2015 AERA Presentations

Researchers from UChicago Consortium presented new findings from a number of studies at the 2015 American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference in Chicago, IL, from Thursday, April 16 to Monday, April 20. 

-How Do Strong School Leaders Influence Instruction and Learning: Evidence From 12 Chicago Public Schools
Amber Stitziel Pareja, Molly F. Gordon, and Holly Hart
Thursday, April 16, 12:00 - 1:30

-They Are Not All The Same: Estimating and Explaining the Effect of Institutions on Their Students' Probability of Graduation
Matthew Holsapple, Thomas Kelley-Kemple, David W. Johnson, and Melissa Roderick
Thursday, April 16, 2:15 - 3:45

-When Schools Close: Understanding Enrollment Patterns in Chicago
Molly F. Gordon, Marisa de la Torre, Jennifer Cowhy, and Paul Moore
Friday, April 17, 8:15 - 10:15

-An Empirical Study of National Board Certification and Teaching Effectiveness
Lauren Sartain
Friday, April 17, 2:15 - 3:45

-Exploring Issues of College Readiness and Success in New York City
Jenny Nagaoka
Friday, April 17, 4:05 - 5:35

-The Consortium on Chicago School Research: Taking Stock of 25 Years of Research-Practice Partnership
Penny Bender Sebring and Elaine Allensworth
Saturday, April 18, 8:15 - 10:15

-Creating Equitable Curricular Opportunities in Large School Districts: Successes and Challenges
Elaine Allensworth
Saturday, April 18, 10:35 - 12:05

-Demands for Authentic Intellectual Work in Teacher Assignments
Holly Hart, Jennifer Cowhy, Kavita Kapadia Matsko, and Susan E. Sporte
Saturday, April 18, 10:35 - 12:05

-The Role of Teacher Leadership in How Principals Influence Classroom Instruction and Student Learning in Urban High Schools
James Sebastian, Haigen Huang, and Elaine Allensworth
Saturday, April 18, 2:45 - 4:15

-Indicators of College Readiness: Moving Beyond Benchmarks
Matthew Holsapple and Melissa Roderick
Saturday, April 18, 2:45 - 4:15

-Interactive Knowledge Building Through Research on Teacher Evaluation in Chicago
Susan E. Sporte and Jennie Y. Jiang
Sunday, April 19, 12:25 - 1:55

-A Comparison of Factors Determining the Transition to Postsecondary Education Among Marginalized Youth in Toronto and Chicago
Jenny Nagaoka
Sunday, April 19, 4:05 - 5:35