2019 APPAM Fall Research Conference

Rising to the Challenge: Engaging Diverse Perspectives on Issues and Evidence
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 12:00am to Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 12:00am


Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, CO

Come see us at The 2019 Fall APPAM Research Conference on November 7-9, 2019 at Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel | Denver, CO
Thursday November 7, 2019

Panel paper: A Decade of Growth in Academic Achievement Gaps: Common Core, Segregation, or Other Factors?. Rebecca Hinze-Pifer, University of Illinois and Sean Reardon, Stanford University

Panel paper: Uneven Progress: Trends in District-Level Opportunity. Carrie Townley Flores, Kaylee Matheny, Marissa Thompson and Sean Reardon, Stanford University

Panel paper: Vanished Classmates: The Effects of Local Immigration Enforcement on School Enrollment. Mark A. Murphy and Thomas Dee, Stanford University

Panel paper: Pathways to Inequality: Segregation and Racial Disparities in School District Expenditures. Victoria E. Sosina, Stanford University and Ericka S. Weathers, Pennsylvania State University

Panel paper: Connecting Students with Financial Aid: Evidence from a Field Experiment. Bridget Terry Long, Harvard University, Eric Bettinger and Monica G. Lee, Stanford University

Panel paper: Unpacking the Water Crisis: Evidence from Flint, Michigan on the Causal Effects of Lead in Drinking Water on Child Educational Outcomes. Sam Trejo, Stanford University, Gloria Yeomans-Maldonado, University of Michigan, Brian Jacob, University of Michigan, Eric Schwartz, University of Michigan, Jacob Abernathy, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Jared Webb, University of Michigan

Saturday November 9, 2019

Panel paper: What Does Free Community College Buy? Early Impacts from the Oregon Promise. Oded Gurantz, University of Missouri

Panel paper: Promise Program Impacts on Enrollment, Graduation, and Debt. Lily Fesler, Stanford University and Matea Pender, The College Board

Panel paper: Local Promise Programs and Employment Dynamics. Brad Hershbein, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Nathan Sotherland, W.E. Upjohn Institute for
Employment Research, Edward Smith, Kresge Foundation, Jing Cai, University of Maryland, and Lily Fesler, Stanford University

Panel paper: Validation Methods for Aggregate-Level Test Scale Linking: A Case Study Mapping School District Test Score Distributions to a Common Scale. Andrew D. Ho, Harvard University, Demetra Kalogrides and Sean Reardon, Stanford University

Panel paper: The Unwavering SES Achievement Gap: Trends in U.S. Student Performance. Eric Hanushek, Stanford University, Paul E. Peterson, Harvard UniversityLaura M Talpey, Stanford University, Ludger Woessmann, ifo Institute, and M. Danish Shakeel, Stanford University

Panel paper: The Role of Philanthropy in Public Education: The Case of the Broad Foundation. Thomas Dee, Stanford University, Susanna Loeb, Brown University, and Ying Shi, Syracuse University

Panel paper: It’s about Timing – When Does Supporting Parents Work Best?. Kalena Cortes, Texas A&M University, Hans Fricke, Stanford University, Susanna Loeb, Brown University, David S. Song, Stanford University, and Ben York, Parent Powered

Panel paper: The Population Response to Changes in Passing Standards for Teacher Candidates. Heather Buzick, ETS and Lief Esbenshade, Stanford University

Panel paper: s Effective Teacher Evaluation Sustainable? Evidence from DCPS. Thomas Dee, Stanford University, Jessalynn James and James Wyckoff, University of Virginia

Panel paper: Building City-Wide Systems of Opportunity for Children: Initial Lessons from the By All Means Consortium. Jessica C. Boyle, Stanford University and Lynne Sacks, Harvard University