERA Highlights, May 2022

Equitable Data Working Group Releases Report and Recommendations
AERA Highlights, May 2022

Karin Orvis Appointed U.S. Chief Statistician
AERA Highlights, May 2022

NSF EHR Advisory Committee Discusses Organizational Transformation, Racial Equity in Spring Meeting
AERA Highlights, May 2022

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

 

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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, 2021. Read Levine's written testimony

 
 
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