Nearly 80 AIR Experts to Present at Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association

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Nearly 80 experts from the American Institutes for Research will present current research findings April 8-12 in Washington, D.C., for the world’s largest annual gathering of educational research scholars: the American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference.

Nearly 80 experts from the American Institutes for Research will present current research findings April 8-12 in Washington, D.C., for the world’s largest annual gathering of educational research scholars: the American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference.

Topics include:

  •     “Do Interim Assessments Reduce Race and Socioeconomic Status Achievement Gaps?”
  •     “‘I Was 14 When I Started College’: Exploring the Experiences of Adolescents Attending Postsecondary Institutions”
  •     “Expectations and College Reenrollment: Differences by Race/Ethnicity”
  •     “California Education Research Association: Impact of California’s Transitional Kindergarten Program”
  •     “Can a High-Quality Measure of Teacher Effectiveness Be Used to Support, Reward, and Retain Teachers?”
  •     “Evaluating Whether Performance Pay Makes Teachers Stay”
  •     “How Reforming Teacher Evaluation Can Improve Student Outcomes on a Large Scale”
  •     “Are Technology and Engineering-Related Domains Taught in U.S. Schools?”
  •     “Getting At-Risk Students Back on Track: Results From a Randomized Trial of Algebra Credit Recovery”
  •     “Does Time Equal Results for All? Effects of School Turnaround Using Expanded Learning Time”
  •     “The Definition of ‘English Learner’ as a Matter of Social Justice for Policymaking”
  •     “Learning From Reading Assessments, Globally”
  •     “Antidote or Antagonist? The Role of Nonprofit Advocacy Groups in Educational Policymaking”
  •     “Maximizing College Readiness? The Outcomes and Unintended Consequences of Preparation Programs and Activities”
  •     “‘Relationships Among Kindergartners’ Approaches to Learning Behaviors, Family Socioeconomic Status, and Later Academic Outcomes”

View the complete program describing AIR presentations, session locations, dates and times, as well as details of the April 8 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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