A policy report from AIR examines the challenges and potential solutions to overcoming the barriers facing low-skilled adult learners who are striving to improve their English proficiency, develop their basic skills, and advance in the workplace.
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This final report describes the work of RISE, a consortium comprised of the American Institutes for Research and its partners, the International Rescue Committee, Sungi Development Foundation, and the National Rural Support Foundation, to support USAID’s reconstruction efforts in the earthquake-affected areas of Pakistan.
The final report of a study of teacher preparation in early reading instruction describes pre-service teachers' perceptions about the content of their training programs and summarizes their scores on an assessment of their knowledge of the essential components of reading instruction, as defined in the Reading First legislation.
This report examines state methods of promoting charter and innovative schools, as mentioned in the Race to the Top applications.
The Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health (TA Partnership) recognizes the many challenges system of care communities face in working to better meet the needs of all of the children, youth, and young adults they serve. In an effort to help these communities meet the unique needs of young people involved or at risk of involvement with the juvenile justice system, the TA Partnership is releasing a resource series focused on this population.
This brief draws on dialogue and investigation among the district practitioners, researchers, and policymakers participating in the California Collaborative on District Reform. It discusses ways in which districts can approach mathematics education given the current fiscal and political context in California.
AIR and Learning Point Associates, two of the nation’s leading not-for-profit education research firms, are joining forces in a merger that brings together the strengths of both organizations in order to enhance their ability to provide cutting-edge research, evaluation, and technical assistance.
AIR authors wrote a new federal report, Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 2008–09, that found that the majority of students in the 100 largest school districts in the United States were Hispanic or Black (63 percent).
This final report details the outcomes of the Enhanced Reading Opportunities (ERO) demonstration, which evaluated two supplemental literacy programs targeted to ninth grade students whose reading skills were at least two years below grade level.