Type: Public event

APPAM 2017 Fall Research Conference

November 2-4 Hayatt Regency, Chicago IL


Join Education Policy Initiative Scholars as they present at APPAM

Date & time

Nov 2-4, 2017, 8:00 am-5:00 pm EDT


Hyatt Regency, Regency Ballroom West Tower
151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601, UNITED STATES

Education Policy Initiative Panel Presentations
APPAM Fall 2017, Hyatt Regency Chicago


Thursday, November 2, 2017

Panel: Schools, Neighborhoods, and Inequality: Lessons from Magnets, Charters, and School Desegregation
8:30-10:00 am, Comiskey
Discussant: Joshua Hyman

Panel: College Enrollment, Internships and Success
8:30-10:00 am, Soldier Field
Discussant: Kevin Stange
Panel Paper: Choosing Charter Schools in North Carolina: What Do Parents Value?
10:15-11:45 am, Horner
Helen Ladd, Charles Clotfelter, Steven W. Hemelt and Mavzuna Turaeva

Panel: New Evidence on the Effects of Teachers’ Unions on Student Outcomes, Teacher Labor Markets, and the Allocation of School Resources
10:15-11:45 am, Comiskey
Panel Organizer: Joshua Hyman

Panel Paper:  School Finance Reforms, Teachers’ Unions, and the Allocation of School Resources
10:15-11:45 am, Comiskey
Eric Brunner, Joshua Hyman and Andrew Ju

Poster Paper: More Gains Than Score Gains? High School Accountability and College Success
12:00-1:30 pm, Regency Ballroom
Daniel Hubbard

Panel Paper: Sustaining Impacts of High-Quality PreK through Third Grade: Lessons from a Partnership with the Boston Public School District
1:45-3:15 pm, Soldier Field
Meghan McCormick, Christina Weiland, JoAnn Hsueh and Jacob Sachs

Panel Paper: Education Policy and Mental Health
1:45-3:15 pm, Comiskey
Joshua Hyman

Panel Paper: All Work and No Play? Evidence on Instructional Time in Kindergarten from New York City Public Schools
1:45-3:15 pm, Acapulco
Amy Claessens, Mimi Engel and Robin Tepper Jacob

Panel: Measuring Social-Emotional Learning in Public Education Systems: Findings from the First Large-Scale Panel Survey of Students
3:30-5:00 pm, San Francisco
Discussant: Brian Jacob

Friday, November 3, 2017

Panel: Unpacking Charter School Effects
8:30-10:00 am, Gold Coast
Panel Organizer: Silvia Ceballos Robles

Panel Paper: Estimating the Effects of a Large Network of For-Profit Charter Schools
8:30-10:00 am, Gold Coast
Silvia Ceballos Robles, Susan Dynarski, Daniel Hubbard and Brian Jacob

Panel: High School to College Transitions
8:30-10:00 am, Columbian
Discussant: Kevin Stange 

Panel Paper: Dual-Credit Courses and the Road to College: Experimental Evidence from Tennessee
8:30-10:00 am, Columbian
Steven Hemelt, Nathaniel Schwartz and Susan Dynarski

Panel Paper: Trajectories of Student Disadvantage: Unpacking Free/Reduced Price Lunch Eligibility Across Childhood
10:15-11:45 am, Water Tower
Peter Rich and Katherine Michelmore

Panel Paper: Lessons from the Implementation of Three K-12 Career Technical Education Programs for Understanding Sectoral and Career Pathways Training for Youth
1:30-3:00 pm, Wrigley
Rachel Rosen

Special Events: Education and Economic Mobility: What Have We Learned?
3:15-4:45 pm, Comiskey
Speakers: Susan Dynarski, Lashawn Richburg-Hayes and Judith Scott-Clayton

Roundtable: What Can We Learn from Experimental and Non-Experimental Evaluations of the Workforce Investment Act?
3:15-4:45 pm, Stetson E
Speaker: Jeffrey Smith

Panel Paper: The Supply-Side Response to Increased Demand for Higher Education: Case Study Evidence from Four Michigan Community Colleges
3:15-4:45 pm, Columbian
Kevin Stange, John Bound and Jeffrey Smith

Panel Paper: Does Cooperating Teachers’ Instructional Effectiveness Improve Preservice Teachers’ Future Performance?
3:15-4:45 pm, Wrigley
Matthew Ronfeldt, Stacey Brockman and Shanyce Campbell

Panel Paper: Cooperating Teacher as Model and Coach: A District-Wide Portrait
3:15-4:45 pm, Wrigley
Kavita Kapadia Matsko, Matthew Ronfeldt, Hillary Greene, Joshua Klugman, Michelle Reininger and Stacey Brockman

Special Events: Presidential Address & APPAM Awards
5:00 PM-6:30 PM, Crystal B

Special Events: Spencer Reception
6:30 PM-8:00 PM, Crystal Ballroom A,C, and Foyer


Saturday, November 4, 2017   

Panel: Ways to Improve Teacher Performance
8:30-10:00 am, Picasso
Panel Chair: Christina Weiland

Panel: School Finance and Equity in the Age of
Ambitious School Reform: Evidence from California, Kentucky, and Michigan
10:15-11:45 am, Comiskey
Panel Organizer: Sarah Cannon

Panel Paper: Money Blowing Through: The Effect of Wind Development on School Finances
10:15-11:45 am, Comiskey
Sarah Cannon and Sarah B. Mills

Panel: Meeting All Parents Where They Are: A New Generation of Strengths-Based Technology Interventions
10:15-11:45 am, Stetson BC
Panel Organizer: Christina Weiland

Panel Paper: Text-Based Mentoring to Support Positive Child Development and Maternal Health and Well Being
10:15-11:45 am, Stetson BC
Eleanor Martin, Christina Weiland and Lindsay Page

Panel: Accountability, Funding, and Outcomes in Education
10:15-11:45 am, Columbian
Discussant: Daniel Hubbard

Panel: Experimental Evidence on the Effect of Information on Prospective College Students
10:15-11:45 am, Water Tower
Panel Chair: Silvia Ceballos Robles
Discussant: Katherine Michelmore

Panel Paper: Making Information Work for Low-Income Students in College Choice: Experimental Evidence Under Centralized Admissions
10:15-11:45 am, Water Tower
Xiaoyang Ye, Yanqing Ding, Liping Ma, Yindue Wu, Jim Yang

Panel Paper: Virtual Course-Taking and Credit-Recovery in Florida
1:45-3:15 pm, Columbian
Daniel Berger, Cassandra Hart, Brian Jacob and Susanna Loeb

Panel: College Readiness: Skills, Assessment, and Remediation
1:45-3:15 pm, Water Tower
Discussant: Silvia Ceballos Robles

Panel: The Impact of Policy, Accountability, and Funders on Institutional Behavior
3:30-5:00 pm Columbian
Discussant: Thomas Goldring

Panel Paper: Admissions Matching Mechanism and College Choice: Natural Experimental Evidence from 30 Million Chinese High School Graduates
3:30-5:00 pm, Water Tower
Prashant Loyalka and Xiaoyang Ye