AERA Cancels In-Person Conference Due to Coronavirus. The Event Will Be Held Virtually – Inside School Research
The annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association scheduled for next month in San Francisco has been cancelled and will now take place virtually because of the spread of the novel coronavirus, leaders of the group announced Friday.
California is one of the states with the highest number of confirmed cases of the virus in the United States. The governor has declared a state of emergency, as has the mayor of San Francisco.
In a lengthy statement, AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine and AERA President Vanessa Siddle Walker said: “Sadly, the pernicious presence and spread of the