American Institutes for Research Sends Research Experts to SREE’s Fall Conference
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Washington, D.C. – Experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will discuss a variety of topics, including research and low performing schools, at the Society for Research on Education Effectiveness’ (SREE) Fall Conference September 6-8, 2012, in Washington, D.C. This year’s conference theme is Effective Partnerships: Linking Practice and Research.
The conference will discuss challenges that policymakers, practitioners, and researchers face when communicating and coordinating with each other, and also address ways these groups can work together to advance effective education practices. Presentations will focus on several areas, including research methods; moving to scale; alliance for progress; data driven policy, and advances in cognitive science. AIR is also co-sponsoring the conference’s career forum.
Sessions with AIR presenters include:
Thursday, September 6, 2012
(10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
Session 2F. Moving to Scale Symposium
Identifying Potentially Successful Approaches to Turning Around Chronically Low-Performing Schools
- Chronically Low-Performing Schools and Turnaround: Evidence from Three States (Michael Hansen & Kilchan Choi, American Institutes for Research)
- Differences in the Policies, Programs, and Practices (PPPs) and Combination of PPPs across Turnaround, Moderately Improving, and Not Improving Schools (Rebecca Herman & Mette Huberman, American Institutes for Research)
- Investigating the Role of Human Resources in School Turnaround: Evidence from Two States (Michael Hansen, American Institutes for Research)
Discussant: Jennifer O'Day, American Institutes for Research
(2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
Session 3B. Data Driven Policy Invited Panel
Research for Cross-District Collaboration and Learning: Three Intersecting Models
AIR Participants: Jennifer O’Day & Helen Duffy
Session 3C. Data Driven Policy Invited Panel
State Administrative Data for Policy Evaluation and Research
Moderator: Matt Dawson, American Institutes for Research
Friday September 7, 2012
(8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.)
Session 4D. Alliance for Progress Panel
Building a Common Research Agenda Across Jurisdictions
AIR Participant: Matt Dawson
For more information on the conference, please visit https://www.sree.org/conferences/2012f/.
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 www.air.org.