Find specific work or narrow your results by type, topic, program, project, or service by selecting your criteria from the choices at right.
A data brief from the Delta Cost Project at AIR focuses on financial struggles of colleges and universities two years after the onset of the Great Recession. Among other findings, the data show that among nonprofit colleges and universities, community colleges suffered the greatest financial hardships of the decade.
Today, nearly 95,000 youth under the age of 21 are in custody in publicly and privately operated facilities in the U.S. Increasingly, youth are finding themselves involved in the juvenile justice system as a result of school-related conduct. Researchers suggest that this trend, known as the “school-to-prison pipeline,” is an unintended consequence of harsh school discipline policies such as “zero tolerance” and referring students to the police or courts for school code violations historically handled by schools.
The need to serve English language learners (ELLs) has never been more pressing. The Supporting English Language Learners guide, developed by the Center for English Language Learners at AIR, is designed for state and district leaders who play a key role in ensuring that all students—including ELLs—graduate from high school well prepared for college and careers.
The State and Local Evaluation Center at AIR is partnering on three winning Investing in Innovation (i3) federal grants to evaluate innovative practices designed to improve student achievement. The i3 competitive grant program awarded more than $140 million in federal funds for innovative ideas in education on November 8, 2012.