Washington, D.C. - More than 70 members of the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will be participating in this year's American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, discussing a wide range of topics, including the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), school bullying and high school reform. The AERA conference will be held on April 9-13, 2007 in Chicago.
AIR presentations cover a broad range of topics, including:
- "Do NCLBs Teacher Quality Provisions Ensure High Quality and Equity?"
- "Do I Trust You? Bullying Victims' Relationships with Their Teachers and Friends"
- "The Relationship of Early Home Learning Activities and Infants' and Toddlers' Mental Skills"
- "A Balancing Act: Supplemental Service Providers' Relationship with States and Districts"
- "Low Performers in Mathematics in the United States and Other OECD High-Income Countries"
AIR, established in 1946 with headquarters in Washington, D.C., is a 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.