This week, Research Alliance staff will be sharing findings from our work at the 46th Annual Conference of the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) and at the 2021 SIGCSE Technical Symposium. The presentation schedule is as follows:
Thursday, March 18
- At the AEFP conference, Drs. Zitsi Mirakhur and Kathryn Hill will be presenting "Examining Three Models for Supporting Students Who Experience Homelessness: Evidence from New York City": This paper summarizes early findings about efforts to bolster the work of NYC schools serving large proportions of homeless students.
- At the SIGCSE Technical Symposium, Dr. Cheri Fancsali and Dr. Hill will present “Bridging Professional Development to Practice: Using School Support Visits to Build Teacher Confidence in Delivering Equitable CS Instruction.” This work draws on findings from the Research Alliance’s ongoing evaluation of NYC’s CS4All initiative.
Friday, March 19
- At the AEFP conference, Hill and Mirakhur will present "Examining the Importance of School Context for Persisting Students": This paper examines the association between school context and persisting students' graduation outcomes.
Saturday, March 20
- At the SIGCSE Technical Symposium, Dr. Mirakhur and Research Analyst Ethan Crasto will present a poster examining the relationship between computer science instruction and academic outcomes in other subjects.