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IESP at AEFP 2017

IESP recently presented research on a range of topics at the American Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) Annual Conference in Washington D.C.  In addition to presenting our current work, researchers also served as chairs and discussants on a variety of panels. Below is a summary of our presence at the conference:

Meryle Weinstein, IESP’s Co-Interim Director, presented

  • International Perspectives on Teacher Training and Compensation
  • Earth Science Teacher Preparation for High-Need Public Schools: The Impact of AMNH's MAT Program on student test-taking and performance. 

Sean Corcoran, IESP's Co-Interim Director, presented his work

  • Student Transportation as Enabler of School Choice 
  • Informed Choice? Student recall as an indicator of engagement in high school choice
  • The Impact of Information on School Choices: Evidence from a natural experiment in NYC
  • Understanding Postsecondary Academic Achievement

IESP’s Associate Director Leanna Stiefel presented

  • Have Special Education Policies Delivered on their Promise of Integration and Success? Evidence from NYC
  • Student Engagement, Non-Cognitive Skills, and Returns to Skills

IESP’s Assistant Director Michele Leardo presented

  • Informal School Collaborations and Teacher Retention: Evidence from New York City's Urban Advantage Program

Amy Ellen Schwartz, Director Emeritus of IESP, presented

  • Discipline and Violence
  • Success Beyond Scores: New Ways of Talking About What Works in K-12 Schools

Agustina Laurito, a fifth year PhD candidate and IES-PIRT fellow presented

  • Home Country Natural Disasters and the Academic Outcomes of Immigrant Students 

Menbere Shiferaw, a fourth year PhD candidate and IES-PIRT fellow presented her work

  • Buckle Down or Drop Out? The Impact of High School Graduation Exams on English Language Learners

Bryant Hopkins, a second year PhD candidate and IES-PIRT fellow presented his work

  • "Who's Showing Up?" Disparaties in chronic absenteeism between students with and without disabilities

Avichai Magal, a EDSP Master student and IESP fellow presented his work

  • Did ARRA Weaken Title I Funding to High Poverty Schools in New York City?

For more information, please visit the AEFP website or email iesp@nyu.edu.