As Medicare celebrates 50 years since its signing into law by President Lyndon Johnson, experts look at the challenges facing the program today. While cost and other reforms are foremost in many policymakers' minds, experts caution that reforms need to keep the program's intended beneficiaries i
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15 Apr 2015
Examining the role that policy plays in shaping Title I, Elizabeth Grant, vice president of education at AIR, and Monique Chism, U.S. Department of Education discuss the roles of federal, state, and district policy in ensuring that the Title I program helps provide equal opportunities and accountability for all students.
9 Apr 2015
Exploring the personal impact that Title I schools can have on students, Elizabeth Grant, vice president of education at AIR, talks with Monique Chism, director of the Office of State Support at the U.S. Department of Education, in honor of Title I’s 50th anniversary. In the fourth video in the series Title I: Revisited, Grant and Chism discuss the role that Title I schools can play in helping disadvantaged students reach their full educational potential.
2 Apr 2015
Exploring potential future research topics, Elizabeth Grant, vice president of education at AIR, and Monique Chism, U.S. Department of Education discuss how research on closing the achievement gap and bringing promising education programs to scale could contribute to an important national dialogue.
31 Mar 2015
Numeracy is a critical skill to succeed in higher education and the workforce. In this video interview, Anestine Hector-Mason, AIR senior researcher, explains why the ability to understand and work with numbers significantly impacts not only academic achievement but also everyday life.
19 Mar 2015
In this second video for the series Title I: Revisited, Liz Grant of AIR and Monique Chism of the U.S. Department of Education discuss a vision for the future of Title I in which all children, regardless of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or special needs, are college and career ready by the time they graduate from high school.
19 Mar 2015
States can play a critical role in advancing the development and use of early warning systems (EWS). In this video, AIR expert Susan Therriault discussed her research on early warning systems and how she had helped conduct research and support states developing their own EWS.
16 Mar 2015
In recognition of the anniversary of Title I, Elizabeth Grant, AIR Vice President, sits down with Monique Chism, Director of the Office of State Support at the U.S. Department of Education, to discuss the history, influence, and future of this important legislation.
5 Mar 2015
Public awareness of patient safety issues – from surgical errors to miscommunications and misdiagnoses – has grown dramatically. The greatest advances in safety encourage patient engagement, systems improvement, more effective communication and better risk assessment.
27 Feb 2015
School finance can play a critical role in giving all students an opportunity to achieve. Jesse Levin examines why it's important to accurately measure students' needs to ensure that they receive an equitable and adequate education.