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Research Alliance Team Presents at AERA 2024

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is holding its annual conference this week in Philadelphia (April 11-14). This year’s theme is “dismantling racial injustice and constructing educational possibilities.” The Research Alliance is participating in a variety of sessions: 

  • On Friday, April 12, Kathryn Hill will present with Zitsi Mirakur and Kaitlyn O'Hagan on “Staffing Interventions to Support Students Experiencing Homelessness: Evidence from New York City” during the 3:05 p.m. session on Policies to Address Inequality.
  • On Friday, April 12, Cheri Fancsali will present a poster on “Building Computational Thinking (CT) Readiness for All: A Planning Tool for Guiding the School-Wide Integration of CT” during the 4:55 p.m. session titled Moving toward Just and Equitable Access to Computing Education.
  • On Friday, April 12, Xia Li, Rishika Jain, and Janice Lee will present their paper on “Computer Science Course Taking and College Major Declaration: Longitudinal Evidence From a Large Urban District” during the 4:55 p.m. session. 
  • On Saturday, April 13, Cheri Fancsali will chair a symposium on “Transforming Computer Science Classrooms for Social Justice: Developing an Equity Ecosystem in an Urban District” at 7:45 a.m. Cheri Fancsali, Kathryn Hill, and June Mark (EDC) will also present their paper on “Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, and Implementation of Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Practices in CS Education” at the 7:45 a.m. session.
  • On Saturday, April 13, the Research Alliance’s Computer Science for All study team will present a poster co-authored with Christy Crawford (from NYC Public Schools) and June Mark on “Expanding Equity in Computer Science: Lessons from a Teacher Survey in a Large Urban District” during the 11:25 a.m. session. 
  • On Sunday, April 14, Cheri Fancsali will serve as the discussant for a symposium on “Distributed Leadership to Sustain Literacy Learning for Teachers and Adolescents: Lessons Across Time and Contexts” during the 11:25 a.m. session. 
  • On Sunday, April 14, Kathryn Hill will join Zitsi Mirakhur, Sarah LaCour, Elise Castillo, Alexandra Friedus, Adriana Villavicencio, Erica Turner, Richard Blissett, and Amy Stuart Wells in a symposium on “The Persistence of School Segregation and Opportunities for Change: Lessons from New York City” at 9:35 a.m.

We hope to see you there! For more information, please visit the AERA website