Irma Perez-Johnson

Degree: 
Ph.D. in Education Policy, Graduate School of Education May 2008
Year of Graduation: 
2008
Dissertation Topic: 
Parsing Hispanic-White Achievement Gaps: The Influence of Individual, Family, and School Factors on Mathematics Achievement in the Elementary Grades
Current Position: 
Senior Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Presentations: 
  • Perez-Johnson, I. (2007, June). "Parsing Achievement Gaps: The Influence of Individual, Family, and School Factors on the Evolution of Hispanic-White Achievement Differences in Mathematics the Elementary Grades" Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Institute of Education Sciences, Washington, D.C.

  • “The Case for Early Targeted Interventions to Prevent Academic Failure.” Draft paper presented at the 2006 Department of Education Reform Conference, Kansas City, MO, October 20, 2006 (lead author, with Rebecca Maynard).

  • “What is Well-Begun: The Promise of Early Childhood Education Programs to Improve the School Readiness and Long-Term Prospects of Poor Children.” Draft policy brief for the Robin Hood Foundation, September 2006 (lead author, with Rebecca Maynard).