The Research Alliance at AERA's 2014 Annual Meeting

The Research Alliance will be participating in the American Education Research Association’s 2014 annual meeting in Philadelphia, from April 3-April 7.

Thursday, April 3, 12:00-1:00pm

Executive Director James Kemple will participate in “The ‘Portfolio’ Model and the Future of U.S. Urban School Reform: Lessons From New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Beyond.” The moderated panel will look at the experiences of urban districts that have, to some degree, developed varied “portfolios” of school types in recent years.

Saturday, April 5, 8:15-10:15am

“Deeper Learning Opportunities and Outcomes: Evidence in the Midst of a Debate,” a paper co-authored by Micha Segeritz, Data Manager & Lead Technical analyst, will be presented as part of a session on National Standards and Curricula: Challenges Here and Abroad. The paper will be presented by the American Institutes for Research.

Sunday, April 6, 4:05-5:35pm

Jonathan Supovitz (University of Pennsylvania) and Research Associate Lisa Merrill will present “Predictors of Common Core Mathematics Instruction,” as part of a session on “Teachers’ Instructional Practices and Students’ Mathematical Learning.”

Monday April 7, 10:35am-12:05pm

IES-PIRT Fellow Christine Baker-Smith is presenting “Pathways to an Elite Education: Application, Admission, and Matriculation to New York City’s Specialized High Schools,” as part of a session on Parental Choices.

Monday, April 7, 12:25-1:55pm

Richard Ingersoll (University of Pennsylvania) and Research Associate Lisa Merrill will present “The Changing Face of the Teaching Force: 1987 to 2012” as part of a roundtable session on the Policy, Social, and Organizational Context of Teachers. The paper explores whether and how the elementary and secondary teaching force has changed in the last decades.

For full conference schedule and more details, visit the AERA website.

Posted 3/27/14