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Please note that the on site registration / conference check in location for the SREE Spring 2018 Conference will be at the Park Hyatt, Ballroom Level.


WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 28, 2018


12:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Professional Development Workshops

Workshop A
Stan: A Flexible Open-Source Platform for Bayesian Analysis
Andrew Gelman, Columbia University
Drawing Room 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level
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Workshop B
The Stanford Education Data Archive: Using Big Data to Study Academic Performance
Sean F. Reardon, Stanford University
Andrew D. Ho, Harvard University
Benjamin R. Shear, University of Colorado - Boulder
Erin M. Fahle, Stanford University
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3
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Workshop C
Practical Measurement in Improvement Science
Sola Takahashi, WestEd
Jonathan Dolle, WestEd
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3
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Workshop D
New Matching Methods for Causal Inference
Jose R. Zubizarreta, Harvard University
Drawing Room 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level
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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Session 1

1A. Symposium · Wednesday @ 3:30 PM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Early Learning Network Year 1 Results: Preschool Educational Practices and Child Outcomes
Salon 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Susan Sheridan, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
ABSTRACT

Pre-Kindergarten Classroom Characteristics and Pre-Kindergarten Gains of Children Living in Rural Areas
Irina Mokrova*, Margaret Burchinal, Mary Bratsch-Hines, & Ellen Peisner-Feinberg, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

How Does Quality of Curricular Implementation Support Low-Income Children's Skill
Meghan P. McCormick* & Michelle Maier, MDRC, Christina Weiland, University of Michigan, and JoAnn Hsueh, MDRC

Understanding the Effects of Classroom Processes on Child Outcomes in Pre-Kindergarten
Robert Pianta*, Virginia Vitiello, Jessica Whittaker, & Erik Ruzek, University of Virginia

Classroom Quality and Classroom Network Structure Predicting Student Outcomes
Jessica Logan*, Kelly Purtell, Tzu-Jung Lin, & Laura Justice, Ohio State University

Discussant: Carol Connor, University of California - Irvine
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1B. Symposium · Wednesday @ 3:30 PM 📅
Innovations in Teacher Preparation & Education

The Effects of Digital Curriculum in the Classroom: Rigorous Evidence from Three Digital Math Programs
Drawing Room 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Jordan Rickles, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT

Efficacy of an Integrated Core Digital Curriculum for Elementary School Mathematics
Mingyu Feng*, Corinne Singleton, & Nicole Shechtman, SRI International, and Jeremy Roschelle, Digital Promise

Extra Support for At-Risk Ninth Graders: An Efficacy Study of a Double Dose Algebra I Digital Curriculum
Kirk Walters*, Rachel Garrett, Dionisio Garcia-Piriz, Rui Yang, Jen Ford, & Melissa Yisak, American Institutes for Research

The Effect of TenMarks Math on Student Achievement
Jordan Rickles*, Kirk Walters, Ryan Williams, John Meakin, & Dong Hoon Lee, American Institutes for Research

Discussant: Corinne Herlihy, Harvard University
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1C. Panel · Wednesday @ 3:30 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

Learning Together: Building Evidence to Close the Opportunity Divide for Low-Income Youth
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Rebecca Maynard, University of Pennsylvania
ABSTRACT

David Fein, Abt Associates

Rebecca Baelen, University of Pennsylvania

Garrett Warfield, Year Up


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1D. Symposium · Wednesday @ 3:30 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice: University-Based Collaborations

Informing Practice through Research: Lessons from Four Research-Practice Partnerships
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Organizer: Rachel Cole, Research Alliance for New York City Schools
ABSTRACT

Getting Started: Specifying the Theory of Action and Fidelity of Implementation Measures to Guide Program Improvement
Cheri Fancsali, Research Alliance for New York City Schools

Coaching Logs: A Tool for Informing, Grounding, and Reflecting on Pilot Year Implementation
Rachel Cole*, Research Alliance for New York City Schools, Lauren B. Goldenberg, David Braslow, & Andrew Fletcher, New York City Department of Education

Putting Research to Use: Identifying Positive Deviants for a Network Improvement Community
Lisa Merrill, Research Alliance for New York City Schools

Informing Program Implementation through Research: Lessons from an Evaluation of a College Readiness Program
Adriana Villavicencio, Research Alliance for New York City Schools

Discussant: Kylie Klein, Consortium on Chicago School Research
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1E. Paper Session · Wednesday @ 3:30 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice at the National Level

New Systematic Reviews in Education
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Christine Ross, Mathematica Policy Research

Effective Programs for Struggling Readers: A Best-Evidence Synthesis
Amanda Inns* & Cynthia Lake, Johns Hopkins University, Marta Pellegrini, University of Florence, and Robert Slavin, Johns Hopkins University
ABSTRACT

How Can a Systematic Review of Interventions to Improve Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents' Educational Outcomes Influence Policy?
Jessica Harding*, Jean Knab, Kevin Kelly, Diana McCallum, & Dara Lee Luca, Mathematica Policy Research
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Collaborative Solutions for Reaching the Whole Child: The State of the Research on Integrated Student Supports
Kris Moore, Hannah Lantos, Rebecca Jones*, Ann Schindler, Jon Belford, & Vanessa Sacks, Child Trends
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1F. Symposium · Wednesday @ 3:30 PM 📅
Education and Life Cycle Transitions

Continuing Impacts of Early College High Schools
Drawing Room 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Corinne Alfeld, Institute of Education Sciences
ABSTRACT

The Impacts, Costs and Benefits of Early Colleges
Julie Edmunds*, University of North Carolina - Greensboro, Fatih Unlu, RAND, Elizabeth Glennie, RTI International, and Tiffany Tsai, RAND

Early College High Schools at Scale: Probing Impacts and Generalizability with a Quasi-Experiment Benchmarked Against a Randomized Controlled Trial
Douglas L. Lauen*, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Fatih Unlu, RAND, and Sarah Crittendon Fuller, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Longer-Term Impacts of Early College High Schools: Findings from an Efficacy Follow-Up Study
Mengli Song & Krissy Zeiser*, American Institutes for Research

Effects of Dual-Credit Enrollment and Early College High School on Utah Public Education
Richard Haskell, Sr, Westminster College

Discussant: Joel Vargas, Jobs for the Future
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1G. Symposium · Wednesday @ 3:30 PM 📅
Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts & Early Childhood Education

How NGO's in Conflict-Affected Countries Develop and Use Evidence on the Efficacy of Social-Emotional Learning Interventions
Salon 4 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Stephanie M. Jones, Harvard University
ABSTRACT

The Evolution of a Model to Improve Children's Learning and Social-Emotional Skills in Crisis Contexts
Jennifer Sklar* & Jamie Weiss-Yagoda, International Rescue Committee

Assessing the Quality of Implementation of Non-Formal Education Programming for Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon: Lessons from a Research-Practice Partnership
Carly Tubbs Dolan, New York University, Autumn Brown & Samer Houshaimi, International Rescue Committee, J. Lawrence Aber & Ha Yeon Kim*, New York University

Evidence for Educational Intervention Effectiveness and Quality in Democratic Republic of Congo, Lebanon, and Niger
Lindsay Brown*, New York University, Jeannie Annan, International Rescue Committee, Ha Yeon Kim, Carly Tubbs Dolan, & J. Lawrence Aber, New York University

Discussant: Celine Domitrovich, Pennsylvania State University
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1H. Symposium · Wednesday @ 3:30 PM 📅
Research Methods

Pilot Studies of Educational Interventions: How to Conduct Them and What We Can Learn from Them
Gallery 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Robert Olsen, George Washington University
ABSTRACT

The Nonuse, Misuse, and Proper Use of Pilot Studies in Education Research
Elizabeth A. Stuart*, Johns Hopkins University, and Erik Westlund, University of Iowa

What Can We Learn from Small Pilots Conducted by School Districts? Lessons from the Ed Tech RCE Coach
Alexandra Resch, Mathematica Policy Research

Discussant: Anne Ricciuti, U.S. Department of Education
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1I. Paper Session · Wednesday @ 3:30 PM 📅
Research Methods

Estimating Treatment Effects in Complex Data
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: James Pustejovsky, University of Texas - Austin

Design-Based Estimators for Average Treatment Effects for Multi-Armed RCTs
Peter Schochet, Mathematica Policy Research
ABSTRACT

Practical Methods for Uncertainty in Bounds
Peng Ding & Avi Feller*, University of California - Berkeley, and Luke W. Miratrix, Harvard University
ABSTRACT

Estimating Causal Effects with Zero-Inflated Outcomes
Luis F. Campos*, Lo-Hua Yuan, & Luke W. Miratrix, Harvard University, and Avi Feller, University of California - Berkeley
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Hedges Lecture
Ballroom - Fairmont Hotel


Welcome
Rebecca Maynard, SREE President

Introduction
Elizabeth Tipton, Columbia University

Hedges Lecture
Evidence-Based Practice Is a Two-Way Street

Andrew Gelman
Higgins Professor of Statistics & Professor of Political Science
Director of Applied Statistics Center
Columbia University



7:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Reception
Gallery - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Sponsor:AIR



THURSDAY MARCH 1, 2018



8:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Session 2

2A. Symposium · Thursday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Chicago School Readiness Project: Unpacking the Long-Run Effects of an Early Childhood Intervention
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Organizer: Tyler W. Watts, New York University
ABSTRACT

Estimating the Long-Run Impacts of the Chicago School Readiness Project
Tyler W. Watts*, Jill Gandhi, & C. Cybele Raver, New York University

Examining Social-Emotional Skills as a Mechanism in Explaining the Long-Term Impacts of Early Childhood Intervention: Evidence from the Chicago School Readiness Project
Dana McCoy*, Kathryn Gonzalez, & Stephanie M. Jones, Harvard University

Getting In: The Influence of Early Intervention on Later Selection into Higher-Performing Schools
Deanna A. Ibrahim*, Tyler W. Watts, Jill Gandhi, Alaa Khader, & C. Cybele Raver, New York University

Discussant: Stephen W. Raudenbush, University of Chicago
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2B. Paper Session · Thursday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Innovations in Teacher Preparation & Education

Impacting PK-12 Schools: Innovations in Leadership, Instruction & Assessment
Salon 4 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Kathlene Holmes, National Center for Teacher Residencies

The Promise of Supplemental Instruction to Support Academic Language for Upper Elementary ELs
Rebecca Silverman* & Anna Hartranft, University of Maryland, Patrick Proctor, Boston College, and Jeffrey Harring, University of Maryland
ABSTRACT

Examining Post-Intervention Effects of a Randomly-Assigned School Leadership Professional Development Intervention
Robert Shand*, Roger Goddard, & Yvonne Goddard, Ohio State University
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Examining the Validity of Observation Scores of Special Education Teachers in High-Stakes Teacher Evaluation Systems
Nathan Jones*, Boston University, Courtney Bell, Educational Testing Service, Mary Brownell, University of Florida, and Yi Qi, Educational Testing Service
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2C. Paper Session · Thursday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

Collaborative Research as a Team Sport: Designs, Principles, and Approaches within Research-Practice
Drawing Room 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Laura Booker, Tennessee Department of Education

In Pursuit of Evidence: Lessons from the Study of Researcher Dissemination and Practitioner Search
Elizabeth Farley-Ripple* & Horatio Blackman, University of Delaware
ABSTRACT

Use of Design-Based Implementation Research to Redesign Secondary Courses to Improve Higher Order Thinking and Content Learning in Biology and US History for Underperforming Adolescents
Ellen Schiller, SRI International, Jose Blackorby*, CAST, Xin Wei, SRI International, Jan Bulgren, University of Kansas, Kathryn Morrison & Tejaswini Tiruke, SRI International
ABSTRACT

Goals and Challenges of Research-Practice Partnerships for Improvement Efforts
Kristen Davidson*, Caitlin Farrell, Melia Repko-Erwin, & William Penuel, University of Colorado - Boulder, Heather Hill & Corinne Herlihy, Harvard University
ABSTRACT

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2D. Symposium · Thursday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice: University-Based Collaborations

University-Agency Partnerships to Strengthen Preschool: Four Examples of Improving Preschool at Scale
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Organizer: Pamela A. Morris, New York University
ABSTRACT

A University-District Partnership to Support NYCs Pre-K for All: Embedding Rigor Inside a Scaled-Up System
Pamela A. Morris*, New York University, Josh Wallack, New York City Department of Education, Rachel Abenavoli, Natalia Rojas, & Elise Cappella, New York University

Addressing Rigor and Timeliness Tensions in a Research-Practice Partnership in the Boston Public Schools
Christina Weiland*, University of Michigan, and Jason Sachs, Boston Public Schools

Developing a Collaborative Research Agenda among Three Connecticut Communities
Michael Strambler*, Yale School of Medicine, Clare W. Irwin, Education Development Center, George A. Coleman, Cooperative Educational Services, and Joanna L. Meyer, Yale School of Medicine

Building the Infrastructure: Leveraging Research Partnerships to Improve and Scale an Instructional Leadership Professional Development Program
Maia C. Connors*, Debra M. Pacchiano, & Eleni Manos, Ounce of Prevention Fund, and Heather L. Horsley, California State University - Fresno

Discussant: Robert Pianta, University of Virginia
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Discussant: Caroline Ebanks, Institute of Education Sciences
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2E. Symposium · Thursday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice at the National Level

Issues in Accountability Testing: State Standards, Alternate Assessments, and Opting Out
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Benjamin R. Shear, University of Colorado - Boulder
ABSTRACT

Opt Out in U.S. School Districts
Erin M. Fahle*, Sean F. Reardon, & Sam Trejo, Stanford University

Trends in State Proficiency Standards in the Common Core Era
Benjamin R. Shear*, University of Colorado - Boulder, Andrew D. Ho, Harvard University, Sean F. Reardon & Erin M. Fahle, Stanford University

Trends in Within-State Achievement Inequality in the Common Core Era
Sean F. Reardon* & Rebecca Hinze-Pifer, Stanford University

Discussant: David Quinn, University of Southern California
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2F. Symposium · Thursday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Education and Life Cycle Transitions

Closing the Postsecondary Success Gap with Multifaceted Supports: Findings from Impact Evaluations of Four Comprehensive Programs
Gallery 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Stacy Kehoe, Education Northwest
ABSTRACT

Dell Scholars Program
Lindsay C. Page, University of Pittsburgh, Benjamin L. Castleman, University of Virginia, Stacy Kehoe*, Education Northwest, and Gumi A. Sahadewo, Gadjah Mada University

CUNY Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP)
Michael Weiss*, Alyssa Ratledge, & Colleen Sommo, MDRC

Future Connect at Portland Community College
Michelle Hodara*, Elizabeth Ghandi, & Sun Young Yoon, Education Northwest

Detroit Promise Path
Alyssa Ratledge & Michael Weiss*, MDRC

Discussant: Michael Hurwitz, College Board
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2G. Paper Session · Thursday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts & Early Childhood Education

Effectiveness of Interventions to Improve Early Grade Outcomes: Evidence from Four Countries
Salon 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Barbara Knox-Seith, U.S. Agency for International Development

Efficacy of Numeracy-Themed Read Aloud Activity to Boost Literacy and Numeracy in Development Contexts: Evidence from Northern Nigeria
Wael Moussa*, Nurudeen Lawal, & Emily Koester, FHI 360
ABSTRACT

Evaluation of Amazonía Lee Reading Intervention in Peru
Larissa Campuzano, Camila Fernandez, Steve Glazerman, Nancy Murray*, Julieta Lugo-Gil, & Ivonne Padilla, Mathematica Policy Research
ABSTRACT

Evaluation of the Leer Juntos, Aprender Juntos Early Grade Reading Intervention in Peru and Guatemala
Julieta Lugo-Gil*, Nancy Murray, Steven Glazerman, Camila Fernandez, & Larissa Campuzano, Mathematica Policy Research
ABSTRACT

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2H. Symposium · Thursday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research Methods

Improving the Design of STEM Impact Studies: Considerations for Statistical Power
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University
ABSTRACT

Investigating Science Teacher Effect Sizes for A Priori Power Analyses
Susan M. Kowalski*, Joseph A. Taylor, & Karen M. Askinas, BSCS, Dustin Anderson, William P. Maddix, Qian Wang, & Qi Zhang, Western Michigan University

Estimates of IntraClass Correlation and Outcome-Covariate Correlations for Teacher Outcomes in Evaluations of Math and Science Interventions
Fatih Unlu*, RAND, Joseph A. Taylor, BSCS, Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University, Carl Westine, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, and Brent Anderson, RAND

An Investigation of Design and Statistical Power for Planning Cluster Randomized Trials with Student and Teacher Outcomes
Qi Zhang* & Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University, and Fatih Unlu, RAND

Discussant: Cristofer Price, Abt Associates
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2I. Paper Session · Thursday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research Methods

Post-Random Assignment Models: Fidelity, Attrition, Mediation & More
Drawing Room 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Wendy Chan, University of Pennsylvania

Social Network Mediation Models
Tracy M. Sweet, University of Maryland - College Park
ABSTRACT

Estimation Methods for Cluster Randomized Trials with Noncompliance
Luke Keele*, Georgetown University, and Hyunseung Kang, University of Wisconsin - Madison
ABSTRACT

Leveraging Fidelity Data to Making Sense of Impact Results: Informing Practice through Research
Andrew Jaciw* & Thanh Nguyen, Empirical Education
ABSTRACT

Theory Vs. Practice of Mastery Learning in the Cognitive Tutor: Principal Stratification on a Latent Variable
Adam Sales*, University of Texas, and John Pane, RAND
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Session 3

3A. Paper Session · Thursday @ 10:30 AM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Enhancing Contributions of Parents & Teachers
Salon 4 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Sharon Wolf, University of Pennsylvania

Spillover Effects in Early Childhood Professional Development
Kathryn Gonzalez, Harvard University
ABSTRACT

Two-Generation Education Interventions for Low-Income Mothers and Their Young Children
Elise Chor, Temple University
ABSTRACT

Learning at Home: Informing Large-Scale Practice Through a National Survey and Qualitative Study
Megan Silander*, Education Development Center, Claire Christensen, Todd Grindal, & Kea Anderson, SRI International, Naomi Hupert, Education Development Center, and Phil Vahey, SRI International
ABSTRACT

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3B. Invited Panel · Thursday @ 10:30 AM 📅
Innovations in Teacher Preparation & Education

Utilizing Improvement Science to Strengthen an Urban Teacher Residency Program
Drawing Room 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Sarah Cohen, National Center for Teacher Residencies
ABSTRACT

BreAnna Evans-Santiago, California State University - Bakersfield

Brandon Ware, Bakersfield City School District

Holly Gonzales, California State University - Bakersfield


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3C. Invited Panel · Thursday @ 10:30 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

From Huddle to Handoff: Planning for Agency Independence in a Post Research-Practice Partnership World
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Moderator: Matthew A. Lenard, Wake County Public Schools
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Kylie Klein, Consortium on Chicago School Research

Julie Reed Kochanek, American Institutes for Research

Joy Lesnick, School District of Philadelphia


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3D. Panel · Thursday @ 10:30 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice: University-Based Collaborations

Opportunities and Challenges in State-Level Research Partnerships of Scaling Up: Lessons from Tennessee and North Carolina
Salon 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: John Papay, Brown University
ABSTRACT

Ellen Goldring, Vanderbilt University

Laura Booker, Tennessee Department of Education

Gary Henry, Vanderbilt University

Audrey Martin-McCoy, North Carolina State Board of Education


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3E. Panel · Thursday @ 10:30 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice at the National Level

Strategies for Increasing the Utility of Research
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Paula Arce-Trigatti, Rice University
ABSTRACT

Julie Riordan, Education Development Center

Carrie Scholz, American Institutes for Research

Jason Snipes, WestEd

Barbara Foorman, Florida State University


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3F. Paper Session · Thursday @ 10:30 AM 📅
Education and Life Cycle Transitions

Economic and Educational Attainment in College
Drawing Room 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Beth Gamse, Gamse Partnership

Minimum Wage and Community College Enrollment
Chang Hyung Lee, University of California - Santa Barbara
ABSTRACT

A Comprehensive College Transition Program and Nonprogram Peer and Faculty Interactions: An Application of Mediation Analysis
W. Edward Chi*, University of Southern California, Minjeong Jeon, University of California - Los Angeles, Elizabeth S. Y. Park, Tatiana Melguizo, & Adrianna Kezar, University of Southern California

Increasing Degree Attainment of Low-Income Community College Students: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial
Kelly Hallberg* & Marianne Bertrand, University of Chicago
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3G. Invited Panel · Thursday @ 10:30 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice at the National Level

Turning the Evidence Commission's Recommendations into Action
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Nick Hart, Bipartisan Policy Center
ABSTRACT

Adam Gamoran, William T. Grant Foundation

Ron Haskins, Brookings Institution

John Righter, U.S. Senate HELP Committee

Kathy Stack, KB Stack Consulting


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3H. Paper Session · Thursday @ 10:30 AM 📅
Research Methods

Treatment Effect Generalizability & Heterogeneity: New Methods
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: Elizabeth Tipton, Columbia University

Bounding Approaches for Generalization
Wendy Chan, University of Pennsylvania
ABSTRACT

Using Covariates to Detect Treatment Effect Heterogeneity in Multisite Trials
Luke W. Miratrix, Harvard University
ABSTRACT

Sensitivity Analysis for an Unobserved Moderator in Trial-to-Target-Population Generalization of Treatment Effects
Benjamin Ackerman*, Trang Qunyh Nguyen, & Elizabeth A. Stuart, Johns Hopkins University
ABSTRACT

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12:15 PM - 1:45 PM: Women in Quantitative Methodology

Please join us over lunch to discuss job negotiation strategies with Cybele Raver, Senior Vice Provost, New York University, and Pamela Morris, Vice Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs, New York University.

Hosts: Trisha Borman, American Institutes for Research
Jill Bowdon, American Institutes for Research
Terri Pigott, Loyola University Chicago
Beth Tipton, Teachers College, Columbia University
Vivian Wong, University of Virginia

Gallery 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Sponsor: American Institutes for Research

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Career Forum
The Career Forum provides an opportunity for individuals to meet with leading research firms.
Each firm will host an informational session over lunch.
Conference participants should upload their CV.
Firms will review CVs and may elect to schedule initial screening interviews. Career Forum sponsors will have exhibits on the Ballroom level of the Park Hyatt for the duration of the conference.
The reception following the Poster Session on Thursday afternoon provides another opportunity
to interact with representatives of CF sponsors.

Career Forum Sponsors:

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Career Forum Locations:
WestEd - Drawing Room 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level
AIR - Drawing Room 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level


2:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Session 4

4A. Paper Session · Thursday @ 2:00 PM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Preschool Characteristics: Organization, Location, and Quality
Drawing Room 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Elise Cappella, New York University

Putting "Pre" in "School": The Institutionalization of Preschool in Elementary Schools
Michael Little, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
ABSTRACT

Within- and Between-School Contributions to Black-White Test Score Gap Changes during School and Summer Vacation: Evidence of the Effects of Differential School Quality by Race
David Quinn, University of Southern California
ABSTRACT

Using a Multi-Method Approach to Examine the Reliability and Validity of Surveys Measuring Early Education Organizational Conditions
Stacy B. Ehrlich, Consortium on Chicago School Research, Debra M. Pacchiano, Amanda G. Stein*, & Maureen Wagner, Ounce of Prevention Fund, Sangyoon Park & Beth Frank, Consortium on Chicago School Research
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4B. Paper Session · Thursday @ 2:00 PM 📅
Innovations in Teacher Preparation & Education

Assessing Students and Teachers
Salon 4 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Alix Gallagher, SRI International

The Effects of Increasing the Number of Observations Per Teacher on Student Achievement
Seth Hunter, Vanderbilt University

New Experimental Results on Data-Driven Instruction: Using Formative and Summative Assessments to Improve Early Grade Reading and Math
Sarah Liuzzi, Steven Glazerman*, Nancy Murray, & Irina Cheban, Mathematica Policy Research

Impacts of the Ongoing Assessment Project on Teachers and Students
Jonathan Supovitz* & Robert Nathenson, University of Pennsylvania
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4C. Panel · Thursday @ 2:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

How States Work with Districts to Use Evidence Under the ESSA
Salon 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Sylvie Hale, REL West
ABSTRACT

Sara Kerr, Results for America, and Lenay Dunn, REL West

Sean Ross, Arizona Department of Education

Sonja Robertson, Mississippi Department of Education, and Laurie Lee, REL Southeast

Lori Dolezal, Vermont Agency of Education


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4D. Paper Session · Thursday @ 2:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice: University-Based Collaborations

University-Based Collaborations to Improve Students' Post-Secondary Outcomes
Drawing Room 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Monica Bhatt, UChicago Urban Labs

The Effect of Early Undergraduate Research Experiences on STEM Degree Attainment
Paulette Vincent-Ruz*, Lindsay C. Page, & Christian D. Schunn, University of Pittsburgh
ABSTRACT

Machine Learning Guided Evaluation of a College Program for Under-Prepared Students
Julian Hsu*, College Board, Wei Ai & William J. Gehring, University of Michigan
ABSTRACT

EASEing Students into College: The Impact of Multidimensional Support for Underprepared Students
Sabrina Solanki*, Di Xu, Peter McPartlan, & Brian Sato, University of California - Irvine
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4E. Paper Session · Thursday @ 2:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice at the National Level

Research on Research Use: Views from K-12 and Postsecondary Education
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: Joy Lesnick, School District of Philadelphia

The Influence (or Not) of Educational Effectiveness Research on School-Based Decisions about Policy and Practice
Henry May*, Akisha Jones, Kati Tilley, Sara Grajeda, Horatio Blackman, Rui Wang, & Elizabeth Farley-Ripple, University of Delaware
ABSTRACT

What Counts as Research Evidence? How Educational Leaders' Reports of the Research They Use Compare to ESSA Guidelines
Kristen Davidson*, William Penuel, & Caitlin Farrell, University of Colorado - Boulder
ABSTRACT

Advancing Minority Gifted Identification: Final Results from a Randomized Trial of Nurturing for a Bright Tomorrow
Angel L. Harris, Duke University, Darryl V. Hill, Fulton County Schools, and Matthew A. Lenard*, Wake County Public Schools
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4F. Invited Panel · Thursday @ 2:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

Evidence-Building, Implementation, and Adaptation: Theory and Running Errands in the Context of Enduring Research-to-Practice Partnerships
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Neal Finkelstein, WestEd
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James Kemple, New York University

Jason Snipes, WestEd

In Response To "Accountability in a Cycle of Evidence-Building, Implementation, and Adaptation"
Rekha Balu, MDRC

Carolyn Hill, MDRC


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4G. Invited Panel · Thursday @ 2:00 PM 📅
Education and Life Cycle Transitions

Research Practice Partnerships and Postsecondary Transitions: Some Assembly Required
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Moderator: Laura Wentworth, California Education Partners
Moderator: Michelle Hodara, Education Northwest
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Rachel Durham, Baltimore Education Research Consortium, and Julia Baez, Baltimore's Promise

Amy Gerstein, Stanford University, and Noah Lystrup, San Francisco Unified School District

Kyo Yamashiro, Los Angeles Education Research Institute, and Carol Alexander, Los Angeles Unified School District


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4H. Invited Panel · Thursday @ 2:00 PM 📅
Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts

From Evidence Generation to Use: Education Research in the US and UK
Gallery 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Anu Rangarajan, Mathematica Policy Research
ABSTRACT

Elena Rosa Brown, Education Endowment Foundation

Jon Baron, Laura and John Arnold Foundation


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4I. Paper Session · Thursday @ 2:00 PM 📅
Research Methods

Tricky Problems in the Planning of Experiments
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Laura Peck, Abt Associates

Rerandomization to Improve Baseline Balance in Educational Experiments
Kari Lock Morgan*, Pennsylvania State University, Anna Saavedra, University of Southern California, and Amie Rapaport, Gibson Consulting Group
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Asymdystopia: The Threat of Small Biases in Evaluations of Education Interventions That Need to Be Powered to Detect Small Impacts
John Deke, Mathematica Policy Research, Thomas Wei*, Institute of Education Sciences, and Tim Kautz, Mathematica Policy Research
ABSTRACT

Suspect Research and Statistical Inference
Jacob Schauer, Northwestern University

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Session 5 Poster Session
Colonnade - Fairmont Hotel, Lobby Level

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5A. Poster Session · Thursday @ 4:00 PM 📅
Early Childhood Education


Who Participates in QRIS? Comparing Center Characteristics and Improvement Activities
Jennifer K. Duer* & Jade M. Jenkins, University of California - Irvine, and Maia C. Connors, Ounce of Prevention Fund
ABSTRACT POSTER

Teacher/Child Question Use During Shared Reading
Jill Pentimonti*, American Institutes for Research, Tricia Zucker, University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, Ryan Bowles, Michigan State University, Sherine Tambyraja & Laura Justice, Ohio State University
ABSTRACT

Predictors of First Graders' Arithmetic Strategy Choices
Ally Patterson* & Robert Pasnak, George Mason University
ABSTRACT POSTER

Off-Task Behavior in Kindergarten
Lillie Moffett* & Frederick J. Morrison, University of Michigan
ABSTRACT POSTER

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5B. Poster Session · Thursday @ 4:00 PM 📅
Innovations in Teacher Preparation & Education


A Multi-State Study Investigating the Generalizability of a Schema-Based Instructional Approach to Proportional Problem Solving
Asha K. Jitendra, Michael R. Harwell, Stacy R. Karl, Soo-hyun Im*, & Susan C. Slater, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
ABSTRACT POSTER

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5C. Poster Session · Thursday @ 4:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies


The Effect of Gender Stereotypes and Congruence in Principal Evaluation of Teacher Effectiveness
Kurtis Jensen* & Eli Jones, University of Missouri
ABSTRACT POSTER

Using Archival Data to Close the Research-to-Practice Gap: Findings from Project CIFOR
Brian Gearin*, University of Oregon, Christian T. Doabler, University of Texas - Austin, Michael Stoolmiller, Michigan State University, Scott Baker, Southern Methodist University, and Nancy J. Nelson, University of Oregon
POSTER

Describing and Measuring District-Charter Collaboration in New York City: A Research-Practice Partnership
Jamie Litt*, Gwen Fishel, April Gariepy, & Sonya Hooks, New York City Department of Education
ABSTRACT POSTER

Development of a District Capacity Assessment to Drive Implementation Fidelity
Caryn Sabourin Ward*, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Jennifer Coffey, U.S. Department of Education, and Dean Fixsen, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
ABSTRACT POSTER

From Special Education to Higher Education: A Community College-High School Collaboration to Promote College Readiness and Retention for Students with Disabilities
Christina Cipriano*, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, Linda Lopez, Karen Ellis, & Patricia Schwetz, Nassau BOCES, Genette Alvarez-Ortiz, Maria Conzatti, & Molly Ludmar, Nassau Community College
ABSTRACT POSTER

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5D. Poster Session · Thursday @ 4:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice: University-Based Collaborations


Efficacy of a Tier 2 Integers Module for Struggling Students
Diane Pedrotty Bryant* & Brian R. Bryant, University of Texas - Austin
ABSTRACT POSTER

The Impacts of Stereotypical and Counter-Stereotypical Imagery on Female and Male Students: Lessons for Implementation
NaLette Brodnax, Harvard University
ABSTRACT POSTER

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5E. Poster Session · Thursday @ 4:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice at the National Level


Disparity in School Discipline: Do Poor and Racial Minority Students Receive Stiffer Disciplinary Responses?
NaYoung Hwang, University of Notre Dame
POSTER

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5F. Poster Session · Thursday @ 4:00 PM 📅
Education and Life Cycle Transitions


Understanding and Measuring Leadership from a Student Perspective: Creation and Validation of the Student Leadership Scale (SLS)
Micela Leis, Tim Leisman, Valerie Ehrlich, & Jeff J. Kosovich*, Center for Creative Leadership
ABSTRACT POSTER

The Effect of a Summer Enrichment Program on Improving Academic Success for Latino Students in Poverty
Viki Young, Xin Wei, Kaily Yee, & Haiwen Wang*, SRI International
ABSTRACT

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5G. Poster Session · Thursday @ 4:00 PM 📅
Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts


Distributional Effects of Life-Wide Learning: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rwanda
Minahil Asim, University of California - Davis
ABSTRACT POSTER

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5H. Poster Session · Thursday @ 4:00 PM 📅
Research Methods


Replication in Education Science
Jacob Schauer, Northwestern University

Improving Computational Efficiency of Treatment and Control Match Generation in Optmatch
Adam Rauh* & Ben Hansen, University of Michigan
ABSTRACT POSTER

Effects of Propensity Score Overlap on the Estimates of Treatment Effects
Yating Zheng* & Laura Stapleton, University of Maryland - College Park
ABSTRACT POSTER

Generation of Synthetic Schools to Improve Model Selection for Reading Interventions
Tim Lycurgus, University of Michigan
ABSTRACT POSTER

Strategies for Evaluating Curricular Interventions Using the Experience Sampling Method
Christopher Klager* & Barbara Schneider, Michigan State University
POSTER

A New Teacher-Based Assessment of Preschoolers' Patterning Skills
Erica L. Zippert*, Abbey M. Loehr, & Bethany Rittle-Johnson, Vanderbilt University
ABSTRACT

A Validation of a Kindergarten Reading Motivation Scale (KRMS)
Wendy Castillo* & Abigail Gray, University of Pennsylvania
ABSTRACT POSTER

Trimming of Multiple-Group Propensity Score Inverse Weights: Implications for Covariate Balance and Treatment Effect Estimation
Diego Luna-Bazaldua*, National Autonomous University of Mexico, and Laura M. O'Dwyer, Boston College
ABSTRACT

Adequacy of Social Science Registries to Meet the Needs of Educational Research
Dustin Anderson, Western Michigan University
ABSTRACT POSTER

Improved Generalizability through Improved Recruitment: Lessons Learned from a Large-Scale Randomized Trial
Bryan Matlen, WestEd, and Elizabeth Tipton*, Columbia University
ABSTRACT

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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Poster Reception
Colonnade - Fairmont Hotel, Lobby Level


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Graduate Student Organization Reception
Roosevelt - Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level



FRIDAY MARCH 2, 2018



8:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Session 6

6A. Symposium · Friday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Leveraging the Community-Based Health Platform: Participation and Engagement in Early School Readiness Models
Drawing Room 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Elizabeth B. Miller, New York University
ABSTRACT

Effects of Parent Participation on Intervention Impacts on Child Socioemotional Development
Caitlin Canfield*, Adriana Weisleder, Carolyn B. Cates, Anne Seery, Benard Dreyer, Caroline Raak, & Alan L. Mendelsohn, NYU School of Medicine

Factors That Discriminate Intervention Response to the Family Check-Up: Family and Neighborhood Risk
Daniel S. Shaw*, University of Pittsburgh, William E. Pelham III, Arizona State University, Stephanie L. Sitnick, Caldwell University, Thomas J. Dishion, Arizona State University, and Melvin N. Wilson, University of Virginia

Predictors of Participation in SMART Beginnings: A Randomized, Tiered Model of Intervention
Elizabeth B. Miller*, New York University, Caitlin Canfield & Alan L. Mendelsohn, NYU School of Medicine, Pamela A. Morris, New York University, Daniel S. Shaw & SMART Beginnings Team, University of Pittsburgh

Discussant: Stephanie M. Jones, Harvard University
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6B. Symposium · Friday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Innovations in Teacher Preparation & Education

Providing Performance Feedback to Teachers and Principals: Implementation and Impact Findings from a Large-Scale Randomized Controlled Trial
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Jordan Rickles, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT

Performance Measurement and Feedback: Implementation Findings for Teacher Classroom Practice
Jordan Rickles*, Andrew Wayne, Michael Garet, Seth Brown, Mengli Song, & David Manzeske, American Institutes for Research

Performance Measurement and Feedback: Implementation Findings for Teacher Value Added
Seth Brown*, Andrew Wayne, Michael Garet, Mengli Song, Jordan Rickles, & David Manzeske, American Institutes for Research

Performance Measurement and Feedback: Implementation Findings for Principal Leadership
Andrew Wayne*, Michael Garet, Seth Brown, Mengli Song, Jordan Rickles, & David Manzeske, American Institutes for Research

Providing Performance Feedback to Teachers and Principals: Impact on Educator Practice and Student Achievement
Mengli Song*, Michael Garet, Andrew Wayne, Seth Brown, Jordan Rickles, & David Manzeske, American Institutes for Research

Discussant: Andy Sokatch, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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6C. Symposium · Friday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

Stepping Up to Scale Evidence-Based Technology Programs and Practices for Students with Disabilities
Salon 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Fatima Terrazas-Arellanes, University of Oregon
ABSTRACT

Conducting Rigorous and Realistic Studies of KinderTEK iPad Math Implementation
Mari Strand Cary, Lina Shanley*, & Patrick Kennedy, University of Oregon

NumberShire Integrated Tutor System: Supporting Enhanced Implementation of a First Grade, Game-Based Math Intervention for Students with Learning Disabilities
Nancy J. Nelson*, Lina Shanley, Hank Fien, Christian T. Doabler, & Ben Clarke, University of Oregon

Project ESCOLAR: Research to Practice in Local Educational Agencies through Online Science Units
Fatima Terrazas-Arellanes*, University of Oregon, Alejandro Gallard, Georgia Southern University, and Lisa Striker, University of Oregon

Scaling-Up EnvisionIT: A Model for Teaching 21st Century Literacy Skills to Students with Disabilities
Margo V. Izzo & Alexa Murray*, OSU Nisonger Center

Discussant: Kristen Rhoads, U.S. Department of Education
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6D. Invited Panel · Friday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice: University-Based Collaborations

So You Found Positive Results, Now What? A Case Study of 2:1 Tutoring in Chicago
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Kelly Hallberg, University of Chicago
ABSTRACT

Monica Bhatt, University of Chicago

Molly Burke, Chicago Public Schools

Michelle Welch, Laura and John Arnold Foundation


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6E. Panel · Friday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice at the National Level & Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts

From Randomized Evaluations to Policy Influence: Insights from the Dominican Republic, India, and Zambia
Drawing Room 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: John Floretta, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab
ABSTRACT

Chris Neilson, Princeton University

Devyani Pershad, Pratham

Alejandro Ganimian, New York University


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6F. Paper Session · Friday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Education and Life Cycle Transitions

Social Emotional Learning Across the Life Cycle
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: Robert Olsen, George Washington University

Social-Emotional Learning, Special Education Referral, and Grade Retention from Kindergarten Through Fifth Grade: Long-Term Effects of Early Intervention on Policy-Relevant Outcomes
E. Parham Horn*, New York University, Meghan P. McCormick, MDRC, Erin O'Connor, Hope White, Samantha Harding, Elise Cappella, & Sandee McClowry, New York University
ABSTRACT

Can the Impacts of a Brief Middle-School Self-Affirmation Intervention Be Sustained Into High School?
Geoffrey Borman*, Yeseul Choi, & Garret Hall, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Impacts of a Growth Mindset Intervention on 9th Grade Achievement in a National Probability Sample
David S. Yeager, University of Texas - Austin, Paul Hanselman*, University of California - Irvine, and Sophia Yang Hooper, University of Texas - Austin

Pathways to Success: Developing and Testing a Scalable Identity-Based Motivation Intervention in the Classroom
Nicholas Sorensen*, American Institutes for Research, Daphna Oyserman, University of Southern California, Ryan Eisner & Nicholas Yoder, American Institutes for Research, and Eric Horowitz, University of Southern California
ABSTRACT

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6G. Symposium · Friday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts

Improving Educational Quality and Learning Outcomes in Ghana: Evidence from Three Randomized Control Trials
Salon 4 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Sharon Wolf, University of Pennsylvania
ABSTRACT

Evaluating the Fast-Track Transformational Teacher Training in Ghana: Improving Kindergarten Quality through Enhanced Pre-Service Teacher Training
Sharon Wolf, University of Pennsylvania

The Supports and Barriers Teachers in Resource-Poor Communities Face in Effectively Implementing Interventions: Ghana as a Case Study
Kate Schwartz*, Elise Cappella, & Marc Scott, New York University, Sharon Wolf, University of Pennsylvania, J. Lawrence Aber, New York University, and Jere R. Behrman, University of Pennsylvania

Food for Thought? Experimental Evidence on the Educational Impacts of the Ghana School Feeding Program
Elisabetta Aurino*, Imperial College London, Clement Adamba, University of Ghana, Aulo Gelli, International Food Policy Research Institute, Isaac Osei-Akoto, University of Ghana, and Harold Alderman, International Food Policy Research Institute

Discussant: Shawn Powers, World Bank
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6H. Symposium · Friday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research Methods

Towards a Reproducibility Framework
Gallery 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Vivian C. Wong, University of Virginia
ABSTRACT

Improving the Science in Replication Sciences
Vivian C. Wong*, University of Virginia, and Peter M. Steiner, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Replication and Robustness in Educational Research
Mimi Engel*, University of Colorado - Boulder, Amy Claessens, University of Chicago, and Sarah Kabourek, Vanderbilt University

Open Science for Education Science: Toward Transparent, Reproducible Workflows for Intervention Research
Sean Grant, RAND

Discussant: Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University
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6I. Symposium · Friday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research Methods

Valid Causal Inference in Single-Site and Multi-Site Studies: Lessons for Analysts
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Organizer: Guanglei Hong, University of Chicago
ABSTRACT

Estimating the Average Treatment Effect in Multi-Site Randomized Trials When Sample Sizes Are Endogenous and Treatment Effects Vary
Stephen W. Raudenbush* & Daniel Schwartz, University of Chicago

A Template for Multi-Site Causal Mediation Analysis
Xu Qin* & Guanglei Hong, University of Chicago, Jonah Deutsch, Mathematica Policy Research, and Edward Bein, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Weighting-Based Approach to Sensitivity Analysis in Single- and Multi-Site Studies
Guanglei Hong* & Xu Qin, University of Chicago, and Fan Yang, University of Colorado - Denver

Discussant: Luke W. Miratrix, Harvard University
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Keynote Address - Ballroom - Fairmont Hotel
Getting to Scale With Evidence Use

Ruth Neild
Director, Philadelphia Education Research Consortium
Research for Action

Introduction: Neal Finkelstein, Spring 2018 Program Chair


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch
Ballroom - Fairmont Hotel

Sponsor:Wested


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Session 7

7A. Panel · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Early Childhood Education & Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships and Kindergarten Entry Assessments
Drawing Room 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Jill Bowdon, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT

Ashley Pierson, Education Northwest

Katie Dahlke, American Institutes for Research


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7B. Paper Session · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Innovations in Teacher Preparation & Education

Improving Practice: Examining Classrooms, School Environments, and Time in School
Drawing Room 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Doris Luft Baker, Southern Methodist University

Instructional Practice and Student Achievement: Validating a Contemporary Classroom Walkthrough Tool
Dale L. Cusumano, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Matthew A. Lenard*, Wake County Public Schools, Angela Preston & Caryn Sabourin Ward, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
ABSTRACT

Understanding the Building Blocks of On-the-Job Teacher Education: The Role of Physical Proximity in Work-Related Social Ties Among School Staff
Matthew Shirrell*, George Washington University, James P. Spillane, Northwestern University, and Tracy M. Sweet, University of Maryland
ABSTRACT

Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Full-Time School Program in Mexico
Diego Luna-Bazaldua*, National Autonomous University of Mexico, and Pablo Velazquez-Villa, Mexicanos Primero
ABSTRACT

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7C. Paper Session · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies & Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts

Will They Stay, or Will They Go? Experimental Impacts of Teacher Accountability Systems and Practices
Gallery 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Andrew Rice, Education Analytics

Does Video Technology Improve the Classroom Observation Process? Results from a Randomized Experiment
David Blazar*, University of Maryland - College Park, Thomas J. Kane & Daniel Thal, Harvard University
ABSTRACT

Teacher Accountability Reforms and the Supply of New Teachers
Matthew A. Kraft*, Brown University, Eric J. Brunner & Shaun M. Dougherty, University of Connecticut, and David Schwegman, Syracuse University

The Dire Role of Program Design and Fidelity of Implementation: Lessons From a Large-Scale On-Site Teacher Training Program
Sandra Garcia* & Arturo Harker, University of the Andes, Maria Figueroa, Externship University - Colombia, Santiago Gómez-Echeverry & Maria Paula Rojas, University of the Andes
ABSTRACT

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7D. Panel · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice: University-Based Collaborations

How Does One "Build Practitioner Capacity" to Use Evidence When the Practitioners Are Researchers?
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Moderator: Paula Arce-Trigatti, Rice University
ABSTRACT

Norma Ming, San Francisco Unified School District

Joy Lesnick, School District of Philadelphia

Matthew Linick, Cleveland Metropolitan School District


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7E. Panel · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Education and Life Cycle Transitions

Three Comprehensive College Transition Programs: Practitioner and Researcher Perspectives
Salon 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Jennifer Keup, University of South Carolina
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Patrick A. Lapid, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Diana Strumbos, CUNY

Tatiana Melguizo, University of Southern California


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7F. Paper Session · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Education and Life Cycle Transitions

Informing Alternative Paths to Higher Ed
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: Laura Wentworth, California Education Partners

Realizing the Aims of the College Ambition Program
Jeffrey Kramer*, Christopher Klager, Amieris Lavender, Lindsey Young, I-Chien Chen, & Barbara Schneider, Michigan State University
ABSTRACT

The Causal Impact of Attending a Career Technical High School on Student Achievement, High-School Graduation and College Enrollment
Shaun M. Dougherty*, Eric J. Brunner, & Stephen L. Ross, University of Connecticut
ABSTRACT

How Research Informs EdTech Decision-Making in Higher Education: The Role of External Research Vs. Internal Research
Fiona Hollands & Maya Escueta*, Columbia University
ABSTRACT

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7G. Panel · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Research Methods

Getting Down to Brass Tacks: What Does Pre-Registration of Studies Actually Look Like in Practice?
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Elizabeth A. Stuart, Johns Hopkins University
ABSTRACT

Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University

Rob Ochsendorf, National Science Foundation

Hunter Gehlbach, University of California - Santa Barbara


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7H. Paper Session · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Research Methods

New Developments in Cost-Effectiveness Trials
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Peter Schochet, Mathematica Policy Research

Power Analysis for Three-Level Blocked Randomized Cost-Effectiveness Trials
Wei Li*, University of Alabama, Nianbo Dong, University of Missouri, and Rebecca Maynard, University of Pennsylvania
ABSTRACT

Designing Research on Costs within Randomized Field Trials
A. Brooks Bowden, North Carolina State University
ABSTRACT

Applying Generalizability Index Method to Examine the Representativeness of Cost Study Samples
Anyi Wang & Atsuko Muroga*, Columbia University, and A. Brooks Bowden, North Carolina State University
ABSTRACT

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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Session 8

8A. Paper Session · Friday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Early Childhood Education & Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts

New Directions in Early Mathematics
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Beth Gamse, Gamse Partnership

Evaluating the Efficacy of a Learning Trajectory for Early Shape Composition
Douglas H. Clements* & Julie Sarama, University of Denver, Arthur J. Baroody, University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign, and David J. Purpura, Purdue University
ABSTRACT

Understanding the Cognitive Deficits Related to Mathematics Difficulties: A Meta-Analysis
Peng Peng, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
ABSTRACT

Young Children and Digital Media: Examining Impact through Three RCTs
Naomi Hupert*, Megan Silander, & Regan Vidiksis, Education Development Center, Phil Vahey, SRI International, and Shelley Pasnik, Education Development Center
ABSTRACT

Effective Programs in Elementary Mathematics: A Best-Evidence Synthesis
Marta Pellegrini*, University of Florence, Cynthia Lake, Amanda Inns, & Robert Slavin, Johns Hopkins University
ABSTRACT

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8B. Paper Session · Friday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

Don't Judge an App by Its Icon: Experimental Evidence from Literacy Interventions
Gallery 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: James Kim, Harvard University

Word Learning Strategies Supplementary Curriculum: Preliminary Findings Related to Research and Practice
Kylie Flynn*, Linlin Li, & Cathy Ringstaff, WestEd
ABSTRACT

Challenges and Promise of a Vocabulary App Designed to Teach English Words in Depth to Second Grade Hispanic English Learners
Doris Luft Baker*, Hao Ma, & Paul Polanco, Southern Methodist University

A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial of Descubriendo La Lectura (DLL)
Trisha Borman*, American Institutes for Research, Geoffrey Borman, University of Wisconsin - Madison, So Jung Park, Patricia Garcia-Arena, & Bo Zhu, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT

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8C. Panel · Friday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

Putting Research into Practice in Local Education Agencies: Supporting English Learner Students with Learning Disabilities
Drawing Room 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Elizabeth Burr, WestEd
ABSTRACT

Marie Salazar Glowski, Connecticut Association of Schools

Judy Radford, Virginia Department of Education


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8D. Symposium · Friday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice: University-Based Collaborations

Project COMPASS: Using a Rigorous Evaluation to Change How a Community College Looks at Its Programs
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Organizer: Julie Edmunds, University of North Carolina - Greensboro
ABSTRACT

The Implementation of Project COMPASS
Christopher Roddenberry* & Thomas Rankin, Wake Technical Community College

The Impact of Project COMPASS
Dora Gicheva*, Julie Edmunds, Beth Thrift, Jeremy Bray, & Marie Hull, University of North Carolina - Greensboro

Lessons Learned about and from Implementing an Experimental Study
Kai Wang* & Bryan K. Ryan, Wake Technical Community College

Discussant: Michael Weiss, MDRC
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8E. Invited Panel · Friday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Research ↔ Practice at the National Level

Education Effectiveness Research in the United Kingdom
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

ABSTRACT

Andy Feldman, Evidence-Based Policymaking Collaborative

Ruth Neild, Philadelphia Education Research Consortium

In Conversation With
Sir Kevan Collins, Education Endowment Foundation


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8F. Paper Session · Friday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Education and Life Cycle Transitions

Interventions in the Middle Grades
Salon 4 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: David Stevens, Education Northwest

Impacts of Providing Information to Parents about the Role of Algebra II
Ginger Stoker* & Lynn Mellor, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT

Overmatched and Overperforming: The Positive Impact of Students' Placement in Late Elementary and Middle School Classrooms Where They Occupy the Bottom of the Distribution of Initial Knowledge
Brian Fitzpatrick, University of Notre Dame
ABSTRACT

Does Readiness for Eighth-Grade Algebra Matter?: A Quasi-Experimental, Multi-Site Analysis of Short- and Longer-Term Outcomes
Nicholas Sorensen* & Whitney Cade, American Institutes for Research, Marisa de la Torre, Consortium on Chicago School Research, Ryan Eisner, Kirk Walters, & Jordan Rickles, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT

Class Size Effects in Asia: A Multi-Cutoff Regression Discontinuity Design
Wei Li*, University of Alabama, and Spyros Konstantopoulos, Michigan State University
ABSTRACT

no slides

8G. Symposium · Friday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts

Developing, Adapting, and Testing a Research- and Practice-Based Innovation in SEL for Domestic and International Contexts
Drawing Room 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Stephanie M. Jones, Harvard University
ABSTRACT

Designing and Testing Brain Games: A New Kernel of Practice Focused on Children's Executive Function and Self-Regulation
Stephanie M. Jones*, Rebecca Bailey, & Sophie Barnes, Harvard University

Brain Games for Education in Emergencies: Adaptation and Implementation Findings
Rebecca Bailey*, Harvard University, Paul Frisoli, International Rescue Committee, Sophie Barnes, Randa Awada, & Sonya Tempko, Harvard University

Brain Games as a Low-Cost, Targeted, Complementary Intervention: Impacts on Children's Social-Emotional Outcomes among Syrian Refugees in Lebanon
Ha Yeon Kim*, New York University, Rebecca Bailey, Harvard University, Serena Borsani, International Rescue Committee, Lindsay Brown & Caroline Dolan, New York University, Stephanie M. Jones, Harvard University, and J. Lawrence Aber, New York University

Discussant: C. Cybele Raver, New York University
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8H. Symposium · Friday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Research Methods

Prioritizing Growth But Underutilizing Growth Scales: Implications of Advances in Growth Modeling for Educational Policy and Practice
Salon 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: James Soland, NWEA
ABSTRACT

Modeling Growth by Adding Curves: The Compound Polynomial for Seasonal Time-Series
Yeow Meng Thum, NWEA

Summer Learning Loss and Student Learning Trajectories
Megan Kuhfeld, NWEA

Estimating School Value-Added Using a Student Growth Model: Implications for Practice and Policy
James Soland, NWEA

Dynamic Measurement Modeling: Using Nonlinear Growth Models to Estimate Student Learning Capacity
Denis Dumas*, University of Denver, and Daniel McNeish, Arizona State University

Discussant: Benjamin R. Shear, University of Colorado - Boulder
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8I. Paper Session · Friday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Research Methods

Propensity Scores, Variable Selection, and Complex Data
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: Daniel McCaffrey, Educational Testing Service

Propensity Score Analysis with Complex Survey Data: When Treatment Effects Are Heterogeneous across Strata and Clusters
Trang Qunyh Nguyen* & Elizabeth A. Stuart, Johns Hopkins University
ABSTRACT

How Conditioning on Pretests of the Outcome Removes or Even Increases Bias in Effect Estimates from Observational Data
Yongnam Kim* & Peter M. Steiner, University of Wisconsin - Madison
ABSTRACT

A New Method for Variable Selection with Random Forests in a Conditional Independence Framework
Bryan Keller* & Tianyang Zhang, Columbia University
ABSTRACT

Diminishing Propensity Score Calipers
Ben Hansen, University of Michigan
ABSTRACT

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SATURDAY MARCH 3, 2018



8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Session 9

9A. Paper Session · Saturday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Enhancements in Language and Literacy
Salon 4 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Doug Frye, University of Pennsylvania

Language Interventions for Improving the L1 and L2 Development of Dual Language Learners in Early Education and Care: A Meta-Analysis
Franziska Egert*, State Institute of Early Childhood Research, Steffi Sachse, Heidelberg University of Education, and Katarina Groth, German Youth Institute
ABSTRACT

Teaching Young Children with DLD to Produce Causal Adverbials Within a Science Curriculum: A Single Case Design Study
Maura Curran* & Amanda Owen Van Horne, University of Delaware
ABSTRACT

Self-Regulation Predicts Both State and Trait Effects of Early Literacy
M. Paula Daneri, New York University
ABSTRACT

no slides

9B. Paper Session · Saturday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Innovations in Teacher Preparation & Education

The Impact of STEM: from High School and Community College into the Workplace
Drawing Room 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Naa Ammah-Tagoe, SRI International

A Longitudinal Study of The Impact of Attending an Inclusive STEM High School: The Case for Using Two Comparison Groups
Haiwen Wang*, SRI International, Barbara Means, Digital Promise, Viki Young & Ann House, SRI International
ABSTRACT

Strengthening the Research Base That Informs STEM Workforce Development and Curriculum Improvement Efforts: A Meta-Analysis
Kathleen Lynch*, Heather Hill, Kathryn Gonzalez, & Cynthia Pollard, Harvard University
ABSTRACT

The Impact of Remediation on Community College Students' STEM Intent Using Regression Discontinuity Analysis
Rosalia Zarate, Stanford University

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9C. Paper Session · Saturday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

Often Escaping Measure: Factors with Enduring Impacts
Gallery 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Lindsay C. Page, University of Pittsburgh

The Big Problem with Little Interruptions: How External Intrusions Disrupt Classroom Learning
Matthew A. Kraft* & Manuel Monti-Nassbaum, Brown University

Effective SEL Programs for Student Behavior
Elizabeth Kim*, Johns Hopkins University, Eunkyoung Park, Iowa State University, and Robert Slavin, Johns Hopkins University

Making the Most of School Vacation: A Field Experiment of Small Group Instruction
Beth Schueler, Harvard University

no slides

9D. Panel · Saturday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice: University-Based Collaborations

What Matters for District Learning? Exploring the Conditions That Lead to Greater Use of Research in Two Research-Practice Partnerships
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Paula Arce-Trigatti, Rice University
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Caitlin Farrell, University of Colorado - Boulder

Kyle Fagan, REL Midwest

Carl Frederick, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Erin Henrick, Vanderbilt University


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9E. Panel · Saturday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice at the National Level

Informing Improvement: Strengthening the Use, Utility and Value of Program Evaluations
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Moderator: Ash Vasudeva, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
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Norma Ming, San Francisco Unified School District

David Silver, RTI International

Vivian Tseng, William T. Grant Foundation


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9F. Invited Panel · Saturday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice at the National Level

Evidence Reviews in Education: How Far Have We Come, and Where Should We Be Going?
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Harris Cooper, Duke University
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Sir Kevan Collins, Education Endowment Foundation

Robert Slavin, Johns Hopkins University

Jeff Valentine, University of Louisville

Sandra Jo Wilson, Abt Associates


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9G. Panel · Saturday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Education and Life Cycle Transitions

Research-Practice Partnerships to Improve Community College Student Success: A New Wave of Developmental Education Research
Salon 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Christopher Mazzeo, Education Northwest
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Phillip Herman, REL Pacific

John Hughes, REL Southeast

Jessica Brathwaite, Community College Research Center


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9H. Panel · Saturday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts & Early Childhood Education

Bringing New Tools to Evidence-Based Early Childhood Practices and Programs in Global Contexts
Drawing Room 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Kimberly Boller, Mathematica Policy Research
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Jennifer LoCasale-Crouch, University of Virginia

MaryCatherine Arbour, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Laura Meyer, Mathematica Policy Research


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9I. Paper Session · Saturday @ 8:00 AM 📅
Research Methods

The Nuts & Bolts of Data Collection and Interpretation
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: A. Brooks Bowden, North Carolina State University

Variation in Motivational Appeals to Survey Completion: Lessons from a Randomized Experiment with Teachers
Robert Nathenson* & Jonathan Supovitz, University of Pennsylvania
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Translating Standardized Education Program Effects into More Interpretable Metrics
Matthew Baird* & John Pane, RAND
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Building Survey Methodology Rigor in Education Agencies
Jill Walston, American Institutes for Research
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Session 10

10A. Symposium · Saturday @ 10:00 AM 📅
Early Childhood Education & Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts

Rigorous and Relevant: Research to Inform Early Childhood Education Practices in Low and Middle-Income Countries
Drawing Room 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Lauren Pisani, Save the Children
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Cluster-Randomized Clinical Trial and Process Evaluation of the Youth Leaders for Early Childhood Assuring Children Are Prepared for School (LEAPS) Program in Rural Pakistan
Angelica Ponguta, Yale University

Evidence-Based Strategies to Improve Pre-Primary Education and Learning Outcomes in Ghana
Sharon Wolf*, University of Pennsylvania, J. Lawrence Aber, New York University, and Jere R. Behrman, University of Pennsylvania

Effectiveness of Community-Based Pre-Primary Education Delivered by Community Health Workers for Children's Cognitive Development in Bhutan
Lauren Pisani, Save the Children

Discussant: Julieta Trias, World Bank
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10B. Panel · Saturday @ 10:00 AM 📅
Innovations in Teacher Preparation & Education & Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

A Model for Practitioner-Researcher Partnerships That Foster Professional Learning from Research Evidence in Early Childhood Education Settings
Salon 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Kirsten Kainz, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
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Noreen Yazejian, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Sandy Soliday Hong, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Shannon Guss, University of Oklahoma - Tulsa


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10C. Paper Session · Saturday @ 10:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice in Local Educational Agencies

The Math Is the Message: Scripted Mathematics Resources and Student Achievement
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: Darryl V. Hill, Fulton County Schools

Never Judge a Book by Its Cover: Evaluating Mathematics Textbooks Against Gains in Student Achievement
David Blazar*, University of Maryland - College Park, Thomas J. Kane, Harvard University, Morgan Polikoff, University of Southern California, Dan Goldhaber, University of Washington, Kris Holden, American Institutes for Research, Matt Naven & Michal Kurlaender, University of California - Davis

Effects of a School-Community Math Intervention Partnership
David Parker*, Peter Nelson, & Patrick Kaiser, ServeMinnesota
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Building Mathematical Identity After School: Year 1 of a Cluster-Randomized Trial
Andrea Beesley*, IMPAQ International, Cheri Fancsali, Research Alliance for New York City Schools, and Michaela Gulemetova, IMPAQ International
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The Impact of a Research-Based Intervention on the Proportional Reasoning of Seventh-Grade Students with Mathematics Difficulties: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis
Soo-hyun Im*, Asha K. Jitendra, Michael R. Harwell, Stacy R. Karl, & Susan C. Slater, University of Minnesota
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10D. Symposium · Saturday @ 10:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice: University-Based Collaborations

The Promise of Low-Cost Interventions in Education
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Carly D. Robinson, Harvard University
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How an Artificially Intelligent Virtual Assistant Helps Students Navigate the Road to College
Lindsay C. Page*, University of Pittsburgh, and Hunter Gehlbach, University of California - Santa Barbara

Reducing Student Absenteeism in the Early Grades by Targeting Parental Beliefs
Carly D. Robinson*, Harvard University, Monica G. Lee, Stanford University, Eric Dearing, Boston College, and Todd Rogers, Harvard University

Improving College Instruction through Incentives
Sally Sadoff, University of California - San Diego

Is Technology Useless? Impact of Actionable Information Delivered to Parents and How to Increase Demand for It
Todd Rogers*, Harvard University, and Peter Bergman, Columbia University

Discussant: Chris Hulleman, University of Virginia
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10E. Paper Session · Saturday @ 10:00 AM 📅
Research ↔ Practice at the National Level & Educational Effectiveness in Global Contexts

Ahead of the Curve: Early Matters in Education
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Marsha Silverberg, Institute of Education Sciences

Equality of Educational Opportunity in the Land of School Choice: Evidence from National Data
Francis Pearman* & Lori Delale-O'Connor, University of Pittsburgh

Kindergarten Based Lottery Evaluation of Core Knowledge Charter Schools
David Grissmer* & Tom White, University of Virginia, Hank Murah, Auburn University, Mark Berends, University of Notre Dame, and Michelle Ko, University of Virginia
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Investigating the Impact of Child Care Subsidies on Maternal Education Increases
Owen Schochet* & Anna Johnson, Georgetown University
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The Effects of Early Entrance to Primary School on Educational Quality: Evidence from Brazilian Compulsory Schooling Reform
Hanbyul Ryu, University of California - Riverside

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10F. Paper Session · Saturday @ 10:00 AM 📅
Education and Life Cycle Transitions

Data Informed Interventions: Evidence from Randomized Trials
Gallery 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Christopher Mazzeo, Education Northwest

Getting Students on Track for Graduation: First-Year Impact of the Early Warning Intervention and Monitoring System
Ann-Marie Faria*, Nicholas Sorensen, Jessica Heppen, Jill Bowdon, & Ryan Eisner, American Institutes for Research
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Beyond One Size Fits All: Evidence from a Randomized Trial of Multi-Tiered System of Supports
Matthew A. Lenard* & Dina Bulgakov-Cooke, Wake County Public Schools
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The BARR Model Impacting 9th Grade Educational Outcomes: Final Results from a Three-Year Randomized Controlled Trial
Trisha Borman* & Johannes Bos, American Institutes for Research, Maryann Corsello, University of New England, Brenna O'Brien, So Jung Park, & Feng Liu, American Institutes for Research, and Angela Jerabek, St. Louis Park School District
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10G. Paper Session · Saturday @ 10:00 AM 📅
Research Methods

Planning Non-Experimental Studies
Salon 4 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Bryan Keller, Columbia University

Verifying the Accuracy of Null Hypothesis Significance Tests Using the R Package Statcheck: New Applications in Meta-Analysis
Joshua Polanin*, Development Services Group, and Michèle B. Nuijten, Tilburg University
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Planning Evaluations of Interventions with Required and Optional Components: Instrumental Variable (IV) Estimation and Sample Size Requirements
Eric Hedberg*, NORC, and Dayna Long, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
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Methods of Reducing Bias in Time Series Designs: A Within Study Comparison
Kylie Anglin, Katherine Miller-Bains*, & Vivian C. Wong, University of Virginia, and Coady Wing, Indiana University
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10H. Paper Session · Saturday @ 10:00 AM 📅
Research Methods

New Developments in Hierarchical Linear Models
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3

Chair: Tracy M. Sweet, University of Maryland - College Park

Incorporating Complex Sampling Weights in Multilevel Modeling in Education
Ting Shen* & Spyros Konstantopoulos, Michigan State University
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A Model for Time-Varying Cumulative Classroom/Teacher Effects on Students' Growth
Mark Lai*, University of Cincinnati, and Oi-man Kwok, Texas A&M University
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GEE or HLM: Which Is the Right Choice?
Wenjuan Ma*, Bing Tong, & Frank Lawrence, Michigan State University
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