85 American Institutes for Research Staff Selected to Present at the American Educational Research Association’s Annual Meeting

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The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has selected 85 members of the staff of the American Institutes for Research (AIR) to discuss a wide range of research findings during its annual meeting April 16-20, in Chicago, IL. The meeting is the world’s largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research.

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has selected 85 members of the staff of the American Institutes for Research (AIR) to discuss a wide range of research findings during its annual meeting April 16-20, in Chicago, IL. The meeting is the world’s largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research.

Topics include:

  • “Differences Between Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten in California”
  • “Enhancing Accessibility for Students with Disabilities in Large-Scale Reading Assessments”
  • “Examining Characteristics, Institutional Pathways, Graduate Funding, and Debt Among Black STEM Ph.D.’s and the Role of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities”
  • “Teacher Voice in Policy: Bringing Educators to the Table on the Issues that Matter”
  • “Grade 8 and 12 NAEP Science Benchmarks for College Readiness”
  • “The United States of Teaching: Key Findings on the Teacher Workforce from TALIS 2013”
  • “The Effects of Increased Learning Time on Student Academic and Nonacademic outcomes: A Meta-Analytic Review”
  • “Equitable Distribution of Qualified and Effective Teachers: A Study Report”
  • “Assessing General Academic Word Knowledge of Diverse Learners”
  • “Interim Assessments’ Effects on Low-Achieving Students”
  • “Charter School Teachers: Effectiveness, Entry, and Exit”
  • “How Reforming Teacher Evaluation Can Improve Student Outcomes on a Large Scale”
  • “NAEP’s Role in Educational Achievement”
  • “Check & Connect: The Impact of a Dropout Prevention Program on Course Completion and Graduation”
  • “A Longitudinal Study of Resilience and Students’ Academic Performance and Life Satisfaction”

View the complete program describing AIR presentations, session locations, dates and times, as well as an April 18th AIR reception for conference participants, at http://www.air.org.

About AIR
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education, and workforce productivity. For more information, visit http://www.air.org.

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