“Towards 2014: Education Research on the Leading Edge of School Improvement?”

Washington, D.C. – The American Institutes for Research (AIR) will co-host a forum on the role of education research in the No Child Left Behind era and beyond on May 13, 2008. Presenters include current and former leading government officials as well as nationally-recognized scholars and researchers. The event – “Towards 2014: Education Research on the Leading Edge of School Improvement?"– is also hosted by Knowledge Alliance/Center for Knowledge Use, Education Sector and Academy for Educational Development. 

When:Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where:Academy for Educational Development Conference Center 1825 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, D.C.
Participants:Grover J. (Russ) Whitehurst, Institute of Education Sciences
Chester E. Finn Jr., Thomas B. Fordham Foundation
Marshall (Mike) Smith, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Denise Borders, Academy for Educational Development
Gina Burkhardt, Learning Point Associates
Steve Fleischman, American Institutes for Research
Frederick Hess, American Enterprise Institute
Jim Kohlmoos, Knowledge Alliance
Andrew J. Rotherham, Education Sector
Jason Snipes, Council of the Great City Schools
Lisa Towne, National Academies

The W.T. Grant Foundation provided partial funding for the forum.

About AIR

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.


Event Information

May 12, 2008
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM