Archived Lectures - Fall 2011

September 26

Designing a Study for Scale-Up: The College Ambition Program - www.collegeambition.org

Barbara Schneider, Professor, Educational Administration & Sociology, Michigan State University
Click here for: Powerpoint Presentation (PDF); Click here for: Videotaped Lecture

October 3

AYP Decisions: An Alternate Estimate

Kim Maier, Assistant Professor, Measurement and Quantitative Methods, Michigan State University
Click here for: Powerpoint Presentation (PDF)Click here for: Videotaped Lecture

October 10

The Role of SEAs in Federal Education Policy

Mitchell Chester, Commissioner of Education, Massachusetts, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
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October 17

Next Steps in Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems: Making Use of the Data to Inform Policy and Practice

Nancy Smith, Principal Consultant, DataSmith Solutions, LLC
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October 31

Evaluating the Effects of Child Care Policies on Children's Cognitive Development and Maternal Labor Supply

Drew Griffen, IES Fellow
Lecture was not recorded.

November 7

The Impact of Teacher Value Added on Student Outcomes in Adulthood

Jonah Rockoff, Assistant Professor, Business, Columbia Business School; Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research
Click here for: Powerpoint Presentation (PDF); Click here for the videotaped lecture; Click here for the companion paper

November 14

Strategic School Funding for Results (SSFR) Project: Findings from First Year Implementation and the Broader Relevance of Per-Pupil Funding in Systemic Reform

Clarisse Haxton, Research Analyst, American Institutes for Research

November 28

Interpreting Patterns of Resistance and Identity Among Urban Adolescents

Margaret Beale Spencer, Professor, Urban Education, Department of Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago
Click here for: Videotaped Lecture; the Powerpoint Presentation is not available.

December 5

Why We Don't (usually) Worry About Multiple Comparisons

Andrew Gelman, Professor, Statistics and Political Science, Columbia University; Director of Applied Statistics Center, Columbia University
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December 12

Child Schooling and Parent Behavior: Evidence from the Head Start Impact Study

Adam Isen, IES Fellow 

Racial Differences in Returns from Advanced Math Course Taking

Beth Covay, IES Post-Doc Fellow

Lectures were not recorded.