This testimony summarizes recent and ongoing research studies conducted by AIR and others for the U.S. Department of Education on school turnaround.
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27 Feb 2013
David Osher addresses the tragedy at Sandy Hook and the research around creating safe school environments. Stating that there are no quick fixes or easy solutions to respond to the tragedy at Sandy Hook – or any of the other school shootings that have abruptly altered so many lives he asserts there are steps we can take to change the school environment so that students and teachers feel safe.
27 Jan 2015
In January 27, 2015 testimony before a U.S. Senate committee considering revisions to the No Child Left Behind Act, Dan Goldhaber cautions that moving away from annual student testing could make it harder to accurately measure teacher effectiveness.
22 Mar 2016
A transcript of testimony by Jane Hannaway on education research and student privacy, presented to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 10:00am.
6 May 2015
Dr. Mark Schneider, President of College Measures and a Vice President at AIR, testified May 6, 2015 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions on the need to make consumer information more readily available for those pursuing a postsecondary education, including associate’s degrees and certificates. These are his remarks.
24 May 2017
Read Mark Schneider's testimony to the House Subcommittee on Higher Education at a hearing to examine transparency and accountability in higher education, as well as protecting student privacy.