Research on School Math Curricula Forum

Washington, D.C. - The Scientific Evidence in Education (SEE) Forums, a project of the American Institutes for Research (AIR), will host a policy luncheon forum on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 on “Building a Foundation for the Future: A Discussion on the Latest Research on Elementary School Math Curricula.”

The forum will highlight the first-year findings of the Institute of Education Sciences’ large-scale study, Achievement Effects of Four Early Elementary School Math Curricula, which examines the achievement results for first graders in 39 schools using four widely used elementary school math curricula: Investigations in Number, Data, and Space; Math Expressions; Saxon Math; and Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Mathematics.

When: Tuesday, May 12, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.

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


  • Roberto Agodini, Senior Economist, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. and Study Director and Principal Investigator
  • Kati Haycock, President, Education Trust
  • Mary Lindquist, Professor Emeritus, Columbus College, Columbus, Georgia
  • 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

Event Information

May 12, 2009
7:00 PM - 7:00 PM