2019 American Educational Research Conference (AERA) Draws Westat Research

Organizational capacity for implementing standards-based reform. Student access and applications of digital resources. Professional development for inquiry science. These are just a few of the issues Westat provides insight to at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, April 5-9, 2019.

Westat staff (names in bold) will be participating in the following ways:

Emily A. Diaz, Gwendolyn Perea Warniment, and Eric L. Rolfhus. (Paper). Professional Development (PD) for Inquiry Science: Examining Variation in PD Intensity and Student Kit Learning.

Juliann Dupuis  and Judy H. Tang. (Paper). Examining the Relations Between Middle School Teacher Preparation, Professional Development, and Student Performance..

Laura Coward Egan. (Paper). Organizational Capacity for Implementing Standards-Based Reform: Resource Availability, Adequacy, and Alignment.

Kavemuii Murangi. (Paper). Is Economically Disadvantaged Status a Valid Alternative to National School Lunch Program Eligibility for NAEP?

Kavemuii Murangi, Elisha Lubar, and Lisa Hamilton. (Paper). Investigating the Relationships Between Grade Configurations and Student Educational Experiences at the Middle School Level.

Robert Colby Perkins and Ingrid Fichtenberg. (Paper). Middle School Students' Course-Taking and Performance on NAEP Assessments.

Judy H. Tang. (Symposium Chair). An Analytic Examination of Current Issues in the Middle School Education.

Judy H. Tang and Kavemuii Murangi. (Paper). Student Access and Applications of Digital Resources in the Middle School Classrooms.

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