Washington, D.C. – Experts for the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will discuss research findings on a broad range of education-related issues – including an evaluation of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, research evidence involving turnaround schools, and the impact of teacher professional development courses – during the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), which is being held April 30 – May 4, 2010 in Denver, Colorado.
The annual AERA meeting attracts leading education researchers from across the United States and around the world. Approximately 80 AIR staff are participating in the conference.
AIR presentations will cover a broad range of topics, including:
- “Delivering on the Promise: An Impact Evaluation of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program”
- “Reviewing the Evidence on Turnaround Schools”
- “Studies in International Benchmarking”
- “Delving Deeper Into the Divide: New Ways of Exploring NAEP Data”
- “Identifying and Learning From High-Performing, High-Needs Schools in California”
- “On the Education of English Language Learners: An Agenda for Federally Funded Research”
- “Critical Issues in State Implementation of Response to Intervention”
- “Middle School Mathematics PD Study: Study Results”
- “Identifying and Utilizing Screening and Progress Monitoring Tools”
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.