Between 2009 and 2010, seven Midwestern states—Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin—passed significant legislation addressing teacher preparation, licensure, and evaluation. AIR conducted a review of this legislation, analyzing each state’s system for developing, recruiting, and retaining effective teachers and leaders.
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A recent special issue in the Journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence highlights findings from three decades of research on the Good Behavior Game and its impact on a variety of long term behavioral and mental health outcomes.
Using data from the final two rounds of the ECLS-B, a longitudinal study begun in 2001, this First Look provides a snapshot of the demographic characteristics, reading and mathematics knowledge, fine motor skills, school characteristics, and before- and after-school care arrangements of the cohort at the time they first began kindergarten.
This second in a series of briefs on the Fresno-Long Beach Learning Partnership focuses on the leadership practices of Fresno Unified Superintendent Michael Hanson and Long Beach Unified Superintendent Christopher Steinhauser and the ways in which their partnership strengthens the strategies they employ.
This policy brief outlines the barriers to higher education for students and provides policymakers and practitioners with research-based policy options, examples of best practice, and resources that can help all students increase their access to higher education.
The new “Condition of Education 2010” report, released May 27, 2010 by the National Center on Education Statistics (NCES), found that from 1999 to 2008, the number of students enrolled in charter schools has nearly quadrupled, from 340,000 to 1.3 million students.
On May 21, 2008 USAID awarded AIR a contract to implement the Vocational Education Project in Georgia, a two-year workforce development project designed to develop and expand vocational education and training to meet labor market demand in the tourism and construction sectors.
United States Ambassador to Georgia John Bass visited the Vocational Education Center (VEC) in Kutaisi on March 18, 2010 to visit the trainees and instructors in the construction trade courses sponsored by the USAID-funded Vocational Education Project in Georgia (VEP).
Little research has been done to understand the interplay between HIV/AIDS and disability at the household or community level, either nationally or globally. This pilot study is only the first of many necessary steps to understand the complex and little researched relationship between HIV/AIDS and disability.