Washington, D.C. – More than 60 staff members of the American Institutes for Research (AIR) have been selected to participate in this year's annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), which will be held in New York City on March 24-28, 2008.
AIR presentations cover a broad range of topics, including:
- “Computer Access and Computer Use at Home and in the Classroom Among 5th-Grade Children”
- “State and Local Implementation of Supplemental Educational Services: Results and Implications of a National Evaluation”
- “Fostering Collaboration in District Reform: The Role of a Change Agent”
- “Making the Most of Extra Time: Relationships Between Full-Day Kindergarten Instructional Environments and Reading Achievement”
- “Enhancing Conditions for Learning Through Social Emotional Learning Standards”
- “Effect of Early Childhood Language Development on Mathematics Achievement of African American Children at First Grade”
- “The Role of Conditions for Learning in Improving Educational Quality: Policy and Practice”
- “The Quantity, Quality, and Effects of K-2 Literacy Coaching”
- “Independent Comprehensive Study of New Mexico Public School Funding: A Synthesis and Findings of a Comprehensive Costing-Out Study”
- “An Overview of United States Student Performance in the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2006”
- “The Basic Reading Skills of America’s Adults: Results from the Oral Reading Fluency Component of the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy”
- “How Many Students and Who Was Left Out? An Exclusion Issue to the Accountability System Under the No Child Left Behind Act”
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is an independent, nonpartisan not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research on important social issues and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education, and workforce productivity.