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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2014

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Session 1

1A. Supporting the Social & Emotional Growth of Children
Exploring School Contexts and Implementations to Improve Social & Emotional Learning
Roosevelt - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Scott Gest, Pennsylvania State University

Navigating Middle Grades: Role of School Context in Students' Social Adaptation and Experiences
Ha Yeon Kim, Kate Schwartz, Elise Cappella, & Edward Seidman, New York University
ABSTRACT 
 
Collective Efficacy and Adult Community: Teacher and Principal Perceptions After Two Years of Implementing Leading Together in Schools
Carol L. C. Paxton, Micela Leis, & Sara E. Rimm-Kaufman, University of Virginia
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Collaboration to Achieve Whole School SEL Across a Large, Urban District
Michelle V. Porche, Jennifer M. Grossman, Nova Biro, & Nancy MacKay, Wellesley College, and Sojourner Rivers, Boston Public Health Commission
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
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1B. Promoting Student Engagement & Persistence in College & Career Readiness
Interventions and Supports to Improve College Readiness
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Dylan Conger, George Washington University

The Effects of Structured Transfer Programs on Community College Student Outcomes
Rachel Baker, Stanford University
ABSTRACT 
 
From High School to the Future: Getting to College Readiness and College Graduation
Melissa Roderick, Matthew Holsapple, Thomas Kelley-Kemple, & David Johnson, Consortium on Chicago School Research
ABSTRACT 
 
"STEMming" the Swell of Absenteeism in Urban Middle Grade Schools: Impacts of a Summer Robotics Program
Martha Abele Mac Iver & Douglas J. Mac Iver, Johns Hopkins University
ABSTRACT 
 
Increasing High School Students' Engagement: The Impact of a High School Reform Model Focused on College Readiness
Julie Edmunds & John Willse, University of North Carolina - Greensboro, Fatih Unlu, Abt Associates, Elizabeth Glennie, RTI International, and Lawrence Bernstein, Northeastern University
ABSTRACT 
 
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1C. Improving Teacher Effectiveness Panel
Supporting the Exploratory Analysis of a New Teacher Evaluation Model through a State Research Partnership
Drawing Room - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Jason Snipes, WestEd
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Carrie Giovannone, Arizona Department of Education
no abstract
Reino Makkonen, WestEd
no abstract
Denis Newman, Empirical Education
no abstract
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1D. Addressing Achievement Gaps & Persistently Low-Performing Schools
Interventions and Supports for At-Risk Students
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: W. David Stevens, Consortium on Chicago School Research

Assessing the Effect of Schema-Based Instruction on Proportional Problem-Solving Performance of Students with Mathematics Problem-Solving Difficulties
Asha K. Jitendra, Michael R. Harwell, Danielle N. Dupuis, Stacy R. Karl, Amy E. Lein, Gregory Simonson, & Susan C. Slater, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
no abstract
 
The Educational Benefits of Attending High-Performing High Schools
Marisa de la Torre, Elaine Allensworth, Paul Moore, & Lauren Sartain, Consortium on Chicago School Research
no abstract
 
Assessing the Effectiveness of New Mexico's K-3 Plus Summer Learning Initiative
Damon Cann, Mustafa Karakaplan, Margaret Lubke, & Cyndi Rowland, Utah State University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
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1E. Research Methods
Issues in Randomized Control Trials
Executive Forum - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Terri Pigott, Loyola University Chicago

Reporting Randomized Controlled Trials in Education
Evan Mayo-Wilson, Johns Hopkins University, Sean Grant & Paul Montgomery, University of Oxford
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Recruiting Participants for Randomized Controlled Trials
H. Alix Gallagher, Jeremy Roschelle, & Mingyu Feng, SRI International
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Distortions in Distributions of Impact Estimates in Multi-Site Trials: The Central Limit Theorem Is Not Your Friend
Henry May, University of Delaware
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
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1F. Invited Panel
Leading Complex District Transformation Efforts: Integrating Research, Performance Management and Evaluation to Ensure Quality
Salon - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Derek Mitchell, Partners in School Transformation
ABSTRACT 

Mary Jo Kulhman, Grand Rapids Public Schools
no abstract
Kimberly Parker De Vauld, Battle Creek Public Schools
no abstract
Dana McCurdy, Partners in School Transformation
SLIDES
 
William Hill, Partners in School Transformation
no abstract
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Break

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Session 2

2A. Supporting the Social & Emotional Growth of Children Invited Symposium
Measuring Healthy Elementary Classroom Environments: Emotional, Behavioral and Relational Perspectives
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Clark McKown, Rush University Medical Center
ABSTRACT 

The Role of Assessment in Promoting Children's Healthy Social-Emotional Development
Clark McKown, Nicole Russo-Ponsaran, Adelaide Allen, Jason Johnson, & Jaclyn Russo, Rush University Medical Center
ABSTRACT 
 
Child-Report of Teacher Support and Classroom Quality
Jason Downer, University of Virginia
ABSTRACT 
 
Setting-Level Features of Classroom Peer Ecologies
Scott Gest, Pennsylvania State University
ABSTRACT 
 
Classroom Observations of Teacher Behavioral Supports
Wendy Reinke, University of Missouri
no abstract
Discussant: Catherine Bradshaw, University of Virginia

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2B. Promoting Student Engagement & Persistence in College & Career Readiness Symposium
A Study of Deeper Learning in Practice: Methodological Challenges and Evidence of Opportunities and Outcomes
Executive Forum - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Jennifer O'Day, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT 

Methodological Complications of Matching Designs Under Real World Constraints: Lessons from a Study of Deeper Learning
Kristina Zeiser, Jordan Rickles, & Michael Garet, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT 
 
Providing Opportunities for Deeper Learning: Findings from the Study of Deeper Learning
Catherine Bitter & Jennifer O'Day, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT 
 
Evidence of Deeper Learning Outcomes: Findings from the Study of Deeper Learning
James Taylor, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT 
 
Discussant: James Pellegrino, University of Illinois - Chicago

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2C. Improving Teacher Effectiveness Invited Symposium
Practical Measurement in Action
Roosevelt - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Anthony Bryk, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
ABSTRACT 

Continuously Improving a Practical Measure of Community College Student Motivation and Engagement
Rachel Beattie, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
ABSTRACT 
 
A System of Measures to Guide Practice Improvement: The Building a Teaching Effectiveness Network Case
Sola Takahashi, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
The Use of Practical Measures for Course Scheduling and Assignment
Mark Dunetz & Susan Fairchild, New Visions for Public Schools
ABSTRACT 
 
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2D. Addressing Achievement Gaps & Persistently Low-Performing Schools Symposium
Can At-Risk Students Get Back on Track? Results from a Rigorous Study of Online and Face-to-Face Credit Recovery in Algebra I
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Jessica Heppen, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT 

Efficacy of Online Vs. Face-to-Face Credit Recovery in Algebra I: Study Design and Impact Results
Jessica Heppen & Nicholas Sorensen, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT 
 
Targeting Summer Credit Recovery: Heterogeneity of Treatment Effects and Gaps between Credit Recovery Students and "On Track" Students Over Time
Jared Eno & Jessica Heppen, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT 
 
Content and Rigor of Algebra Credit Recovery Courses
Kirk Walters & Suzanne Stachel, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT 
 
Effects of Expanding Summer Credit Recovery in Algebra
Elaine Allensworth & Valerie Michelman, Consortium on Chicago School Research, and Takako Nomi, St. Louis University
ABSTRACT 
 
Discussant: Julie Edmunds, University of North Carolina - Greensboro

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2E. Panel
Collaborative Research Alliances: Defining and Tracking Outcomes for Researchers and Practitioners
Drawing Room - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Rebecca Carey, Education Development Center
ABSTRACT 

Andrew Seager, Education Development Center
no abstract
Angela Pazzaglia, Education Development Center
no abstract
Heather Lavigne, Education Development Center
no abstract
Julie Riordan, Education Development Center
no abstract
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2F. Research Methods Invited Symposium
Improving STEM Education & STEM Education Research: Methods, Data, & Designs
Salon - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Janice Earle, National Science Foundation
ABSTRACT 

Using Social Network Analysis in Targeted Improvement Initiatives
William Penuel, University of Colorado - Boulder
SLIDES
 
Designing Impact Studies in Science Education
Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University
no abstract
Using Data from Digital Environments to Better Understand Learning
Andrew E. Krumm, SRI International
SLIDES
 
Discussant: Edith Gummer, National Science Foundation

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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch
Provided in Professional Development Rooms

1:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Session 3 - Professional Development Workshop 1

Workshop 3A: Innovations in Prevention and Implementation Science: Implications for Improvement in Schools
C. Hendricks Brown, Northwestern University
Gracelyn Cruden, Northwestern University
Juan Villamar, Northwestern University
Sheppard Kellam, Johns Hopkins University
Jeanne Poduska, American Institutes for Research
Executive Forum - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level
DETAILS SLIDES 

Workshop 3B: Introduction to Improvement Science
Alicia Grunow, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Sandra Park, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level
DETAILS SLIDES SLIDES SLIDES SLIDES 

Workshop 3C: Using Research and Local Expertise to Improve Teacher Evaluation Systems
Corinne Herlihy, Harvard University
Rachel Hitch, Harvard University
Laura Booker, Tennessee Department of Education
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level
DETAILS SLIDES SLIDES 

Workshop 3D: Intervention Fidelity: Models, Methods, and Applications
Chris Hulleman, University of Virginia
Hank Murrah, University of Virginia
Jeff Kosovich, University of Virginia
Roosevelt - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level
DETAILS LINK 

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Welcome & Opening Address
Ballroom - Fairmont Hotel


Welcome & Introduction

Larry Hedges, SREE President

Opening Address
Common Ground for Practice & Research:
Leadership and Decision-Making Challenges of Complexity and Scale
Andrés Alonso
Professor of Practice
Harvard Graduate School of Education
ABSTRACT VIDEO

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Reception
Colonnade - Fairmont Hotel, Lobby Level

Sponsor: American Institutes for Research



FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 5, 2014


8:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Session 4

4A. Supporting the Social & Emotional Growth of Children Invited Symposium
Creating a Monitoring System for School Districts to Promote Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning: A Researcher-Practitioner Partnership
Drawing Room - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Celene Domitrovich, CASEL
ABSTRACT 

The Collaborating Districts Initiative: Demonstrating A District-Level Strategy to Promote Social and Emotional Learning for Students in Grades PreK-12
Celene Domitrovich & Roger Weissberg, CASEL
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The Washoe Student Indicator System: Promoting Achievement and Retention with a Balanced and Comprehensive Data System
Laura Davidson, Ben Hayes, & Paul LaMarca, Washoe County School District
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Development and Validation of a Student Self Report Rating of Social and Emotional Learning
Rachel Gordon & Everett Smith, University of Illinois - Chicago, Maria Crowder, Randall Brown, & Laura Davidson, Washoe County School District
no abstract
Using Assessments of Social and Emotional Learning to Improve Practice
Trish Shaffer, Washoe County School District
no abstract
Discussant: Clark McKown, Rush University Medical Center

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4B. Promoting Student Engagement & Persistence in College & Career Readiness Symposium
Creating Means to Measure Improvement in K-12 STEM Education: A Multi-Stakeholder Collaborative Effort
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Organizer: Jessica Mislevy, SRI International

Supporting the Development of a K-12 STEM Education Indicator System
Barbara Means & Jessica Mislevy, SRI International, and Thomas Smith, Vanderbilt University
no abstract
National Center for Education Statistics Data Collections Pertaining to the 14 Indicators Related to Quality Learning, Educators' Capacity, and Policy and Funding Initiatives in STEM
Peggy Carr, National Center for Education Statistics
no abstract
Supporting Teachers' Implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics
William Schmidt & Leland S. Cogan, Michigan State University
no abstract
Describing Curricular Resources and Measuring Students' Opportunities To Learn STEM Content
John Smithson, University of Wisconsin - Madison
SLIDES
 
Discussant: Natalie Nielsen, National Research Council

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4C. Improving Teacher Effectiveness Invited Panel
Design-Based Implementation Research
Executive Forum - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Paul LeMahieu, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Anthony Bryk, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
no abstract
Lora Cohen-Vogel, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
no abstract
Suzanne Donovan, SERP Institute
no abstract
William Penuel, University of Colorado - Boulder
no abstract
Catherine Snow, Harvard University
no abstract
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4D. Addressing Achievement Gaps & Persistently Low-Performing Schools Invited Symposium
Preventing Failure in High School: Improvements in Long-Term Outcomes through a Focus on Ninth Grade Indicators
Salon - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Elaine Allensworth, Consortium on Chicago School Research
ABSTRACT 

On-Track to Graduation: The Chicago Story
John Barker, Chicago Public Schools
no abstract
Preventable Failure: Improvements in Long-Term Outcomes When High Schools Focused on the Ninth Grade Year
Melissa Roderick, University of Chicago
no abstract
Supporting High Schools to Implement On-Track Strategies
Amy Torres, University of Chicago
no abstract
Free to Fail or On-Track to College: How Adults Can Support Student Achievement in High School
David Stevens, Consortium on Chicago School Research
no abstract
Discussant: James Kemple, Research Alliance for New York City Schools

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4E. Addressing Achievement Gaps & Persistently Low-Performing Schools Symposium
Improving Early Math Outcomes for Students with Disabilities through Intensive Intervention
Roosevelt - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Rob Ochsendorf, Institute of Education Sciences
ABSTRACT 

Effects of Intensive Early Interventions in Mathematics and Attention for Low-Performing Preschool Children
Marcia A. Barnes, University of Texas - Austin, Alice Klein, Prentice Starkey, & Kylie Flynn, WestEd, Paul Swank & Tricia Zucker, University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, and Bruce McCandliss, Vanderbilt University
ABSTRACT 
 
Testing the Immediate and Long-Term Efficacy of a Tier 2 Kindergarten Mathematics Intervention
Ben Clarke & Christian Doabler, University of Oregon, Keith Smolkowski, Oregon Research Institute, Hank Fien, University of Oregon, and Scott Baker, Southern Methodist University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Assessing the Feasibility and Promise of an Individualized Mathematics Gaming Intervention for First Grade Students in a Randomized-Controlled Trial
Hank Fien, Nancy J. Nelson, Christian Doabler, & Ben Clarke, University of Oregon, Marshall Gause, Thought Cycle, and Scott Baker, Southern Methodist University
ABSTRACT 
 
Inclusive Fraction Instruction versus Specialized Fraction Intervention for Very Low-Performing Students
Robin Schumacher, Lynn S. Fuchs, Douglas Fuchs, Donald L. Compton, & Joseph Wehby, Vanderbilt University, Russell Gersten, Instructional Research Group, and Nancy C. Jordan, University of Delaware
ABSTRACT 
 
Discussant: Russell Gersten, Instructional Research Group

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4F. Research Methods
Methods and Practices for Addressing Complexity and Variability in Measurement
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: Jeffrey Valentine, University of Louisville

Meta-Analyzing a Complex Correlational Dataset: A Case Study Using Correlations That Measure the Relationship between Parental Involvement and Academic Achievement
Joshua Polanin & Sandra Jo Wilson, Vanderbilt University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Consequences of Not Accounting for One-Group Clustering in Meta-Analysis
Martyna Citkowicz, American Institutes for Research, and Joshua R. Polanin, Vanderbilt University
ABSTRACT 
 
A Framework for Improving Student Growth Percentiles by Accounting for Test Score Measurement Error
J.R. Lockwood, Daniel F. McCaffrey, & Katherine E. Castellano, Educational Testing Service
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Keynote Address - Gallery Ballroom - Park Hyatt Hotel
Measuring Teaching Quality: The Promises and Challenges of Value-Added Metrics

Raj Chetty
William Henry Bloomberg Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
Harvard University
Introduction: Steve Cantrell, Chief Research Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
ABSTRACT VIDEO

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch
Gallery Ballroom - Park Hyatt Hotel

Sponsor: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch & Discussion
Drawing Room - Park Hyatt Hotel

Women in Quantitative Methodology:
An informal gathering to discuss career support for women conducting research on quantitative methods in education.
Hosts: Terri Pigott, Loyola University Chicago and Sabrina Laine, American Institutes for Research
Sponsor: American Institutes for Research

Note: This lunch follows the Keynote Address in the Park Hyatt Ballroom. Please plan to attend the Keynote, then proceed across the hall for this program.
If you plan to attend, please indicate by emailing Womenquants@sree.org.


1:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Session 5 - Professional Development Workshop 2

Workshop 5A: Innovations in Prevention and Implementation Science: Implications for Improvement in Schools
C. Hendricks Brown, Northwestern University
Gracelyn Cruden, Northwestern University
Juan Villamar, Northwestern University
Sheppard Kellam, Johns Hopkins University
Jeanne Poduska, American Institutes for Research
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3
DETAILS SLIDES 

Workshop 5B: Introduction to Improvement Science
Alicia Grunow, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Sandra Park, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Roosevelt - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level
DETAILS SLIDES SLIDES SLIDES SLIDES 

Workshop 5C: Using Research and Local Expertise to Improve Teacher Evaluation Systems
Corinne Herlihy, Harvard University
Rachel Hitch, Harvard University
Nate Schwartz, Tennessee Department of Education
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3
DETAILS SLIDES SLIDES 

Workshop 5D: Intervention Fidelity: Models, Methods, and Applications
Chris Hulleman, University of Virginia
Hank Murrah, University of Virginia
Jeff Kosovich, University of Virginia
Executive Forum - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level
DETAILS LINK 



SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 6, 2014


8:00 AM - 8:30 AM: Breakfast
Gallery Ballroom - Park Hyatt Hotel

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Plenary Panel - Gallery Ballroom - Park Hyatt Hotel
Mapping the Paths for Collaboration in Practice & Research

Introduction: Dean Gerdeman, SREE Fall 2014 Program Co-Chair
Moderator: Jennifer O'Day, SREE Fall 2014 Program Co-Chair
James Kemple, Executive Director, Research Alliance for New York City Schools
Ruth Neild, Commissioner, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences
ABSTRACT VIDEO

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Session 6

6A. Supporting the Social & Emotional Growth of Children
Efficacy of Social & Emotional Learning Interventions
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: Joshua Brown, Fordham University

Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Student Success Skills
Linda Webb, Florida State University, John Carey, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Elizabeth Villares, Florida Atlantic University, Craig Wells & Aline Sayer, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
ABSTRACT 
 
Childhood Resiliency Effects from Schoolwide Treatment: A Cluster Randomized Trial
Krystal Hinerman & Darrell Hull, University of North Texas, DeMarquis Haynes, Texas A&M University - Commerce, Marvin G. Powell & Sarah Ferguson, University of North Texas, and Emma I. Naslund-Hadley, Inter-American Development Bank
ABSTRACT 
 
The Impacts of the Chicago Welcoming Schools' Safe Passage Program on Student Safety and Crime
F. Chris Curran, Vanderbilt University
ABSTRACT 
 
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6B. Promoting Student Engagement & Persistence in College & Career Readiness Invited Panel
Collaborating with K-12 School Districts to Develop and Investigate a Research-Based Tri-Level College Readiness Indicator System
Salon - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Milbrey McLaughlin, Stanford University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Jason Willis, San Jose Unified School District
no abstract
Susan Fairchild, New Visions for Public Schools
no abstract
Graciela Borsato, Stanford University
SLIDES
 
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6C. Promoting Student Engagement & Persistence in College & Career Readiness Symposium
Enhancing Credit Accumulation and Graduation at the City University of New York: Results of Recent Rigorous Research
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Organizer: Alexandra Logue, CUNY
ABSTRACT 

Mainstreaming Remedial Mathematics Students in Introductory Statistics: Results Using a Randomized Controlled Trial
Alexandra W. Logue & Mari Watanabe-Rose, CUNY
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Increasing the Academic Momentum of Community College Students
Paul Attewell & Daniel Douglas, CUNY
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
The Platinum Bullet: An Experimental Evaluation of CUNY's Accelerated Study in Associate Program (ASAP) - New Three-Year Impacts, Cost Analyses, and Implementation Findings
Michael Weiss, Susan Scrivener, Hannah Fresques, Alyssa Ratledge, Tim Rudd, & Colleen Sommo, MDRC
ABSTRACT 
 
Discussant: Angela Boatman, Vanderbilt University

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6D. Improving Teacher Effectiveness
Classroom Observation as a Tool in Teacher Evaluation and Research
Drawing Room - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Jason Downer, University of Virginia

Teacher Evaluation in Practice: Understanding Evaluator Reliability and Teacher Engagement in Chicago Public Schools
Susan E. Sporte, Jennie Jiang, & Stuart Luppescu, Consortium on Chicago School Research
ABSTRACT 
 
Assessing Teacher Effectiveness through Dual-Rater Classroom Observations: Researchers and District Staff Partnering to Create Calibrated Performance Evaluations
David P. Manzeske, Jared P. Eno, & Robert M. Stonehill, American Institutes for Research, John M. Cumming & Heather L. MacGillivary, Jefferson County Public Schools
ABSTRACT 
 
Linking Teacher Quality, Student Attendance, and Student Achievement
Seth Gershenson, American University
SLIDES
 
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6E. Addressing Achievement Gaps & Persistently Low-Performing Schools Invited Panel
Restoring Opportunity: A System-Leader Perspective on the Role of Research in Supporting Schools to Overcome Achievement Gaps
Executive Forum - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Elaine Allensworth, Consortium on Chicago School Research
ABSTRACT 

Greg Duncan, University of California - Irvine
no abstract
Timothy Knowles, University of Chicago
no abstract
Jason Sachs, Boston Public Schools
no abstract
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6F. Research Methods
Challenges in Accounting for Expectations, Observed Behaviors, and Changes Over Time
Roosevelt - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Nathan VanHoudnos, Northwestern University

Causal Inference and the Comparative Interrupted Time Series Design: Findings from Within-Study Comparisons
Travis St. Clair, University of Maryland, Kelly Hallberg, American Institutes for Research, and Thomas D. Cook, Northwestern University
ABSTRACT 
 
A Unified Framework for Estimating Minimum Detectable Effects for Comparative Short Interrupted Time Series Designs
Cristofer Price & Fatih Unlu, Abt Associates
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Using Generalizability Theory to Examine Sources of Variance in Observed Behaviors Within High School Classrooms
Anne Cash, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Tashia Abry, Arizona State University, and Catherine Bradshaw, University of Virginia
ABSTRACT 
 
A Practical Measure of Student Motivation: Validity Evidence for the Expectancy-Value-Cost Scale in Middle School
Jeff Kosovich & Chris S. Hulleman, University of Virginia, Kenn E. Barron, James Madison University, Steve Getty & Joe Taylor, BSCS
no abstract
 
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Break

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM: Session 7

7A. Promoting Student Engagement & Persistence in College & Career Readiness Panel
Designing a Collaborative Research Agenda with Researchers, Practitioners, and the RELs: The Case of Competency Education
Salon - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Julie Riordan, Education Development Center

Aubrey Scheopner Torres, Education Development Center
no abstract
Erika Stump, University of Southern Maine
no abstract
Rebecca Carey, Education Development Center
no abstract
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7B. Improving Teacher Effectiveness
Using Professional Development and Data to Improve Classroom Instruction
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: Julia Parkinson, American Institutes for Research

Impact Evaluation of National Writing Project Professional Development Program
H. Alix Gallagher, Katrin Woodworth, Teresa McCaffrey, Christina J. Park, & Haiwen Wang, SRI International
ABSTRACT 
 
Achieving High Standards for Pre-K-Grade 3 Mathematics: A Whole Teacher Approach to Professional Development
Erin Reid, Jie-Qi Chen, & Jennifer McCray, Erikson Institute
ABSTRACT 
 
Designing Technology to Impact Classroom Practice: How Technology Design for Learning Can Support Both Students and Teachers
Maria Mendiburo, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Laura K. Williams, Brian Sulcer, & Ted Hasselbring, Vanderbilt University
ABSTRACT 
 
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7C. Invited Panel
From Conception to Scale: Challenges in Federal Policymaking
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Moderator: Michelle McLaughlin, Knowledge Alliance
ABSTRACT 

Robert Gordon, Brookings Institution
no abstract
Sarah McGee, Nurse-Family Partnership
no abstract
Demetra Smith Nightingale, U.S. Department of Labor
no abstract
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7D. Addressing Achievement Gaps & Persistently Low-Performing Schools
Minding the Gap: Family, Race, and Social Class Effects
Roosevelt - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Sue Sporte, Consortium on Chicago School Research

Measuring Family-School Relations for School Reform and Improvement
Beth Schueler, Harvard University
ABSTRACT 
 
Mindset Gap among SES Groups: The Case of Chile with Census Data
Susana Claro & David Paunesku, Stanford University
ABSTRACT 
 
How Does Transition from Elementary to Middle School Affect the Racial Achievement Gap?
Gudrun Vanlaar, Sean Reardon, & Demetra Kologrides, Stanford University
ABSTRACT 
 
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7E. Panel
The Power of Partnerships: Lessons Learned from Research Alliances in the Northwest
Drawing Room - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Nikola Filby, WestEd
ABSTRACT 

Terri Akey, Education Northwest
no abstract
Michelle Hodara, Education Northwest
SLIDES
 
Les Morse, Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
no abstract
Hilda Roselli, Oregon Education Investment Board
no abstract
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7F. Research Methods
Advancing the Utility of Regression Discontinuity Designs
Executive Forum - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Matthew Steinberg, University of Pennsylvania

Challenges When Using the Regression Discontinuity Design in Educational Evaluations: Lessons from the Transition to Algebra Study
Josephine Louie, Education Development Center, Christopher Rhoads, University of Connecticut, and June Mark, Education Development Center
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Statistical Power for Comparative Regression Discontinuity Design in Education Research
Yang Tang & Tom Cook, Northwestern University
no abstract
 
Estimating the Impact of the PROMISE Scholarship Using Propensity Score Weighted Frontier Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Design
Yetty Shobo, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, Jen D Wong, Ohio State University, and Angela Bell, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
ABSTRACT 
 
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