AIR’s Scientific Evidence in Education (SEE) Forums Hosted Discussion on Students’ Access to College

Washington, D.C. – The Scientific Evidence in Education (SEE) Forums, a project of the American Institutes for Research (AIR), will host a policy forum on improving student access and readiness for college on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 that features a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, an official of the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the head of Columbia University’s National Center for Postsecondary Research.

The forum, “Pathways to College: Improving Students' Access to and Readiness for College,” will highlight the newly published Institute of Education Sciences’ Practice Guide, Helping Students Navigate the Path to College: What High Schools Can Do, which provides recommendations for high schools to help their students prepare for and go to college.

Resources from the forum are now available on the SEE Forums Website.

When: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. ET

Where: Charles Sumner School, 1201 17th and M Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

Participants:

  • Tom Bailey, Director, National Center for Postsecondary Research, Columbia University and Practice Guide Panel Member
  • Cecilia Rouse, Member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers
  • Mel Riddile, Associate Director for High School Services, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), and 2006 NASSP/MetLife High School Principal of the Year
  • Rebecca Herman (Moderator), Managing Research Analyst, American Institutes for Research and Director of SEE Forums

About the Scientific Evidence in Education Forums: The Scientific Evidence in Education (SEE) Forums is a project of the American Institutes for Research. SEE Forums brings together policymakers, researchers and practitioners to discuss scientific evidence that can shape effective action on education issues. The project is partially funded by a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education. For more information, visit http://www.seeforums.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 www.air.org.

Event Information

October 27, 2009
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM