2014 AERA Presentations

Researchers from UChicago Consortium presented new findings from a number of studies at the 2014 American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference in Philadelphia, PA, from Tuesday, April 3 to Monday, April 7. 

-The Signaling, Screening, and Professional Development Effects of national Board Certification: Evidence from Chicago
Lauren Sartain and Lisa Barrow
Thursday, April 3, 12:00 - 1:30

-Developing and Validating Measures of Noncognitive Factors in Middle and High School Students
Rachel Levenstein, Courtney Thompson, and Camille Farrington
Saturday, April 5, 8:15 - 10:15

-Sorting and Supporting: Why Double-Dose Algebra Led to Better Test Scores but More Course Failures
Elaine Allensworth and Takako Nomi
Saturday, April 5, 10:35 - 12:05

-Online and Face-to-Face Credit Recovery in Algebra I for At-Risk Ninth Graders: Third-Year Results
Elaine Allensworth and Valerie Michelman
Saturday, April 5, 2:45 - 4:15

-Does Teacher Evaluation Improve School Performance? Experimental Evidence from Chicago's Excellence in Teaching Project
Lauren Sartain and Matthew Steinberg
Sunday, April 6, 12:25 - 1:55

-Getting Back on Track: Payoffs to Expanding Summer Credit Recovery in Ninth-Grade Algebra
Elaine Allensworth and Takako Nomi
Monday, April 7, 8:15 - 9:45

-A Framework for Selecting Effective Indicators: Lessons From Chicago's Free Application for Federal Student Aid Tracking System
Jenny Nagaoka
Monday, April 7, 8:15 - 9:45

-How Have Racial and Gender Gaps Changed Through the Decades? An Empirical Examination of Disparities in High School Outcomes Using Contextual Frameworks
Elaine Allensworth, René Crespin, and Marisa de la Torre
Monday, April 7, 12:25 - 1:55