Many literacy interventions have emerged to help children around the world learn to read outside of school. Elizabeth Spier, an AIR principal researcher, talks about what evidence exists about how effective complementary outside school reading activities are at actually improving overall literacy outcomes.
Does educational attainment lead to the same degree of success for workers with disabilities and their peers? Here are some facts about the earnings gap that exists at all education levels and widens as the both groups climb the educational ladder.
Congress enacted the Sustainable Growth Rate in 1997 to control Medicare spending on physician services. In testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Health, AIR's Marilyn Moon called the SGR's limiting physician costs “poor public policy” but cautioned that any revisions need to avoid imposing unfair burdens on beneficiaries.