2018 APPAM Fall Research Conference

Evidence for Action: Encouraging Innovation and Improvement
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:00am to Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 12:00am


Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC

Come see us at The 2018 Fall APPAM Research Conference on November 8-10, 2018 at Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC

Thursday November 8, 2018

Panel: Immigration Enforcement and Education
Panel Chairs: Ying Shi, Stanford University

Friday November 9, 2018

Panel: Using Field Experiments to Examine Parent and Provider Decisions in the ECE Market
Discussants: Susanna Loeb, Brown University and Chris Doss, RAND Corporation

Panel Paper: Can Friendly Text Messages Help Parents Navigate a Complex Application Process for Early Education Programs? Experimental Evidence from New Orleans
Lindsay Bell Weixler, Tulane University, Daphna Bassok, University of Virginia, Jon Valant, Brookings Institution, Justin Brian Doromal, University of Virginia, and Alica Gerry, Tulane University

Panel: Utilizing Behavioral Insights to Inform Federal Education Policy
Discussants: Daniel Klasik, George Washington University

Special Events: Peter. H Rossi Award: Roiling the Waters: Controversy over the First Longitudinal Randomized Study of a State Pre-K Program
Speakers: Mark W. Lipsey, Vanderbilt University, Douglas Besharov, University of Maryland, College Park, Eric Hanushek, Stanford University, Rebecca Maynard, University of Pennsylvania and Larry Orr, Johns Hopkins University

Panel Paper: Back to School: Impacts of State Aid for Non-Traditional Students
Oded Gurantz, University of Missouri

Panel Paper: Understanding the Role of Market Entries and Exits in System-Wide Improvement Efforts in Early Childhood Education
Justin Brian Doromal, University of Virginia, Daphna Bassok, University of Virginia, Thomas Dee, Stanford University, and Scott Latham, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Getting Effective Educators in Schools Serving Disadvantaged Students
Andrew Morgan, University of Illinois, Chicago, Minh Thac Nguyen, University of Illinois, Chicago, Eric Hanushek, Stanford University, Ben Ost, University of Illinois, Chicago, and Steven Rivkin, University of Illinois, Chicago

Panel Paper: Lessons from New York City’s Small Schools of Choice about High-School Features That Promote Graduation for Disadvantaged Students
Rebecca Unterman, MDRC, Howard Bloom, MDRC, Pei Zhu, MDRC, and Sean Reardon, Stanford University

Saturday November 10, 2018

Panel: The Many Faces of School Accountability
Discussants: Thomas Dee, Stanford University

Panel Paper: The Differing Dimensions of Student Assessments: Accountability Reforms Around the World
Annika B. Bergbauer, ifo Institute, Eric Hanushek, Stanford University, and Ludger Woessmann, University of Munich

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: The Effects of Accountability Incentives in Early Childhood Education: Evidence from Tennessee
Daphna Bassok, University of Virginia, Thomas Dee, Stanford University, and Scott Latham, Princeton University

Panel Paper: Realizing Your College Potential? Impacts of College Board’s Realize Your College Potential Campaign on Postsecondary Enrollment
Jessica Howell, The College Board, Oded Gurantz, Stanford University, Michael Drew Hurwitz, The College Board, and Matea Pender, The College Board

Panel Paper: Employee Absences, Temporary Workers, and Productivity: Evidence from Regular and Substitute Teachers
Jing Liu, Brown University, Susanna Loeb, Brown University, and Ying Shi, Stanford University

Poster Paper: Can Machine Learning Improve Early Warning Indicators for High School Dropouts?
Lily Fesler and Thomas Dee, Stanford University

Panel Paper: Impact of Early College Opportunities on English Learners
Angela Johnson and Diana Mercado-Garcia, Stanford University

Poster Paper: The Impact of Low-Income Housing Developments on the Composition of Neighborhood Schools
Elise Dizon-Ross, Stanford University