Findings by experts for the American Institutes for Research is serving as the basis for information being used by leaders and the public in New York as they address the issue of adequate state funding for public school children.
The American Institutes for Research recently completed a 15-month study to determine the cost of an “adequate” education for all public school students in the state of New York. The work was performed in collaboration with Management Analysis and Planning, Inc.
In September of 2012, AIR completed a study, Study of a New Method of Funding for Public Schools in Nevada, for the Nevada State legislature to investigate how the state finance system could be improved by determining how it could best address the differential funding needs ...
The Funding Formula Study Task Force (FFSTF), appointed by the New Mexico State Legislature and the Governor, and under the direction of the Legislative Council Service, commissioned AIR to conduct a comprehensive study on the current New Mexico public school funding formula.
Early learning has few detractors, but publicly supported prekindergarten has many. In this blog post, Susan Muenchow cites a recent AIR study that refutes the main objections and makes the case for free early childhood programs.
AIR released the preliminary findings of a new study comparing the funding resources and student outcomes of the California K-12 public school system to other states in the nation. The analysis also examines resources and student outcomes for unified school districts within the state.
The results of a 16-month study by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) examining the New Mexico public school funding formula is now available online to assist policymakers, educators and private citizens interested in determining the cost of a sufficient public school education.
Though most public school principals believe that effective leadership of their schools requires authority over personnel decisions, they report having little such authority in practice. That's a key finding of a new study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and AIR. Based on a series of interviews with a small ...