2017 APPAM Fall Research Conference

Topic: 
Measurement Matters: Better Data for Better Decisions
Date: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, November 4, 2017 (All day)

Location: 
Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL

Come and see us discuss/participate/present at The 2017 Fall APPAM Research Conference on November 2-4, 2017 at Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL

Thursday November 2, 2017

Panel Paper: Can the Elimination of Aid Towards For-Profit Colleges Shift Student Enrollment? California as Case Study
Oded Gurantz, Stanford University, Shayak Sarkar, Harvard University, and Ryan Sakoda, Harvard University

Panel Paper: Effect of Growth Mindset on Achievement: Evidence from California CORE School Districts
Susanna Loeb, Stanford University, and Susana Claro, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Panel Paper: A Scalable Group-Based Procedure for Assessing Student’s Executive Functioning in Classrooms
Jelena Obradovic and Michael Sulik, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Measuring and Charting the Development of Student Social-Emotional Learning: Evidence from the First Large-Scale Panel Survey of Students
Heather Hough, Stanford University, Susanna Loeb, Stanford University, Robert H. Meyer, Education Analytics, Andrew B. Rice, Education Analytics, and Martin R West, Harvard University

Panel Paper: Using Surveys of Social-Emotional Learning and School Climate for Accountability and Continuous Improvement
Heather Hough, Stanford University, Susanna Loeb, Stanford University, and Demetra Kalogrides, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Measuring School Effects on Social-Emotional Learning: Evidence from the First Large-Scale Panel Survey of Students
Heather Hough, Stanford University, Susanna Loeb, Stanford University, Robert H. Meyer, Education Analytics, Andrew B. Rice, Education Analytics, and Martin R West, Harvard University

Friday November 3, 2017

Panel Paper: Looking into Classrooms: Using Text-As-Data Methods to Understand Beneficial Teacher Practices at Scale
Jing Liu, Stanford University

Panel: Determinants of and Policy Options for Reducing Racial/Ethnic Achievement Gaps Across the U.S.
Discussants: Sean Reardon, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Performance Information and Personnel Decisions in the Public Sector: The Case of School Principals
Julie Berry Cullen, University of California, San Diego, Eric Hanushek, Stanford University, Gregory Phelan, University of Texas, Dallas and Steven Rivkin, University of Illinois, Chicago

Panel Paper: District-Created Pathways to Teaching: Can Districts Utilize a Reduced-Barrier-to-Teaching Approach to Recruit Teachers with Needed Skills and Experiences?
Susanna Loeb and Jane Rochmes, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Cooperating Teacher As Model and Coach: A District-Wide Portrait
Kavita Kapadia Matsko, National Louis University, Matthew Ronfeldt, University of Michigan, Hillary Greene, University of Michigan, Joshua Klugman, Temple University, Michelle Reininger, Stanford University, and Stacey Brockman, University of Michigan

Panel Paper: Principals Strategies to Improve Teaching: The Case of Tenure Reform?
Julia J. Cohen, University of Virginia, Susanna Loeb, Stanford University, Luke C. Miller, University of Virginia, Anisah Waite, University of Virginia, and James H Wyckoff1, University of Virginia

Panel Paper: Teachers' Unions, School Board Politics, and District Performance
Ying Shi, Stanford University and John Singleton, University of Rochester

Saturday November 4 2017

Panel: Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Information on Prospective College Students
Discussants: Prashant Loyalka, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in School District Funding
Ericka S. Weathers and Victoria E. Sosina, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Bilingual Education and the Short and Longer-Term Outcomes of English Language Learners
Eric Hanushek, Stanford University, Steven Rivkin, University of Illinois, Chicago and Jeffrey Schiman, Georgia Southern University

Panel Paper: Through the Looking Glass: Can Classroom Observation and Coaching Improve Teacher Performance in Brazil?
Barbara Bruns, Center for Global Development, Leandro Costa, World Bank and Nina Cunha, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Measuring Teacher Quality: Does the Common Core Make a Difference?
Jessalynn James, University of Virginia, Thomas Dee, Stanford University, Aaron Robert Phipps, University of Virginia and James Wyckoff, University of Virginia

Panel Paper: Simplification, Assistance, and Incentives: A Randomized Experiment to Increase College Savings
Bridget Long, Harvard University and Eric Bettinger, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Full speed ahead: How college-level coursework in high school increases the depth of study in college
Oded Gurantz, Michael Drew Hurwitz, The College Board, and Jonathan Smith, The College Board

Panel Paper: Assessing and Improving the Quality of Higher Education: An International Study
Prashant Loyalka, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Admissions Matching Mechanism and College Choice: Natural Experimental Evidence From 30 Million Chinese High School Graduates
Prashant Loyalka, Stanford University, and Xiaoyang Ye, University of Michigan

Panel Paper: Engaging Teachers: Measuring the Impact of Teachers on Student Attendance in Secondary School
Jing Liu, Stanford University, and Susanna Loeb, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Human Capital Accumulation and Specialization among Childhood Immigrants
Marcos A. Rangel, Duke University, and Ying Shi, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Virtual Course-Taking and Credit-Recovery in Florida
Daniel Berger, University of Michigan, Cassandra Hart, University of California - Davis, Brian Jacob, University of Michigan, and Susanna Loeb, Stanford University