It is commonly understood that education is one of the most reliable paths to economic security but less understood which path to skills attainment is ideal.
24 Feb 2021
On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, AIR hosted a presentation and discussion on the differences in scores (or “score gaps”) between high-performing and low-performing students using Grade 4 and Grade 8 results from TIMSS 2019 and recent NAEP Data. These data provide insights regarding equity within the U.S. and other education systems and can help inform important education policy discussions that aim to address performance gaps.
15 Dec 2020
Students and adolescents report that the COVID-19 pandemic has had significant impacts on their mental health; at the same time, the pandemic has exacerbated mental health inequities across minority and vulnerable groups. On December 15, 2020, the Public Health Institute and IMPAQ, a subsidiary of AIR, hosted a one-hour discussion, Mental Health First Aid in Schools: Connecting Public Health, Policy, & Equity in COVID-19.
3 Dec 2020
Research suggests that students with a disability are less likely to enroll in and complete college than students without a disability. Join REL Southwest on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. EST to learn about the importance of providing targeted services for students with disabilities to transition to and be successful in postsecondary education.
19 Nov 2020
Prevention, treatment, and response to the COVID-19 pandemic is currently a major focus in healthcare settings and our society at large. Chronic conditions, such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, however, continue to affect millions of people. In this webinar, we discussed how COVID-19 has impacted patients and the readiness of healthcare systems to provide quality chronic condition care.