AEFP 2018 Research Conference

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AEFP 2018 Research Conference

Join AEFP President Susan Dynarski and EPI scholars at 23 sessions at AEFP's annual conference in Portland OR

WHEN:
Thursday, March 15, 2018 8:30 am to Saturday, March 17, 2018 1:30 pm
Location: 
Hilton Portland & Executive Towers, Portland Oregon

Thursday, March 15, 2018

 

Concurrent Session I: 1.01 - Serving At-Risk Postsecondary Students

8:30 am to 10:00 am, Broadway 1

    Chair: Silvia Robles

 

Concurrent Session I: 1.04 - Supply, Demand & Quality in the Market for Early Childhood

8:30 am to 10:00 am, Broadway 4

    Christina Weiland, University of Michigan. By What School-level Factors do Parents of Young Children Rank Schools? Evidence from an urban public school choice program. Rebecca Unterman, MDRC. (Paper panel)

 

Concurrent Session II: 2.03 - Accountability and Testing Throughout the Grade Spans

10:15 am to 11:45 am, Broadway 3

    Paper Panel: Matthew A. Lenard, Wake County Public School System. Math Acceleration in Elementary School: Access and effects on student outcomes. Steven W. Hemelt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B. Aspacia Stafford, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (Paper panel)

 

Poster Presentation: Brown-bag lunch and Poster Session 1

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Atrium

    Thomas Goldring, University of Michigan. The Long-term Effects of High School Accountability Under No Child Left Behind. (Poster presentation)

 

Concurrent Session III: 3.01 - College in High School?

1:15 pm to 2:45 pm, Broadway 1

    Paper Panel: Steven W. Hemelt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dual-credit Courses and the Road to College: Experimental evidence from Tennessee. Nathaniel L. Schwartz, Tennessee Department of Education, Susan M. Dynarski, University of Michigan. (Paper panel)

 

Concurrent Session III: 3.02 - The Effects of Social Problems on Educational Outcomes

1:15 pm to 2:45 pm, Broadway 2

    Chair: Joshua Hyman

 

Concurrent Session III: 3.04 - The Effects of Preschool

1:15 pm to 2:45 pm, Broadway 4

    Chair: Christina Weiland

 

Concurrent Session III: 3.06 - Racial Disparities in student loan debt: Implications for research and policy

1:15 pm to 2:45 pm, Galleria 2

    Chair: Susan M. Dynarski

 

Concurrent Session IV: 4.10 - New Insights on the Effects of Head Start

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, Studio

    Anna Shapiro, University of Michigan. What's in a Definition? Special needs subgroup analysis in the head start impact study. Christina Weiland, University of Michigan. (Paper panel)

 

Featured Policy Talks: From Research to Policy: How to Communicate with Policymakers

4:45 pm to 6:15 pm, Galleria 1

    Discussant: Susan Dynarski

 

Friday, March 16, 2018

 

Concurrent Session V: 5.02 - The Many Missions of Community Colleges

8:30 am to 10:00 am, Broadway 2

    Paper Panel: Silvia Robles, University of Michigan. The Effect of Course Scarcity on Community College Students: Evidence from waitlist cutoffs. Max Gross, University of Michigan, Robert Fairlie, University of California, Thomas Barrios, True Car - Inc.

 

Concurrent Session V: 5.06 - Evidence on Comprehensive Supports for College Degree Attainment

8:30 am to 10:00 am, Galleria 2

    Policy Talk: Steven W. Hemelt

 

Concurrent Session V: 5.07 - Unexplored Determinants of College Admissions and Enrollment

8:30 am to 10:00 am, Galleria 3

    Tianshu Guo, Columbia University. Are Regional Quotas Fair? Simulating merit-based college admissions using unique student-level data from China. Prashant Loyalka, Stanford University, Xiaoyang Ye, University of Michigan. (Paper panel)

 

Concurrent Session V: 5.12 - Costs and Funding for Higher Education

8:30 am to 10:00 am, Park

    Kevin Stange, University of Michigan. The Curious Costs of College: Program-level differences and lessons from candidate cost drivers. Steven W. Hemelt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Fernando Furquim, University of Michigan, Cassandra Baxter, University of Michigan. (Paper panel)

 

Concurrent Session VI: 6.03 - Health, environment, geography and information: the lesser studied parts of policies

10:15 am to 11:45 am, Broadway 3

    Paper: Daniel Kreisman The Effect of Auto Emission Reductions on Student Health and Achievement: Evidence from Georgia's Diesel Bus Retrofit Program

 

Panel: 7.02-College Costs, Repayment, and Information

1:15 pm to 2:45 pm, Broadway 2

    Chair:Susan Dynarski

 

Concurrent Session VII: 7.08- Effects of Changes in the Supply Side of Higher Education

1:15 pm to 2:45 pm, Council

    Paper Panel: Mark Umbricht, Kevin Stange, University of Michigan. Variation in and Consequences of Undergraduate Class Size. Kevin Stange, University of Michigan. (Paper panel)

 

Concurrent Session VII: 7.11 - The Effects of School Finance Reform in China

1:15 pm to 2:45 pm, Directors

    Fengming Lu, Duke University. Intergovernmental Transfer Under Heterogeneous Accountability: The effects of the 2006 China Rural School Finance Reform. Yanqing Ding, Peking University, Xiaoyan Ye, University of Michigan. (Paper panel)

 

Saturday, March 17, 2018

 

Concurrent Session IX: Panel: 9.10 - Issues in Intra- District Equity

8:30 am to 10:00 am, Forum

    Erin Lane, University of Michigan. Socioeconomic Disparities in School Resources: New evidence from within-districts. Erin Lane, University of Michigan, Robert Linden, University of California, Kevin Stange, University of Michigan. (Paper panel)

 

Concurrent Session X: 10.01 - Light-touch Interventions to Encourage College Enrollment and Persistence

10:15 am to 11:45 am, Broadway 1

    Joshua Hyman, University of Connecticut. Information and College Enrollment: Evidence from a statewide experiment in Michigan. Venessa Keesler, Michigan Department of Education. (Paper panel)

 

Concurrent Session X: 10.10 - Changes to teacher evaluation systems

10:15 am to 11:5 am, Forum

    Sarah Reckhow, Michigan State. Did Research Inform the National Policy Debate on Teacher Evaluation? Sarah Galey, Michigan State University, Megan Tompkins-Stange, University of Michigan. (Paper panel)

 

Concurrent Session X: 10.11 - Effect of Policy Changes on Enrollment

10:15 am to 11:5 am, Studio

    Chair:Kevin Stange

 

Concurrent Session XI: 11.06 - College Intentions and Readiness

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Galleria 1

    Chair: Steven W. Hemelt

Hosted By

Education Policy Initiative (EPI)