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WEDNESDAY MARCH 6, 2019


Professional Development Workshops

Workshop A
A Survey of Methods for Assessing Treatment Effect Variation in Education Impact Evaluations
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Luke Miratrix, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Avi Feller, Goldman School, UC Berkeley
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Workshop B
Integrating the Examination of Costs into Efficacy Proposals and Field Trials
A. Brooks Bowden, North Carolina State University
Viviana Rodriguez, Columbia University
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Workshop C
Stanford School Level Data
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sean Reardon, Stanford University
Andrew D. Ho, Harvard University
Benjamin R. Shear, University of Colorado, Boulder
Erin M. Fahle, St. John’s University
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Workshop D
Advanced Methods in Meta-Analysis
Terri Pigott, Loyola University Chicago
Josh Polanin, American Institute of Research
Elizabeth Tipton, Northwestern
Ryan Williams, American Institute of Research
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Women in Quantitative Methodology
Please join us to discuss career strategies for women interested in quantitative methods in education, and to develop new collaborative research networks, with reception to follow.

Hosts:
Jill Bowdon, AIR
Trisha Borman, AIR
Terri Pigott, Loyola University Chicago
Beth Tipton, Northwestern University
Vivian Wong, University of Virginia


THURSDAY MARCH 7, 2019



8:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Session 1

1A. Paper Session · Thursday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings & Academic Learning in Education Settings

Elementary Reading and Math

Adaptive Math and Student Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial of DreamBox Learning
Matthew Lenard*, Harvard University, and Anisa Rhea, Wake County Public Schools

Effective Tier 1 Reading Instruction for Elementary Schools: A Systematic Review
Amanda Inns*, Cynthia Lake, & Sooyeon Byun, Johns Hopkins University, Chenchen Shi, Beijing Normal University, and Robert Slavin, Johns Hopkins University

Building Mathematical Identity After School: Results of a Cluster-Randomized Trial
Andrea Beesley*, SRI International, Cheri Fancsali, Research Alliance for New York City Schools, and Michaela Gulemetova, IMPAQ International

How Much Evidence Is "Enough?": Tensions Between Teachers' Perceptions of Impact and Distal Measures of Vocabulary Learning
Kylie Flynn*, Linlin Li, Cathy Ringstaff, Larry Thomas, & Rachel Tripathy, WestEd

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1B. Paper Session · Thursday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Exploring Conditions and Quality in Early Childhood Education

The Short-Term Effects of Instructional Coaching on Teacher Quality in Early Childhood Education
Emily Hanno, Harvard University

The Ups and Downs of Classroom Quality Over the Preschool Year and Relations to Children's School Readiness
Kathryn E. Gonzalez*, Harvard University, Olivia Healy, Northwestern University, Luke Miratrix, Harvard University, and Terri J. Sabol, Northwestern University

Supporting Survey Data Use to Strengthen Organizational Conditions in Early Education
Debra Pacchiano* & Maureen Wagner, Ounce of Prevention Fund, Stacy Ehrlich, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Amanda Stein, Ounce of Prevention Fund

Exploring the Role of Quality in a Statewide Population Study of Children's Early Learning and Care
Kathryn Gonzalez*, Emily C. Hanno, Rosa Guzman, Wendy Wei, Nonie K. Lesaux, & Stephanie M. Jones, Harvard Graduate School of Education

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1C. Panel · Thursday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Education in Global Contexts & Education Policy

Results Vs Rigor: Balancing Tensions for Productive Evaluation Partnerships

Organizer: Marc Shotland, IDinsight
Moderator: Marc Shotland, IDinsight
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Lee Crawfurd, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

Mauricio Romero, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Lisa Chen, Bridge International Academies

Meghan Mahoney, Educate!


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1D. Symposium · Thursday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Postsecondary Education

Developmental Education Reform to Improve Student Outcomes: Findings from Four Evaluations

Organizer: James Benson, Institute of Education Sciences
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Evaluation of a Multiple Measures Placement System Using Data Analytics: Early Impact Findings
Elisabeth Barnett*, Peter Bergman, Elizabeth Kopko, & Vikash Reddy, Community College Research Center, Clive Belfield, Queens College, City University of New York, and Susha Roy, Community College Research Center

The Causal Impact of Corequisite Remediation on Student Outcomes
Trey Miller*, American Institutes for Research, Lindsay Daugherty, RAND, Paco Martorell, University of California - Davis, and Russell Gerber, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Evaluation of the Dana Center Math Pathways
Elizabeth Zachry Rutschow* & Dominique Dukes, MDRC, Julia Raufman, Nicole Edgecombe, & Adnan Moussa, Community College Research Center, Dan Cullinan & Victoria Deitch, MDRC

Accelerating Success: The Impact of Florida's Developmental Education Reform on First Year Credit Accumulation
Shouping Hu*, Difei Li, Toby Park, & Christine Mokher, Florida State University

Discussant: Christopher M. Mullin, Education Commission of the States
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1E. Paper Session · Thursday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Organization of Schools and Systems

Assessing Models of Coaching and Teacher Development

Multiple-Cohort Experiments to Balance Rigor, Replication, and Continuous Improvement in Education Research: An Illustrative Case from a Teacher Coaching Program
David Blazar*, University of Maryland - College Park, and Matthew A. Kraft, Brown University

Implementation and Impacts of a Professional Development and Coaching Intervention to Help Teachers Use Data: Implementation Challenges and Tradeoffs
Phil Gleason*, Sarah Crissey, & Greg Chojnacki, Mathematica Policy Research, Sarah Costelloe, Abt Associates, Fran O'Reilly, EBERE, Marykate Zukiewicz & Tim Silva, Mathematica Policy Research

Preparing Teachers in Denver: Examining the Impact of Denver Teacher Residency on Teacher Retention, Teacher Effectiveness, and Student Achievement
Eleanor Fulbeck*, Ryan Eisner, Martyna Citkowicz, & Bo Zhu, American Institutes for Research

What Is the Effect of Teaching in Underserved Schools on Beliefs About Education Inequality and Reform? Evidence from Teach for America
Virginia Lovison*, Harvard University, Katharine Conn, Columbia University, and Cecilia Mo, University of California - Berkeley

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1F. Symposium · Thursday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Research Methods

New Directions for the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC): Expanding the Accessibility and Reach of WWC Products

Organizer: Allan Porowski, Abt Associates
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Prioritization of Topic Areas and Interventions in Early Childhood to Grade 12 for the What Works Clearinghouse
Elias Walsh* & Jill Constantine, Mathematica Policy Research

New Approaches for Characterizing Findings in What Works Clearinghouse Intervention Reports
Joshua Polanin*, American Institutes for Research, Jeff Valentine, University of Louisville, Ryan Williams, Joe Taylor, Sarah Caverly, Daniel Hubbard, & Elizabeth Nolan, American Institutes for Research

Expanding the Accessibility and Reach of Systematic Evidence Reviews through New Reporting Formats
Allan Porowski*, Michael Frye, & Sandra Wilson, Abt Associates

Discussant: Christopher Weiss, U.S. Department of Education
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1G. Paper Session · Thursday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Research Methods

Getting Fancy with Complex Data Contexts

A Bias-Corrected Limited Information Estimator for Small to Moderate Scale Multilevel Structural Equation Models
Ben Kelcey* & Kyle Cox, University of Cincinnati, and Nianbo Dong, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Conditional Randomization Tests for Peer-Effects in Exogenous Link Formation Experiments
Guillaume Basse*, Avi Feller, & Peng Ding, UC Berkeley, and Panos Toulis, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Using Machine Learning and Auxiliary Data for Precise, Unbiased, Causal Inference
Adam Sales*, University of Texas College of Education, Johann Gagnon-Bartsch & Edward Wu, University of Michigan, Neil Heffernan & Anthony Botelho, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Luke Miratrix, Harvard University, and Thanaporn March Patikorn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Combining Machine Learning and Qualitative Analysis to Study Public Discourse about Opting Out of Testing
Amy Burkhardt*, Terri S. Wilson, Wagma Mommandi, & Michele Moses, University of Colorado - Boulder

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1H. Paper Session · Thursday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Social and Emotional Learning in Education Settings

Motivational Interventions Evaluated in Individual-Level Random-Assignment Designs: Replications, Scale-Ups, and New Approaches

The Effects of a Purpose for Learning Mindset Intervention on Low-Income High School Students' Academic Success
Jill Gandhi*, Tyler W. Watts, & C. Cybele Raver, New York University

The Demotivating Effect (and Unintended Message) of Retrospective Awards
Carly D. Robinson*, Harvard University, Jana Gallus, University of California - Los Angeles, Monica G. Lee, Stanford University, and Todd Rogers, Harvard University

Helping Students Reappraise Social and Academic Adversity During the Transition to Middle-School: A District-Wide Replication of a Mindset Intervention
Geoffrey Borman* & Jaymes Pyne, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Overcoming Motivational Challenges in Writing: A Randomized Control Trial
Fien De Smedt*, Ghent University, Steve Graham, Arizona State University, and Hilde Van Keer, Ghent University

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10:15 AM - 11:45 AM: Session 2

2A. Panel · Thursday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings

Quantitative Research with Students from Low-Incidence Populations: Tensions and Tradeoffs between Rigor and Relevance

Organizer: Caroline Parker, Education Development Center
Moderator: Caroline Parker, Education Development Center
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Becca Schillaci, Education Development Center

Caroline E. Parker, Education Development Center

Laurene Christensen, Wisconsin Center for Education Research


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2B. Invited Symposium · Thursday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Understanding Effects of Early Childhood Education

Organizer: Erika Gaylor, SRI International
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Natural Variation in Dosage and Intensity of a Public Preschool Program and Associations with School Readiness Skills
Erika Gaylor*, Xin Wei, Kate Ferguson, & Donna Spiker, SRI International

Effects of Full-Day Pre-Kindergarten
Allison Atteberry*, University of Colorado - Boulder, Daphna Bassok, University of Virginia, Hannah Denker, University of Colorado - Boulder, and Vivian Wong, University of Virginia

Sitting and Listening or Standing and Waiting: Kindergarten in a Large Urban District
Mimi Engel*, University of Colorado - Boulder, Robin Jacob, University of Michigan, and Amy Claessens, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Discussant: Tyler Watts, New York University
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2C. Symposium · Thursday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Education Policy & Education in Global Contexts

Designing Public Finance Systems for Non-State Schools in the Developing World: Evidence from Diverse Contexts

Organizer: Justin Sandefur, Center for Global Development
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Increasing Access by Waiving Tuition: Evidence from Haiti
Melissa Adelman*, Peter Holland, & Tillmann Heidelk, World Bank

Understanding School Competition Under Voucher Regimes
Cristian Sanchez, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)

Low Returns to Low-Cost Private Schools: Evidence from a Voucher Lottery in Delhi
Lee Crawfurd*, University of Sussex, Dev Patel, Harvard University, and Justin Sandefur, Center for Global Development

Outsourcing Service Delivery in a Fragile State: Experimental Evidence from Liberia
Mauricio Romero*, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Justin Sandefur, Center for Global Development, and Wayne Sandholtz, University of California - San Diego

Discussant: Clare Leaver, Oxford University
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2D. Symposium · Thursday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Postsecondary Education

Nudging Students through the Postsecondary Pipeline: Information, Reminders, and Advice from Enrollment to Degree Completion

Organizer: James Benson, Institute of Education Sciences
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Digital Messaging to Improve College Enrollment and Success
Christopher Avery, Harvard University, Benjamin L. Castleman, University of Virginia, Michael Hurwitz, College Board, Bridget Terry Long, Harvard University, and Lindsay C. Page*, University of Pittsburgh

Cash for College Apps: The Effects of Conditional Cash Transfers on Selective College Enrollment
Benjamin L. Castleman & Zachary Sullivan*, University of Virginia

Financial Aid Nudges: A National Experiment to Increase Retention of Financial Aid and College Persistence
Sara Goldrick-Rab, Temple University, Lindsay C. Page, University of Pittsburgh, Bruce Sacerdote, Dartmouth College, Benjamin L. Castleman, University of Virginia, and Neil Seftor*, Temple University

Nudges to the Finish Line: Experimental Evidence on Strategies to Increase College Completion for Students at Risk of Late Departure
Eric P. Bettinger, Stanford University, Benjamin L. Castleman, University of Virginia, and Zachary Mabel*, College Board

Discussant: Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Insight Policy Research
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2E. Panel · Thursday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Organization of Schools and Systems

What Does the Research (and LEA Leadership) Say on Research Use? Examining the Alignment between Research Design and District Leader Engagement

Organizer: Joy Lesnick, School District of Philadelphia
Moderator: Joy Lesnick, School District of Philadelphia
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Kristen Davidson, University of Colorado - Boulder

Darryl Hill, Fulton County Schools

Matthew Linick, Cleveland Metropolitan School District


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2F. Symposium · Thursday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Research Methods

Towards an Improved Understanding of Multisite Trials with Treatment Effect Variation

Organizer: Luke Miratrix, Harvard University
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Which Program Characteristics Are Linked to Program Impacts?
Douglas Walton, Eleanor L. Harvill, & Laura R. Peck*, Abt Associates

A Practitioners Guide to Intent-to-Treat Effects from Multisite (blocked) Individually Randomized Trials: Estimands, Estimators, and Estimates
Luke Miratrix, Harvard University, and Michael J. Weiss*, MDRC

Think Globally, Balance Locally: Multi-Level Calibrated Propensity Score Estimation for Multi-Site Observational Studies
Eli Ben-Michael* & Avi Feller, University of California, Berkeley

Discussant: Rob Olsen, Westat
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2G. Symposium · Thursday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Research Methods

New Types of Data and Their Applications in Educational Research

Organizer: Min Sun, University of Washington Seattle
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Promises and Challenges of Using Text as Data in Educational Research: Using the Study of School Improvement Strategies to Illustrate
Min Sun*, University of Washington - Seattle, Jing Liu, Brown University, Junmeng Zhu & Zachary LeClair, University of Washington - Seattle

Helping Students FIG-Ure It Out: A Large-Scale Study of Freshmen Interest Groups (FIGs) and Student Success
Lovenoor Aulck*, Joshua Malters, Casey Lee, Gianni Mancinelli, Min Sun, & Jevin West, University of Washington - Seattle

The Decline of Virtual Resource Seeking: The Impact of the Common Core State Standards
Kaitlin T. Torphy*, Yuqing Liu, Jiliang Tang, & Sihua Hu, Michigan State University

Metagenomic Effects in Human Behavior: The Case of Adolescent Smoking
Ramina Sotoudeh, Princeton University, Kathleen Mullan Harris, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Dalton Conley*, Princeton University

Discussant: Tracy M. Sweet, University of Maryland
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2H. Paper Session · Thursday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Social and Emotional Learning in Education Settings

Contexts That Support Social and Emotional Well-Being: New Evidence from Randomized Trials

Investigating the Benefits of Arts Education: An Experimental Evaluation of Houston's Arts Access Initiative
Daniel Bowen*, Texas A&M University, and Brian Kisida, University of Missouri

A Randomized Trial Testing the GBG+MTP Program with Early Career Teachers: Effects on Students
Lauren Molloy Elreda*, Patrick Tolan, Catherine Bradshaw, & Jason Downer, University of Virginia, April Lawson & Nicholas Ialongo, Johns Hopkins University

The Evaluation of the WINGS After-School Socio-Emotional Program for At-Risk Urban Children
David Grissmer* & Chelsea Duran, University of Virginia, Laura Brock, College of Charleston, Andrew Mashburn, Portland State University, Elizabeth Cottone, University of Virginia, Helyn Kim, Brookings Institution, and William Murrah, Auburn University

Experimental Impacts of the 4Rs+MTP Program on Teachers' Well-Being, Classroom Interactions, and Children's Social-Emotional and Academic Development
Joshua L. Brown*, Amy E. Lowenstein, Esther Sutton, & Richmond Carlton, Fordham University, and Jason Downer, University of Virginia

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12:00 PM - 1:00 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.


1:15 PM - 2:45 PM: Session 3

3A. Paper Session · Thursday @ 1:15 PM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings

Evaluations of Science Interventions

Evaluation of the Thinking, Doing, Talking Science Programme
Sami T. Kitmitto*, American Institutes for Research, and Raquel L. González, Social Policy Research Associates

Using Design-Based Implementation Research and a Randomized Controlled Trial to Replicate, Refine, and Study the Effectiveness of a Model of Reading Engagement (MORE) on First-Graders' Science Domain Knowledge, Reading Motivation and Engagement, and Reading Comprehension
James Kim*, Mary Burkhauser, Laura Mesite, & Catherine Armstrong, Harvard University

Efficacy Study of the Science Notebook in a Universal Design for Learning Environment
Jennifer Yu*, Xin Wei, Kate Ferguson, & Anne Fikes, SRI International, Tracey Hall & Jose Blackorby, CAST

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3B. Paper Session · Thursday @ 1:15 PM 📅
Early Childhood Education & Education in Global Contexts

Evidence on Teaching and Learning in Early Childhood Education

Preparing High-Need Children for Standards-Based Math Instruction in Elementary School Through a Two-Year Math Intervention: Evidence from a RCT at a State Level of Scale
Prentice Starkey, Alice Klein*, & Kylie Flynn, WestEd, Ben Clarke & Jessica Turtura, University of Oregon, Thomas Cook, George Washington University, and Jaime Thomas, Mathematica Policy Research

Comparing a Learning Trajectory Approach to a Teach-to-the-Target Approach in Early Arithmetic
Douglas H. Clements* & Julie Sarama, University of Denver, Arthur J. Baroody, University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign, and Candace Joswick, University of Denver

Measuring Repeating Patterning Skill in Kindergarten
Erica Zippert*, Ashli-Ann Douglas, & Bethany Rittle-Johnson, Vanderbilt University

Absenteeism among Chilean Preschool Children
Atsuko Muroga*, Teachers College, Columbia University, and Martha Kluttig, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

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3C. Symposium · Thursday @ 1:15 PM 📅
Postsecondary Education

Conducting Impact Studies in Community College Settings

Organizer: Julie Edmunds, SERVE Center at UNCG
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Making Summer Pay Off: Using Behavioral Science to Encourage Postsecondary Enrollment
Michael J. Weiss*, Camielle Headlam, & Caitlin Anzelone, MDRC

Improving Performance in Online Courses: The Impact of Project COMPASS
Dora Gicheva*, Julie Edmunds, Beth Thrift, Jeremy Bray, & Marie Hull, University of North Carolina - Greensboro

Identifying Factors Influencing Impact Estimates in Project COMPASS
Julie Edmunds*, Dora Gicheva, & Beth Thrift, University of North Carolina - Greensboro, Bryan Ryan, Kai Wang, & Christopher Roddenberry, Wake Technical Community College

Becoming College-Ready: Early Findings from a CUNY Start Evaluation
Althea Webber*, CUNY, Sue Scrivener, Himani Gupta, Michael J. Weiss, & Ben Cohen, MDRC, Maria Cormier & Jessica Brathwaite, Columbia University

Discussant: Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Insight Policy Research
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3D. Paper Session · Thursday @ 1:15 PM 📅
Organization of Schools and Systems & Education in Global Contexts

Exploring Understudied Sources of Bias in Teacher Observations

Unintended Bias in Teacher Observation Scores: The Assignment, Not Receipt, of Classroom Observations
Seth Hunter, George Mason University

Evaluating Teacher Evaluation: Evidence from Chile
Andreas de Barros, Harvard University

Improving Teacher Evaluation: Using Evidence from an RCT to Compare Ratings Used for Feedback to Ratings Used for Research
Andrew Wayne*, Jordan Rickles, Mike Garet, Seth Brown, & Mengli Song, American Institutes for Research

What Goes In, Must Come Out? Initial Academic Achievement, College Value Added and Teacher Quality
Sebastian Gallegos, Inter-American Development Bank, and Christopher Neilson*, Princeton University

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3E. Symposium · Thursday @ 1:15 PM 📅
Research Methods

The Past, Present, and Future of Recruitment and Generalization in Education

Organizer: Elizabeth Tipton, Northwestern University
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Assessing the Relevance of IES Funded Goal 3 and 4 Studies to Important Policy Populations
Elizabeth Tipton*, Northwestern University, Qian Wang & Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University

AssessingSamplingMethodsfor Generalization from RCTs: Modeling Recruitment and Participation
Gleb Furman* & James Pustejovsky, University of Texas - Austin

IncorporatingExternal Validity into the What Works Clearinghouse
Robert Olsen*, Westat, Elizabeth Stuart, Johns Hopkins University, and Elizabeth Tipton, Northwestern University

Discussant: Vivian Wong, University of Virginia
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3F. Paper Session · Thursday @ 1:15 PM 📅
Research Methods

Violations of Modeling (or Data) and What to Do about It

Weighting-Based Sensitivity Analysis for Evaluating the Average Treatment Effect: A Re-Analysis of the Project STAR Data
Guanglei Hong*, University of Chicago, Fan Yang, University of Colorado Denver, and Xu Qin, University of Pittsburgh

New Research Directions with the NAEP: Utilizing the NAEP Microdata for Education Policy Research
Joshua Bleiberg, Vanderbilt University

Substantive Interpretation of Moderation Effects in Multilevel Logistic Regression Models
Julie Lorah, Indiana University - Bloomington

Design and Analytic Implications in Modeling Student Mobility Across Correlated Schools
Tessa Johnson*, Yi Feng, & Laura Stapleton, University of Maryland, College Park

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3G. Symposium · Thursday @ 1:15 PM 📅
Social and Emotional Learning in Education Settings

Advancing Social and Emotional Learning in Educational Settings with Research-Practice Partnerships

Organizer: Paula Arce-Trigatti, Rice University
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Learning about Sense of Belonging in a Research Practice Partnership
Lisa Merrill, Research Alliance for New York City Schools

A Researcher-Practitioner Partnership in Illinois
Jill Bowdon, Institution: American Institutes for Research

School Climate and Social Emotional Learning: Two Sides of the Same Coin?
Sarah Bruch, University of Iowa

Discussant: Laura Wentworth, Stanford-SFUSD Partnership
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3H. Paper Session · Thursday @ 1:15 PM 📅
Social and Emotional Learning in Education Settings & Education in Global Contexts & Organization of Schools and Systems

Teacher-Student Expectations and Practices

Re-Opening Pandora's Box: the Association between Teachers' Expectations and Students' Educational Expectations, Aspirations, and Self-Efficacy
Jorge Cuartas, Harvard University, Sandra Garcia* & Dario Maldonado, Universidad de los Andes, and Andres Molano, New York University

A Teacher Like Me Revisited: Effects of Student-Teacher Race/ethnicity Matching on Students' Educational and Behavioral Outcomes
NaYoung Hwang*, Patrick Graff, & Mark Berends, University of Notre Dame

Combining Restorative Practices with Diplomas Now: Initial Results from a Randomized Control Trial Evaluating Impacts on Teacher's Practices, Students' Disciplinary Problems, Suspensions/Expulsions and Conflict in Big City Schools
Ashley Grant*, Doug MacIver, Robert Balfanz, Vaughan Byrnes, Emily Clark, & Richard Lofton, Johns Hopkins University

A Randomized Control Trial Evaluation of the Impact of Restorative Practices on Discipline, Attendance, Achievement and Climate
Catherine Augustine, John Engberg*, & Geoff Grimm, RAND

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

4A. Symposium · Thursday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings

Content and Language, Rigor and Accommodation: Tensions and Trade-Offs of STEM Access for English Learners

Organizer: Molly Faulkner-Bond, Institute of Education Sciences
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Evidence of Promise for a Scaffolded Math Curriculum for Middle School English Learners
Diane August*, American Institutes for Research, and Chris Barr, University of Houston

Assessing English Learners' Mathematical Understandings with Challenging Multisemiotic Classroom Assessment Tasks
Laura Wright* & Rebecca Kopriva, University of Wisconsin - Madison

A Comprehensive Research-Based Computer Assessment and Accommodation System for English Language Learner Students
Jamal Abedi*, University of California - Davis, Mikyung Kim Wolf, Educational Testing Service, and Fereshteh Hejri, Advance Research & Data Analyses Center

Patterns of EL Math and Science Coursetaking in Grades 6-9: First Year Findings from a Researcher-Practitioner Partnership Project
Elizabeth A. Sanders*, Anna W. Van Windekens, & Manka M. Varghese, University of Washington


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4B. Symposium · Thursday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Aligning Measures of Teacher Practice to Program Models and Theories of Change: Evidence from Pre-K and Kindergarten Classrooms

Organizer: Rachel Abenavoli, New York University
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Adapting and Embedding a Measure of Teacher Practice: Observations of Pre-K Classrooms in a Large Urban District
Rachel Abenavoli*, New York University, Vanessa Rodriguez, NYU School of Medicine, Travis Cramer, Natalia Rojas, & Pamela Morris, New York University, Spring Dawson-McClure, Andrea Troxel, & Laurie Brotman, NYU School of Medicine

A Tale of Two Preschool Observational Measures: Effects of an Intervention on a Well-Aligned Versus General Classroom Quality Measure
Natalia Rojas* & Pamela Morris, New York University

Effects of Instructional Alignment across PreK and Kindergarten: Evidence from the Boston Public Schools
Meghan McCormick*, Samantha Xia, & Mirjana Pralica, MDRC, Christina Weiland, University of Michigan, JoAnn Hsueh & Michelle Maier, MDRC, Catherine Snow, Harvard University, and Jason Sachs, Boston Public Schools

Discussant: Bridget Hamre, University of Virginia
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4C. Invited Panel · Thursday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Education Policy

Evaluating Strategies to Support Student Success

Organizer: A. Brooks Bowden, North Carolina State University
Moderator: A. Brooks Bowden, North Carolina State University
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Kevin Gee, University of California - Davis

Dennis Kramer, University of Florida

Rekha Balu, MDRC

Kelley Hallberg, University of Chicago Poverty Lab


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4D. Paper Session · Thursday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Postsecondary Education

First Year College Experience

Self-Regulated Strategy Instruction For Basic College Writers: Results from a Randomized Experiment
Charles MacArthur*, University of Delaware, Zoi A. Traga-Philippakos, University of Tennessee, Henry May & Jill Compello, University of Delaware

Experimental Evidence on First-Year Experience, Mentoring, and Divergent Levels of Need Among Pell-Eligible Students
Dan Fitzpatrick*, Yu Du, Daniel Collier, Angela Wilson, Jaclyn Rivard, Ran Shi, & Ceceilia Parnther, Western Michigan University

What Is the Impact of a First-Year Experience Course and Mentoring Program on Early Postsecondary Outcomes? Experimental Evidence from the Broncos FIRST Program
Jennifer Ash*, Austin Nichols, & Micah Villarreal, Abt Associates, Andrea Beach & Daniel Collier, Western Michigan University

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4E. Panel · Thursday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings

Practitioner versus Researcher in Four Rounds: Evaluation Tensions and Tradeoffs in Rural Communities

Organizer: Jennifer Hamilton, NORC at the University of Chicago
Moderator: Jennifer Hamilton, NORC at the University of Chicago
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Victoria Schaefer, SRI International

KaiLonnie Dunsmore, NORC at the University of Chicago

Maryann Corsello, BARR Center

Linda Friedrich, National Writing Project


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4F. Symposium · Thursday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Research Methods

Why Generalizing a Multisite Trial Is Hard and What We Might Do about It

Organizer: Luke Miratrix, Harvard University
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Study Design Elements That Enhance the Ability to Predict Site-Specific Impacts
Elizabeth Stuart*, Ian Schmid, & Larry Orr, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Stephen Bell & Robert Olsen, Westat

The Effect of Distributional Overlap on the Precision of Bounds for Generalization
Wendy Chan* & Japbir Gill, University of Pennsylvania

Estimating Population Wide Impact Estimates of School Type by Leveraging Student School Choice Data and School Lotteries
Luke Miratrix*, Harvard University, Rebecca Unterman, MDRC, and Kelly Quinn, University of California - Berkeley


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4G. Symposium · Thursday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Research Methods

Design Considerations and Challenges in Planning Complicated Multilevel Experiments

Organizer: Nianbo Dong, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
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Power Analysis of Two- and Three-Level Multisite Moderation Studies
Nianbo Dong*, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Ben Kelcey, University of Cincinnati, and Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University

The Influence of Imbalanced Subgroup Units in Statistical Power for Moderator Effects in Cluster Randomized Trials: Empirical Evidence from IES-Funded Studies
Qi Zhang* & Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University

Statistical Power for Mediation Effects in Three-Level Group Randomized Trials
Ben Kelcey* & Kyle Cox, University of Cincinnati

Statistical Power and Optimal Design for Multisite and Cluster-Randomized Studies When the Outcome Is Not Fully Reliable
Kyle Cox* & Ben Kelcey, University of Cincinnati

Discussant: Christopher Rhoads, University of Connecticut
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4H. Symposium · Thursday @ 3:00 PM 📅
Social and Emotional Learning in Education Settings & Education in Global Contexts

Social-Emotional Intervention Programs for Refugee and Crisis-Affected Children in Low-, Middle-, and High-Income Countries

Organizer: Ha Yeon Kim, New York University
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Promoting Children's Social Emotional Learning in Conflict-Affected Settings: Differential Impacts by Gender and Refugee Status in Niger
Ha Yeon Kim*, Lindsay Brown, & Mayari Montes De Oca, New York University, Jeannie Annan, International Rescue Committee, and John Lawrence Aber, New York University

SEL Functioning in Crisis-Contexts: Role of Gender, Grade Level, and School Attendance in Sierra Leone
Lindsay Brown* & Ha Yeon Kim, New York University, Jeannie Annan, International Rescue Committee, and John Lawrence Aber, New York University

Dosage Variability in School-Based Programs: The Roles of Individual- and Classroom-Level Attendance in Refugee Student Intervention Outcomes
Abigail C. Keim*, Pennsylvania State University, and Ha Yeon Kim, New York University

What Makes the Difference? Exploring the Impact of German Preschool Programs for Newly Arrived Immigrant and Refugee Children on Developmental Trajectories
Francesca Ialuna*, Thimo Buchmüller, Birgit Leyendecker, & Julian Busch, Ruhr University Bochum

Discussant: Sharon Wolf, University of Pennsylvania
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5:00 PM - 6:30 PM: Hedges Lecture

Judith Singer
Harvard University



6:30 PM - 7:30 PM: Reception & Session 5 (First Poster Session)

5A. Poster Session · Thursday @ 6:30 PM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings


Impact Study of a Personalized Learning Model
Elizabeth McCarthy*, WestEd, and Ying Liu, University of Southern California

Improving Mathematics Achievement for Diverse Learners: The Efficacy of a Professional Development Program for Teachers in Grades K-5
Babette Moeller*, Education Development Center, Teresa Garcia Duncan & Jason Schoeneberger, Deacon Hill Research Associates, John Hitchcock, Abt Associates, Ellen Meier, Teachers College, Columbia University, and Marvin Cohen, Bank Street College of Education

Reading Comprehension Improves When Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Economically Disadvantaged Learners Use Web-Based Text Structure Instruction with Trained Teacher Support
Kay Wijekumar*, Texas A&M University, Puiwa Lei & Bonnie J.F. Meyer, Pennsylvania State University, and Andrea Beerwinkle, Texas A&M University

no slides

5B. Poster Session · Thursday @ 6:30 PM 📅
Organization of Schools and Systems


Conceptualizing Professional Capital: Insights from the 2015-16 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS)
Sakiko Ikoma* & Yuan Zhang, American Institutes for Research

"You Can go Your Own Way": Longitudinal Analysis of School-Level Growth Trajectories in the Context of Curricular Choice
Brooks Rosenquist* & Stephanie Hamilton, Denver Public Schools

no slides

5C. Poster Session · Thursday @ 6:30 PM 📅
Education in Global Contexts


Effect of Parental Preference for Child Sex on Child Outcomes: Evidence from Korea
Won Fy Lee, University of Minnesota

no slides

5D. Poster Session · Thursday @ 6:30 PM 📅
Research Methods


Using Rapid Cycle Evaluation to Assess a Language & Literacy Software: A Comparison of Two Tools
Drew Berrett, Assunta Hardy*, & Nari Carter, Imagine Learning

Controlling for Latent Confounding by Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA)
Rui Lu* & Bryan Keller, Teachers College, Columbia University

The Effect of Differential Measurement Error on Numeric Covariate Balance
Heather Harris*, Inteleos, and S. Jeanne Horst, James Madison University

Heterogeneous Subgroup Identification in Observational Studies
Jianshen Chen*, Educational Testing Service, and Bryan Keller, Columbia University

Estimating Attrition in School-Based Evaluation Studies: Guidance from State Longitudinal Data in Maryland
Angela Henneberger*, University of Maryland School of Social work, Yi Feng, Tessa Johnson, & Yating Zheng, University of Maryland - College Park, Bess Rose, University of Maryland School of Social Work, and Laura Stapleton, University of Maryland - College Park

'generalize': Statistical Software for Implementing Methods to Generalize Randomized Trial Findings to a Well-Defined Target Population
Benjamin Ackerman*, Ian Schmid, Trang Quynh Nguyen, Marissa Seamans, & Elizabeth Stuart, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Evaluating Implementation Fidelity's Role in the Kidsteps II Intervention Study Via Multilevel Mixture Mediation Modeling
Anthony J Gambino* & Christopher Rhoads, University of Connecticut, Carole Upshur & Melodie Wenz-Gross, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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FRIDAY MARCH 8, 2019



8:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Session 6

6A. Symposium · Friday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings

Accelerating the Academic Achievement of Students with Learning Disabilities Research Initiative: On the Importance of Moderator Analysis in Intervention Research

Organizer: Michael Coyne, University of Connecticut
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Using Moderator Analysis to Identify the First-Grade Children Who Benefit More and Less from a Reading Comprehension Program: A Step Towards Aptitude-by-Treatment Interaction
Doug Fuchs, Vanderbilt University

Racing Against the Vocabulary Gap: Matthew Effects in Early Vocabulary Instruction and Intervention
Michael Coyne, University of Connecticut

Exploring the Relationship between Initial Math Skill and the Impact of a Kindergarten Math Intervention on Student Math Outcomes
Christian Doabler, University of Texas - Austin

Does the Severity of Students' Pre-Intervention Math Deficits Affect Responsiveness to Generally Effective First-Grade Intervention?
Lynn Fuchs, Vanderbilt University

Discussant: Gregory Roberts, University of Texas - Austin
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6B. Paper Session · Friday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Experimental Evidence in Early Childhood Education

A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial of Descubriendo La Lectura (DLL): A Within-Study Replication
Trisha Borman*, American Institutes for Research, Geoffrey Borman, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Bo Zhu, So Jung Park, Alejandra Martin, Scott Houghton, & Sidney Wilkinson-Flicker, American Institutes for Research

A Reanalysis of Impacts of the Tennessee Voluntary Prekindergarten Program
Tyler Watts*, New York University, Greg Duncan & Mariela Rivas, University of California - Irvine

The Effect of Early Skills on Schooling Attainment, Employment and Starting Wages
Sebastian Gallegos*, Inter-American Development Bank, and Pablo Celhay, Universidad Catolica

The Effect of Personalized Text-Message Support on Completed Applications for and Enrollment in Early Childhood Education
Lindsay Weixler*, Tulane University, Daphna Bassok, University of Virginia, Jon Valant, Brookings Institution, Justin Doromal, University of Virginia, and Alica Gerry, Tulane University

no slides

6C. Paper Session · Friday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Education Policy & Education in Global Contexts

School Finance, Management, and Reforms

Money and Freedom: The Impact of California's School Finance Reform on Academic Achievement and the Composition of District Spending
Sean Tanner*, WestEd, and Rucker Johnson, University of California - Berkeley

Spending More on the Poor? A Comprehensive Summary of State-Specific Responses to School Finance Reforms from 1990-2014
Christopher Candelaria*, Vanderbilt University, Kenneth Shores, Pennsylvania State University, and Sarah Kabourek, Vanderbilt University

Improving Public Sector Management at Scale?Experimental Evidence on School Governance in India
Karthik Muralidharan, University of California - San Diego, and Abhijeet Singh*, Stockholm School of Economics

Strengthening Local Governance of Schools - Evidence from Pakistan
Minahil Asim, University of California - Davis

no slides

6D. Panel · Friday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Postsecondary Education

When Rigor and Relevance go Hand-in-Hand: An Exploration of Mutuality in Three Studies Examining College Readiness Policies through Research-Practice Partnerships

Organizer: Paula Arce-Trigatti, Rice University
Moderator: Paula Arce-Trigatti, Rice University
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Carrie Miller, Los Angeles Education Research Institute

Michelle Hodara, Education Northwest

Diana Mercado-Garcia, Stanford University


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6E. Invited Panel · Friday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Organization of Schools and Systems & Education in Global Contexts

Gender, Gender Bias, and Education in Global Contexts

Organizer: Alex Eble, Columbia University
Moderator: Alex Eble, Columbia University
no abstract
Girija Borker, World Bank

Nuria Rodriguez Planas, Queens College, CUNY

Pamela Jakiela, Center for Global Development


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6F. Paper Session · Friday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Research Methods

Problems with Power in Planning RCTs

Statistical Power in Studies That Use the Synthetic Control Method
Duncan Chaplin*, Dallas Dotter, Nick Ingwersen, & Arif Mamun, Mathematica Policy Research

Bound Constrained Optimization of Sample Sizes with Monetary Restrictions in Planning Multilevel Randomized Experiments and Regression Discontinuity Studies
Metin Bulus*, Adiyaman University, and Nianbo Dong, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Statistical Power Calculations for Evaluations That Will Interpret Impact Estimates Using the BASIE (BAyeSian Interpretation of Estimates) Framework
John Deke* & Mariel Finucane, Mathematica Policy Research

Tensions and Tradeoffs: Responding to Diverse Demands for Evidence - Case Study of an Underpowered, Randomized Control Trial
Daniel McCaffrey*, John Sabatini, Jill Burstein, & Kelsey Dreier, Educational Testing Service, and Kietha Biggers, Eductional Testing Service

no slides

6H. Invited Symposium · Friday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Social and Emotional Learning in Education Settings

Leveraging Variation in Treatment Effects to Understand Mechanisms for Universal, Preventative Interventions: A Framework, Empirical Examples, and a New Statistical Tool

Organizer: David S. Yeager, University of Texas - Austin
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Causal Mechanisms and Effect Modification
Teppei Yamamoto, MIT

A Growth Mindset Intervention Designed to Improve High School GPA Is Most Effective for Under-Performing Students Attending Schools with Supportive Peer Norms
Maithreyi Gopalan*, Pennsylvania State University, and David S. Yeager, University of Texas - Austin

How Do the Effects of a Brief Social Belonging Intervention on College Achievement Vary Across Students and Schools?
Gregory Walton, Stanford University

A Brief "Values Alignment" Intervention Improves Dietary Preferences More Strongly Among Adolescents Higher in Testosterone
Christopher Bryan*, University of Chicago, Fortunato (Nick) Medrano & Robert Josephs, University of Texas - Austin

Using Bayesian Causal Forest Models to Examine Treatment Effect Heterogeneity
Jared Murray*, University of Texas, Carlos Carvalho, University of Texas - Austin, and Richard Hahn, Arizona State University


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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Keynote Address
Communication and Miscommunication Between Researchers and Practitioners/Policymakers

Timothy Shanahan
University of Illinois at Chicago
ABSTRACT 


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Session 7 (Second Poster Session) & Dessert Reception

7A. Poster Session · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Early Childhood Education


Investigating the Effects of an Early Childhood Intervention on Adolescent Substance Use
Joshua E. Ruf*, Tyler W. Watts, Chen Li, & C. Cybele Raver, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Multiple Perspectives on Partnership Success: A Research-Practice Partnership in Early Childhood Education
Julia Honoroff*, Elise Cappella, Rachel Abenavoli, Travis Cramer, & Natalia Rojas, New York University, Amudha Balaraman, New York City Department of Education, and Pamela Morris, New York University

Validation of the Systematic Assessment of Book Reading
Jill Pentimonti*, American Institutes for Research, Tricia Zucker, University of Texas Health Sciences Center,, Ryan Bowles, Michigan State University, Sherine Tambyraja & Laura Justice, The Ohio State University

Synthesizing and Presenting the (Very Limited) Evidence Base for Early Childhood Curricula to Practitioners
Jennifer Crandell* & Osnat Zur, WestEd

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7B. Poster Session · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Social and Emotional Learning in Education Settings


Do High School Climate Measures Predict Adolescent Socioemotional Outcomes?
Chen Li*, Alaa Khader, Tyler Watts, & Cybele C. Raver, New York University

Efficacy of a K-1 Social-Emotional Learning Intervention for Students At-Risk for EBD: Initial Findings
Ann Daunic*, Nancy Corbett, Stephen W. Smith, Dan Poling, Megan Worth, & Emily Crews, University of Florida

Social Emotional Development: Teacher Perceptions of Assessment and Instruction
Sara Thayer, SRI International

Identifying Between and Within Classroom Differences in Science Engagement: The Role of Supportive Learning Environments for English Learners
Ashley Hunt*, University of Virginia, Sara Rimm-Kaufman, University of Virignia, and Jose Olais, Northern Arizona University

no slides

7C. Poster Session · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Education Policy


Do Developer-Commissioned Evaluations Inflate Effect Sizes Among Studies Accepted By the What Works Clearinghouse?
Rebecca Wolf*, Jennifer Morrison, Robert Slavin, & Kelsey Risman, Johns Hopkins University

Does the Response to Intervention Approach Improve Academic and Disability Outcomes
Zhiling Shea* & Jade Jenkins, University of California - Irvine

no slides

7D. Poster Session · Friday @ 1:00 PM 📅
Postsecondary Education


Income-Based Gaps in Parental Investments in Adolescence
Preeya Mbekeani, Harvard University

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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Session 8

8A. Paper Session · Friday @ 2:30 PM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings

Technology in the Classroom

Latent Profile and Transition Analysis of Reading Proficiency among Grade 4 Students: The Intervention Effect of Intelligent Tutoring System
Shuai Zhang*, Texas A&M University, Pui-Wa Lei, The Pennsylvania State University, Manjari Banerjee & Kay Wijekumar, Texas A&M University

Integrating Writing and Technology in the Classroom: Lessons from New York City
Emma Alterman*, Rekha Balu, & Zeest Haider, MDRC

When Students Fail Ninth Grade English: Implementation and Initial Outcomes for a Blended Learning Approach to Credit Recovery
Jordan Rickles*, Rui Yang, Peggy Clements, Jessica Heppen, Iliana Brodziak de los Reyes, & Sonica Dhillon, American Institutes for Research

Developing and Testing the Effects of an App-Supported Personalized Literacy Intervention to Improve Reading Engagement and Comprehension
Catherine Armstrong*, James Kim, Mary Burkhauser, & Laura Mesite, Harvard University

no slides

8B. Symposium · Friday @ 2:30 PM 📅
Education Policy

Zoology One in the School District of Philadelphia: Tradeoffs and Tensions in Comprehensive Program Evaluation

Organizer: Abigail Gray, University of Pennsylvania Consortium for Policy Research in Education
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Measuring Academic Outcomes in a Hard-to-Assess Student Population
Tesla Dubois, Abigail Gray, Katarina Suwak*, & Philip Sirinides, University of Pennsylvania

Assessing Non-Traditional Outcomes in Young Children
Ryan Fink*, Abigail Gray, & Tesla DuBois, University of Pennsylvania

Inclusion of Costs and the Tradeoff between Rigor and Purchase Price
A. Brooks Bowden* & Viviana Rodriguez, North Carolina State University

Kindergarten in SDP: A Special Case of Joiners
Philip Sirinides*, University of Pennsylvania, and Abigail Gray, grayab@upenn.edu

Discussant: Rebecca Maynard, University of Pennsylvania
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8C. Paper Session · Friday @ 2:30 PM 📅
Postsecondary Education & Education in Global Contexts

Postsecondary Curricular Choices and Outcomes

The Impact of Choice Architecture on Postsecondary STEM Enrollment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial
NaLette Brodnax, Georgetown University

Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) Ohio Demonstration
Colleen Sommo, Daniel Cullinan*, & Michelle Manno, MDRC

Economic Returns to Graduate Studies Abroad
Sebastian Gallegos, Princeton University

Studying Abroad during High School: Determinants and Effects
Nicolas Hübner*, Ulrich Trautwein, & Benjamin Nangengast, Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology, University of Tübingen

no slides

8D. Symposium · Friday @ 2:30 PM 📅
Organization of Schools and Systems & Education in Global Contexts

Creating Incentives for Effective Teaching: Insights from Four Experimental Studies in Developing Countries

Organizer: Andrew Zeitlin, Georgetown University
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Effects, Timing and Heterogeneity of the Provision of Information in Education: An Experimental Evaluation in Colombia
Felipe Barrera-Osorio*, Kathryn Gonzalez, Francisco Lagos, & David Deming, Harvard University

Educator Incentives and Educational Triage in Rural Primary Schools
Daniel Gilligan & Naureen Karachiwalla*, International Food Policy Research Institute, Ibrahim Kasirye, Economic Policy Research Centre, Adrienne Lucas, University of Delaware, and Derek Neal, University of Chicago

The Challenge of Designing Effective Teacher Performance Pay Programmes: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania
Isaac Mbiti*, University of Virginia, Mauricio Romero, Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico, and Youdi Schipper, Amsterdam Institute for International Development

Do Performance Contracts Attract Better Teachers? Experimental Evidence from Rwandan Primary Schools
Clare Leaver*, University of Oxford, Owen Ozier, World Bank, Pieter Serneels, University of East Anglia, and Andrew Zeitlin, Georgetown University

Discussant: David Evans, World Bank
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8E. Panel · Friday @ 2:30 PM 📅
Research Methods

Will It Work Here? A Framework to Ease the Tension between Generalizing Results from Elsewhere and Locally-Based Studies

Organizer: Vincent Quan, J-PAL North America at MIT
Moderator: Vincent Quan, J-PAL North America at MIT
no abstract
Mary Ann Bates, J-PAL North America at MIT

Cathryn Cook, SAGA Innovations

Sophie Shank, J-PAL North America at MIT


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8F. Paper Session · Friday @ 2:30 PM 📅
Research Methods

Synthetic Control Methods and Friends

Reciprocal Effects of Reading and Mathematics? Beyond the Cross-Lagged Panel Model
Drew Bailey*, University of California - Irvine, Yoonkyung Oh, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, George Farkas, University of California - Irvine, Paul Morgan & Marianne Hillemeier, Pennsylvania State University

New Perspectives on the Synthetic Control Method
Eli Ben-Michael, Avi Feller*, & Jesse Rothstein, UC Berkeley

Which Quasi-Experimental Estimator to Use Under What Conditions: Bias and Precision of ANCOVA, Difference-in-Difference, and Comparative Short Interrupted Time Series Estimators
Fatih Unlu*, RAND Corporation, and Cristofer Price, Abt Associates

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8G. Paper Session · Friday @ 2:30 PM 📅
Social and Emotional Learning in Education Settings

New Frontiers in Models for Improving the Social and Emotional Climate in Schools

A Study of the Impact of the Collaboration and Reflection to Enhance Atlanta Teacher Effectiveness (CREATE) Residency Program on Teacher Socio-Emotional and Self-Regulatory Outcomes
Andrew Jaciw*, Li Lin, Jenna Zacamy, Denis Newman, Audra Wingard, Megan Toby, & Jacquelyn Tran, Empirical Education

A Multifaceted Examination of Deeper Learning in PBL Elementary Schools: School Culture, Critical Thinking, and Access to Opportunity
Liz Bergeron*, Beth Boesche-Taylor, & Amil Gehrke, New Tech Network Schools, Max Dugan-Knight, Sohail Kamdar, & Jen Vorse Wilka, Youth Truth, and Carol Gittens, Santa Clara University

The Impact of GSA Membership on Academic Outcomes
Sarah B. Rosenbach* & Hirokazu Yoshikawa, New York University, V. Paul Poteat, Boston College, Jerel P. Calzo, San Diego State University, Robert Marx, Vanderbilt University, and Taylor Rathus, University of Connecticut

Multiple Partners, Multiple Goals: Researchers, School Staff and a Not-for-Profit Partnering to Examine the Effects of a Teacher Home Visiting Program
Lauren Scher*, Concentric Research & Evaluation, and Sherri Lauver, Synergy Enterprises, Inc.

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8H. Paper Session · Friday @ 2:30 PM 📅
Postsecondary Education

Accessing College and Placement

Understanding Student Questions about the College Application Process to Improve Program Design
Lily Fesler, Stanford University

Access to Postsecondary Schooling and the GED: New Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Massachusetts
Blake Heller & Kirsten Slungaard Mumma*, Harvard University

Causal Evidence for Efficacy of ACT Online Prep
Edgar Sanchez, ACT

How Do Credential Completion Rates Change after Florida's Developmental Education Reform?
Christine Mokher*, Toby Park, Difei Li, & Shouping Hu, Florida State University

no slides

4:15 PM - 5:45 PM: Session 9

9A. Symposium · Friday @ 4:15 PM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings & Education in Global Contexts

Large-Scale Randomized Evaluations of Technology Applications in Latin America

Organizer: Robert Slavin, Johns Hopkins University
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Technology and Child Development: Experimental Evidence from the One Laptop Per Child Program
Santiago Cueto*, Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo, GRADE, Julián Cristia, Pablo Ibarrarán, & Ana Santiago, Inter-American Development Bank, and Eugenio Severín, Independent Consultant

Do Children Benefit from Internet Access? Experimental Evidence from a Developing Country
Julián Cristia*, Inter-American Development Bank, Ofer Malamud, Northwestern University, Santiago Cueto, Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo, GRADE, and Diether Beuermann, Inter-American Development Bank

Challenges in Educational Reform: An Experiment on Active Learning in Mathematics
Samuel Berlinski* & Matias Busso, Inter-American Development Bank

Improving Math Learning Using Technology: Experimental Evidence from Chile
Roberto Araya*, Universidad de Chile, Elena Arias-Ortiz, Inter-American Development Bank, Nicolas Bottan, Cornell University, and Julián Cristia, Inter-American Development Bank


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9B. Symposium · Friday @ 4:15 PM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Learning How Things Work in Complex Early Childhood Interventions: Research Frameworks and Methods to Support Causal Reasoning

Organizer: Kirsten Kainz, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
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A Framework for Thinking about Cause and Effect in Complex Interventions
Kirsten Kainz, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Practice Profiles: A Method for Operationalizing the Core Components of Complex Initiatives, So That These Components Can Be Evaluated and Improved through Agile Research Methods
Allison Metz, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Data Collection Strategies to Facilitate Learning about Cause and Effect in Complex Interventions
Noreen Yazejian, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Discussant: Meka Sales, The Duke Endowment
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9C. Symposium · Friday @ 4:15 PM 📅
Education Policy

The Economic Advantage: Social Context, State Policy, and the Test Scores of Poor and Non-Poor Students

Organizer: Erin Fahle, St. John's University
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State Contexts and SES Achievement Gradients
Heewon Jang, Stanford University

Achievement Gaps Between Poor and Non-Poor Students in U.S. School Districts
Sean Reardon, Stanford University, Erin Fahle*, St. John's University, Heewon Jang & Elise Dizon-Ross, Stanford University

A Decade of Growth in Academic Achievement Gaps: Common Core, Segregation, or Other Factors?
Rebecca Hinze-Pifer, University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign

PTOs, Supplemental Resources, and Achievement Gaps in U.S. Public School Districts
Brittany Murray* & James Carter III, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Discussant: Kenneth Shores, Pennsylvania State University
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9D. Paper Session · Friday @ 4:15 PM 📅
Postsecondary Education & Education in Global Contexts

Issues Around Financing Postsecondary Education: Causal Evidence from Four Studies

Increasing the Take-Up of Cal Grants
Elizabeth Linos, University of California - Berkeley, Vikash Reddy, California Policy Lab at UC Berkeley, and Jesse Rothstein*, University of California - Berkeley

Testing a Social Innovation in Financial Aid for Low-Income Students: Experimental Evidence from Italy
Babara Romano*, Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli, Alberto Martini, ASVAPP, Enrico Rettore, Davide Azzolini, & Loris Vergolini, IRVAPP

Early Evidence on the Impact of the Achieve Atlanta Scholarship Program on College Enrollment and Persistence
Jonathan Smith* & Carycruz Bueno, Georgia State University, and Lindsay Page, University of Pittsburgh

Experimental Impacts of Customized Economic Information on Adults' Postsecondary Aspirations for Their Children
Albert Cheng*, University of Arkansas, Michael B. Henderson, Louisiana State University, Paul E. Peterson & Martin R. West, Harvard University

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9E. Symposium · Friday @ 4:15 PM 📅
Organization of Schools and Systems

Emerging Causal Evidence on Career and Technical Education Program Impacts and Measuring the Factors That Support Their Effectiveness

Organizer: Rebecca Unterman, MDRC
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An Early Look at the Effects of Career and Technical Education Programs in New York City
Rebecca Unterman*, MDRC, James J. Kemple, Research Alliance for New York City Schools, and Shaun M. Dougherty, Vanderbilt University

Measuring Program Characteristics, Experiences, and Quality in New York City's Career and Technical Education System
Shaun M. Dougherty, Vanderbilt University, James J. Kemple* & John Sludden, Research Alliance for New York City Schools, and Samuel Kamin, University of Connecticut

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

Building a Framework For and Measuring Participation in Connecticut's CTE Programs
Shaun M. Dougherty, Vanderbilt University, and Samuel Kamin*, University of Connecticut

Discussant: Michael J. Weiss, MDRC
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9F. Paper Session · Friday @ 4:15 PM 📅
Research Methods

Novel Analysis Approaches for RCTs and RDDs

Small-Sample Cluster-Robust Variance Estimators for Two-Stage Least Squares Models
James Pustejovsky, The University of Texas at Austin

An Evaluation of Parametric And Nonparametric Variance Estimators in Completely Randomized Experiments
Stanley A. Lubanski* & Peter M. Steiner, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Analyzing Grouped Administrative Data for RCTs Using Design-Based Methods
Peter Schochet, Mathematica Policy Research

How Far Is Too Far? Generalization of Regression Discontinuity Design Away from the Cutoff
Magdalena Bennett, Teachers College, Columbia University

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9H. Symposium · Friday @ 4:15 PM 📅
Social and Emotional Learning in Education Settings

Measuring Social-Emotional Learning Over Time: Implications for Education and Evaluation

Organizer: James Soland, NWEA
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Persistence of Teacher Effects on Students' Academic and Non-Academic Skill Formation
David Blazar, University of Maryland

Measuring Teachers' Impacts on Students' Social Emotional Development
Libby Pier, Robert Meyer*, & Andrew Rice, Education Analytics

Is Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) a State or a Trait? Examining the Stability of SEL across Three Years
Megan Kuhfeld* & James Soland, NWEA

Do Math Self-Efficacy and Achievement Develop in Tandem? Evidence and Implications
James Soland, NWEA

Discussant: Sara Rimm-Kaufman, University of Virginia
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Reception


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Graduate Student Organization Reception




SATURDAY MARCH 9, 2019



8:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Session 10

10A. Panel · Saturday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings

Balancing Competing Priorities in Designing and Conducting School-Based Research

Organizer: Beth Gamse, Independent Consultant
Moderator: Beth Gamse, Independent Consultant
no abstract
Barbara Foorman, Florida Center for Reading Research

Kelly Ann Hallberg, UChicago Urban Labs

Jim Kemple, Research Alliance for New York City Schools

Barbara Means, Digital Promise


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10B. Symposium · Saturday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Service-Oriented Interventions' Evaluations as a Case Study in Replication

Organizer: Eric Hedberg, NORC at the University of Chicago
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Service-Oriented Educational Interventions: Conceptual, Theoretical, and Empirical Foundations
Peter Nelson, Serve Minnesota

Service-Oriented Interventions in Math: An Extension and Replication
David Parker, Serve Minnesota

A Case Study in Geographic Replication: Impact Evaluation of the Minnesota and Wisconsin Reading Corps Programs
Carrie E. Markovitz*, Marc W. Hernandez, & Eric C. Hedberg, NORC

Replication across Time: A Quasi-Experimental Comparison of Two Minnesota Reading Corps Evaluations
Eric C. Hedberg*, Carrie E. Markovitz, & Kelly Holt, NORC

Discussant: A. Brooks Bowden, Assistant Professor
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10C. Symposium · Saturday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Postsecondary Education

Evidence on the Effectiveness of Using Technology-Based Interventions and Practices to Support Postsecondary Success

Organizer: Michael Frye, Abt Associates
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Using Technology to Support Postsecondary Learning: New Recommendations from a What Works Clearinghouse Practice Guide
Michael Frye* & Sarah Costelloe, Abt Associates

Study of Enhanced College Advising in Upward Bound: Impacts on Steps Toward College
Alina Martinez, Mathematica Policy Research, Tamara Linkow*, Hannah Miller, & Amanda Parsad, Abt Associates

Studying the Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success (iPASS) at Three Institutions
Alexander Mayer*, Melissa Boynton, Edith Yang, & Benjamin Cohen, MDRC, Hoori Santikian Kalamkarian & Lauren Pellegrino, Community College Research Center

Discussant: Lindsay Page, University of Pittsburgh
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10D. Paper Session · Saturday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Organization of Schools and Systems & Education in Global Contexts

New Developments in the Study of School Characteristics and Practices

Pedagogical Culture and Student Performance in Primary School : Evidence from Cameroon
Yannick Dupraz*, University of Warwick, and Yasmine Bekkouche, Paris School of Economics

Stumbling at the Starting Block: How Baseline School Characteristics Hinder School Turnaround Efforts
Erica Harbatkin* & Gary T. Henry, Vanderbilt University

Tradeoffs for Policymakers and for Parents: How the Design of a School Shopping Website Can Affect School Choices
Steven Glazerman & Ira Nichols-Barrer, Mathematica Policy Research, Jon Valant, Brookings Institution, and Alyson Burnett*, Mathematica Policy Research

Creating a Culture of Evidence Use: Lessons from J-PAL's Government Partnerships in Latin America
Samantha Carter* & Iqbal Dhaliwal, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Julu Katticaran, Yale University, Claudia Macías & Claire Walsh, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

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10E. Panel · Saturday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Research Methods

Supporting the Use of Evidence-Based Screening and Progress Monitoring Tools: Reflections from over a Decade of Building and Maintaining the National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII) Assessment Tools Charts

Organizer: Allison Gandhi, American Institutes for Research
Moderator: Allison Gandhi, American Institutes for Research
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Jill Pentimonti, American Institutes for Research

Lynn Fuchs, Vanderbilt University

Chris Riley-Tillman, University of Missouri


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10F. Paper Session · Saturday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Research Methods

Concerns with Construct and External Validities in RCTs

Understanding the Within School Selection Process for the Purpose of Generalizing from RCTs - A Case Study
Yujia Li* & Christopher Rhoads, University of Connecticut, and Robert Schoen, Florida State University

Exploring the Merits of Adjusting Education Effect Sizes for Program-Outcome Overalignment
Joseph Taylor*, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Joshua Polanin, American Institutes for Research, and Susan Kowalski, BSCS

Effects of Researcher-Made Vs. Independent Measures on Outcomes of Experiments in Education
Marta Pellegrini*, University of Florence, Amanda Inns, Cynthia Lake, & Robert E. Slavin, Johns Hopkins University

Comparison of Internal and External Validity Bias in Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Approaches
Mark White*, Ben Hansen, Tim Lycurgus, & Brian Rowan, University of Michigan

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10G. Symposium · Saturday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Social and Emotional Learning in Education Settings

Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives to Enhance Social-Emotional Learning: Evidence from Three Randomized Control Trials

Organizer: Sophia Hwang, New York University
no abstract
Results from an Early Efficacy Study of Connect Science, a Project-Based Learning Program Designed to Integrate Social and Academic Learning
Sara Rimm-Kaufman*, University of Virginia, Eileen Merritt, Arizona State University, Candace Lapan, Wingate University, Jamie DeCoster & Ashley Hunt, University of Virginia, and Nicole Bowers, Arizona State University

The Long-Term Impacts of the CARE Program on Teachers' Well-Being
Patricia A. Jennings*, University of Virginia, Joshua L. Brown, Fordham University, Jennifer L. Frank, Sebrina Doyle, & Yoonkyung Oh, Pennsylvania State University, and Damira Rasheed, The Graduate Center - City University of New York

Development and Preliminary Evaluation of Project RESPECT on Student and Teacher Outcomes Using a Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) Development Framework
Jennifer L. Frank*, Deborah Schussler, Kimberly Kohler, Gwendolyn Deger, Lamiya Khan, Jared Morris, & Emily Sturtz, Pennsylvania State University

Classroom Emotional Ecology: A Networked, Social Emotional Learning Perspective
Sophia H.J. Hwang*, Elise Cappella, & Edward Seidman, New York University

Discussant: Elise Cappella, New York University
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10H. Symposium · Saturday @ 8:30 AM 📅
Organization of Schools and Systems

New Evidence on the Effects of Heat, Crime, Segregation and Socioeconomic Status on Racial Test Score Inequalities

Organizer: Erin Fahle, St. John's University
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Heat and Learning
Josh Goodman, Harvard University, Michael Hurwitz, The College Board, R. Jisung Park*, University of California - Los Angeles, and Jonathan Smith, Georgia State University

Crime and Inequality in Academic Achievement across School Districts in the United States
Gerard Torrats-Espinosa, New York University

The Relationship between Racial Achievement Gaps and Affluence in U.S. School Districts
Kenneth Shores*, Pennsylvania State University, and Demetra Kalogrides, Stanford University

Segregation and Educational Inequality
Sean Reardon, Stanford University, Ericka Weathers*, Pennsylvania State University, Demetra Kalogrides & Heewon Jang, Stanford University, Erin Fahle, St. John's University, and Jenny Buontempo, Stanford University

Discussant: Greg Duncan, University of California - Irvine
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10:15 AM - 11:45 AM: Session 11

11A. Paper Session · Saturday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings

Professional Development and Teacher Practice

Improving Literacy Skills through Teacher Professional Development: Report on Reading Apprenticeship Strategies
Mikhail Pyatigorsky*, IMPAQ International, and Cheri Fancsali, Research Alliance for New York City Schools

How Malleable Is a Teacher's Classroom Practice?: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Field Studies with Classroom Observations
Rachel Garrett*, Martyna Citkowicz, & Ryan Williams, American Institutes for Research

Developing Ambitious Mathematics Instruction through Web-Based Coaching: A Randomized Field Trail
Matthew Kraft*, Brown University, and Heather Hill, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Beyond the Horizon: Examining the Associations Among Professional Development, Teachers' Subject-Matter Knowledge, and Student Achievement
Robert Schoen*, Zahid Kisa, & Amanda Tazaz, Florida State University

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11B. Symposium · Saturday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Early Childhood Education

Where Do PreK Programs Operate Best? Exploring Variation in PreK Access and Quality in Mixed-Delivery Systems

Organizer: Meghan McCormick, MDRC
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Choice in a Mixed-Delivery System: The Role of Program Setting in Families' Decisions about PreK
Rachel Abenavoli*, Elizabeth Miller, Pamela Morris, & Christopher Rodrigues, New York University

Classroom and Instructional Quality in Community-Based and Public School PreK Programs: Evidence from New York City
Meghan McCormick*, Shira Mattera, & Michelle Maier, MDRC, Anne Kou & Pamela Morris, New York University

Does Auspice Matter? Impacts of New Mexico PreK in Public and Nonpublic Settings
Allison Friedman-Krauss*, National Institute for Early Education Research, Jason Hustedt, University of Delaware, Kwanghee Jung & W. Steven Barnett, National Institute for Early Education Research, and Gerilyn Slicker, University of Delaware

Discussant: Maia Connors, Ounce of Prevention Fund
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11C. Paper Session · Saturday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Academic Learning in Education Settings & Social and Emotional Learning in Education Settings

Middle Grades Math

Does Readiness for Eighth-Grade Algebra Matter? Replicating Analyses at a Third Site in Southeast Michigan
David Miller*, Whitney Cade, Ryan Eisner, Jordan Rickles, Kirk Walters, & Nicholas Sorensen, American Institutes for Research

The Influence of Teacher Beliefs on Fidelity and Efficacy of a Technology-Based Curricular System
Philip Sirinides, University of Pennsylvani

Long-Lasting Effects of Ninth-Grade Algebra Reform on College Persistence and Degree Attainment
Takako Nomi*, Saint Louis University, and Stephen W. Raudenbush, University of Chicago

The Role of Identity-Based Motivation in Teachers' Advanced Math Course Placement Decisions
Nicholas Sorensen & Ryan Eisner*, American Institutes for Research, Daphna Oyserman, University of Southern California, and Kirk Walters, American Institutes for Research

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11D. Paper Session · Saturday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Postsecondary Education & Education in Global Contexts

Counseling, Coaching, and Support

Evidence from a Longitudinal Evaluation of a City-Wide College Transition Coaching Intervention
Tamara Linkow, Erin Bumgarner, Hayley Didriksen*, & Kelly Lack, Abt Associates

Experimental Estimates of the Returns to Education Attributable to Enhanced Career Education and Early-Promise Grants
Reuben Ford* & Taylor Hui, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation

The Returns to College Degrees for Credit-Constrained Students: Evidence from Colombia
Tatiana Velasco*, Teachers College, Columbia University, and Fabio Sanchez, School of Economics, Universidad de los Andes

Early Warning Systems for More Effective Student Counseling in Higher Education - Evidence from a Dutch Field Experiment
Simone Plak*, Ilja Cornelisz, Martijn Meeter, & Chris van Klaveren, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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11E. Paper Session · Saturday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Education in Global Contexts & Organization of Schools and Systems

Interplay of Teachers and Students on One Another

Impacts of Within-Classroom Academic Heterogeneity and Ability-Grouping on Teacher Practice
Ha Yeon Kim*, New York University, and Stephanie Jones, Harvard University

A Better School but a Worse Position? The Effects of Marginal School Admissions in Mexico City
Raissa Fabregas, LBJ School of Public Affairs

Sources of Variation in the Connection between Student Grades and Test Scores
Adam Maier, TNTP

Using School Admissions Lotteries to Measure Effects of an Integrated Student Support Model on Students' Academic Achievement
Jordan Lawson*, Laura O'Dwyer, Anastasia E. Raczek, Mary Walsh, Eric Dearing, Claire Foley, & Caroline E. Vuilleumier, Boston College

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11F. Symposium · Saturday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Research Methods

The Methodological Foundations of Replication Sciences

Organizer: Peter M. Steiner, University of Wisconsin - Madison
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A Causal Replication Framework for Designing and Assessing Replication Efforts
Vivian C. Wong*, University of Virginia, and Peter M. Steiner, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Assessing Replication: Lessons for Education Science
Jacob M. Schauer, Northwestern University

A Six-Arm Design Replication Study: Design, Results, and Implications
Bryan Keller, Columbia University

Discussant: Larry Hedges, Northwestern University
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Discussant: Elizabeth Stuart, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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11G. Symposium · Saturday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Research Methods

Trade-Offs and Tensions in Mediational Analyses of Experimental Data

Organizer: Eleanor Harvill, Abt Associates
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Comparing Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Methods in Evaluations with Multiple Treatment Arms: Insights from the Health Profession Opportunity Grants
Daniel Litwok, Abt Associates

The Role of Novice Teacher Mentorship in Improving Student Achievement
Eleanor Harvill*, Shawn Moulton, & Brian Freeman, Abt Associates

Causal Mediation Analysis under One-Sided Partial Compliance
Fan Yang*, University of Denver, and Guanglei Hong, University of Chicago

An Empirical Examination of the Relationship Between Random Assignment Compliance and Impacts in the Evaluation of A Three-Year School Leadership Intervention
Fatih Unlu*, Benjamin Master, Louis T. Mariano, & Jonathan Schweig, RAND

Discussant: Elizabeth Stuart, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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11H. Paper Session · Saturday @ 10:15 AM 📅
Education Policy & Education in Global Contexts

Incentivizing Improved Outcomes

Long Run Effects of Short-Term Early Childhood Education Subsidies
Nozomi Nakajima, Harvard University

Incentivizing Equity? The Effects of Performance-Based Funding Equity Provisions on Reducing Disparities in College Persistence and Completion
Monnica Chan, Harvard University, Zachary Mabel, College Board, and Preeya Pandya Mbekeani*, Harvard University

Long-Term Impacts of Alternative Approaches to Increase Schooling: Evidence from a Scholarship Program in Cambodia
Felipe Barrera-Osorio* & Andreas de Barros, Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Deon Filmer, World Bank

Impact Evaluation of Public Schools' Monitoring Program in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan
Booyuel Kim, Hee-Seung Yang, & Inayat Ullah*, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, South Korea

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