The 2016 Annual AERA Meeting, "Public Scholarship to Educate Diverse Democracies," takes place Friday, April 8 through Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Washington, DC.
A paper, co-authored by CEEP research associates Drs. Molly Stewart and Colleen Chestnut, and graduate student Anna Sera, "The role of faculty in K-12 policy implementation: The case of Indiana’s teacher evaluation law," will be presented in a paper session on Program Issues in Educational Leadership, on Tuesday, April 12.
"Assessing District-Level Effects on Student Mobility: A Multilevel Examination of Student Mobility in Indiana," will be presented by CEEP graduate assistant Gina Mosier, IU School of Education faculty member Dr. Chad Lochmiller, and CEEP evaluation coordinator Thomas Sugimoto. The paper reports findings from a study of all students from Indiana public school districts and charter schools enrolled in 9th grade during the 2009-10 academic year.
CEEP director Dr. John Hitchcock will present each day at AERA. On Saturday, April 9, he will chair the symposium, "Advancing Mixed Methods Special Education Research." and will present two co-authored papers, "Idiographic and Nomothetic Causal Inference in Special Education Research and Practice" and "How Mixed Methods Research can Integrate Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Special Education Inquiry."
On Sunday, April 10, Dr. Hitchcock will present the co-authored "Math for All: Lessons Learned From Piloting a Randomized Controlled Trial in a Large Urban District." Later that evening, he will lead, "What If Null Hypothesis Significance Tests Were Banned? An Interactive Discussion of Implications for General Linear Modeling." On Monday, April 11, he will present the co-authored paper, "Teaching Mixed Methods Research for Development and Evaluation of Culturally Constructed Intervention Programming."
Dr. Russell Skiba, director of the Equity Project, a consortium of research projects housed at CEEP, will also present at AERA. On Sunday, April 10, he will present "Racial Inequity in Special Education: Implications for Federal Policy." On Monday, April 11, he will present "Schools, Rules, and Socialization Effects for Students: A Research Agenda" and, later that day, "Public Scholarship in Campaigns to Change Hearts, Minds, and Policy: Discipline Disparities and the School-to-Prison Pipeline."