Washington, D.C. – The American Institutes for Research (AIR) will have a significant presence at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), which will be held April 8 – 12 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting attracts leading education researchers from across the United States and around the world.
AIR will send more than 70 experts to the meeting to present on a broad variety of topics that are focused around the meeting’s theme, “Inciting the Social Imagination: Education Research for the Public Good.” Presentations include:
- “Supporting School Turnaround: How School Stakeholders Engage With External Support Providers”
- “Adolescents' Participation in Extracurricular Activities and Their Academic, Social, and Emotional Development”
- “Out of the Debate and Into the Schools: Comparing Practices and Strategies in Traditional, Pilot and Charter Schools in the City of Boston”
- “Using Research to Implement the Federal Agenda”
- “The Middle School Mathematics Professional Development (PD) Impact Study”
- “The Impact of Friends, Family, and Other Forms of Capital on Educational Achievement and Attainment”
- “Improving Instruction in New York City Schools: An Evolving Strategy”
- “Changing Leadership in Schools: Comparing Results From Two National Surveys on Principal Mobility”
- “How Do School Districts Hire School Principals? A Description of Practice in 730 School Districts”
View the complete program describing presentations, session locations, dates and times at www.air.org.
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.