AEFP 45th Annual Conference

Toward a Meaningful Impact through Research, Policy & Practice

March 19-21, 2020

AEFP 45th Annual Conference Program

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Concurrent Session VI - Friday, March 20, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
6.01 - Impacts of Pre-School/Kindergarten Experiences and Peers

Chair: Rekha Balu, mdrc

Alyssa Blanchard, Chicago Consortium on School Research. Kindergarten School Context and Early Academic Success of English Learners: Evidence from Chicago. Silvana Freire, University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, Marisa de la Torre, University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, Elaine Allensworth, University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
Catherine Armstrong Asher, Harvard University. Understanding How School-Based Pre-K Impacts Depend on the Counterfactual
Zhiling Shea, University of California. Does a Higher Proportion of Preschool Peers in Kindergarten Affect Children’s Outcomes? . Qing Zhang, University of California, Jade Jenkins, University of California, Tyler Watts, Columbia University
Silvana Freire, University of Chicago Consortium on School Research. An Exploration of the Influence of Preschool Experiences on English Learners´ Early Academic Trajectories: Evidence from Chicago Public Schools. Alyssa Blanchard, University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, Marisa de la Torre, University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, Elaine Allensworth, University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
6.02 - School Choice, School Closures, and Teacher Labor Markets

Chair: Douglas N. Harris, Tulane University

Meredith P. Richards, Southern Methodist University. The Effect of School Closures on Teacher Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Texas. Kori J. Stroub, Rice University, Sarah Guthery, Texas A&M Commerce
Anna Lisa Weiss, Vanderbilt University. Now Hiring: Teacher Mobility Under School Choice. Anna Lisa Weiss, Vanderbilt University, Tuan Nguyen, Kansas State University, Dave Woo, Vanderbilt University
6.03 - New Research on Teacher Preparation Programs

Chair: Jim Wyckoff, University of Virginia

Shaun Dougherty, Vanderbilt University. Teacher Preparation and the Supply of Career and Technical Educators: A National Scan. Soyeon Jung, Vanderbilt University, Minheui Kim, Vanderbilt University
Ethan Hutt, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. How Can Pre-Service Teaching Programs Help New Teachers Feel Prepared to Address Absenteeism?. Michael Gottfried, University of California- Santa Barbara, J. Jacob Kirksey, University of California- Santa Barbara
Lisette Partelow, Center for American Progress. Making sense of declining enrollment in teacher preparation programs
Lavar Edmonds, Princeton University. Estimating Teacher Value-Added for Historically Black College and University Graduates. Lavar Edmonds, Princeton University
6.04 - Health and Educational Outcomes

Chair: Sarah Cohodes, Teachers College Columbia University

Maithreyi Gopalan, The Pennsylvania State University. The Effect of the ACA Medicaid Expansions on Children’s Development. Lindsey Bullinger, Georgia Institute of Technology, Caitlin Lombardi, University of Connecticut
Rajeev Darolia, Associate Professor of Public Policy & Economics. The Effect of Opioids on Educational Outcomes. Anna Aizer, Professor of Economics, John Tyler, Professor of Education & Economics
Marie Hull, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Public Insurance Coverage and Child Development: Evidence from Medicaid and CHIP Expansions. Ji Yan, Appalachian State University
Steven W. Hemelt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Doctor Will See You Now: Telemedicine and Student Outcomes. Steven W. Hemelt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sarah Komisarow, Duke University
6.05 - Desegregation Impacts and Integration Pursuits

Chair: Courtney Preston, Florida State University

Mark J. Chin, Harvard University. The impact of school desegregation on individuals’ racial attitudes and politics. Mark J. Chin, Harvard University
James Carter, III. Maybe busing isn’t so bad: Reassignment’s effects on reassigned students. Thurston Domina, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, James Carter, III, Deven Carlson, Oklahoma University, Matthew Lenard, Harvard University, Andrew McEachin, RAND Corporation, Vitaly Radsky, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Rachel Cole, Yonkers Public Schools. Enrollment After a Desegregation Court Order and a District's Locus of Control. Rachel Cole, Yonkers Public Schools
Sophia Seifert, Temple University. In Pursuit of Integration: Contextual Influences on Schools' Attainment of Diversity Goals. Sophia Seifert, Temple University, Lorna Porter, University of Oregon, Sarah Cordes, Temple University
6.06 - Vouchers and Student Performance
Brian Fitzpatrick, University of Notre Dame. Understanding the Variation in School Achievement across Public, Charter, and Voucher-Participating Private Schools using School Effectiveness Indicators. Mark Berends, University of Notre Dame, Joseph Waddington, University of Kentucky
Joseph Waddington, University of Kentucky. Estimating the Impact of Indiana’s Private School Voucher Program on High School Outcomes and College Enrollment. Mark Berends, University of Notre Dame, Joseph Ferrare, University of Washington-Bothell, Ron Zimmer, University of Kentucky, Rui Jin, University of Kentucky
Nat Malkus, American Enterprise Institute. Voucher's Priced to Work: A proposal for an alternative private school choice mechanism. Nat Malkus, American Enterprise Institute
6.07 - Capital Stocks and Funding Shocks

Chair: Robert Toutkoushian, University of Georgia

William Wallo, University of Washington. Exploring the Impact of State Credit Quality on School District Borrowing Costs . Sharon Kioko, University of Washington
Michah W. Rothbart, The Maxwell School of Syracuse University. The Impacts of Capital Spending on School Budgets and Student Achievement: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design. David Schwegman, The Maxwell School of Syracuse University, Iuliia Shybalkina, The University of Kentucky Martin School
Lang (Kate) Yang, George Washington University. The Effect of Campus Shootings on School District Finance, Staffing, and Enrollment. Maithreyi Gopalan, The Pennsylvania State University
Joshua Hyman, Amherst College. School District Revenue Shocks, Resource Allocations, and Student Achievement: Evidence from the Universe of U.S. Wind Energy Installations. Eric Brunner, University of Connecticut, Ben Hoen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Joshua Hyman, Amherst College
6.08 - Impact of Common Core

Chair: Morgan Polikoff, University of Southern California

Sade Bonilla, University of Massachusetts Amherst. The Dropout Effects of College Readiness Standards: Defaults, Requirements, and Credit Recovery
M. Danish Shakeel, Harvard University (Program on Education Policy and Governance). The Effect of the Common Core State Standards on Student Performance. Benjamin Arold, University of Munich (LMU and Ifo institute), M. Danish Shakeel, Harvard University (Program on Education Policy and Governance)
Joshua Bleiberg, Vanderbilt University. Did the Common Core Have a Common Effect?: An Exploration of Differential Effects on Academically Vulnerable Students
Niu Gao, Public Policy Institute of California. The Effects of Common Core Standards on Student Outcomes: Evidence from California. Anastasia Semykina, Florida State University, Julien Lafortune, Public Policy Institute of California
6.09 - Context and Effort

Chair: Robert H. Meyer, Education Analytics

Gema Zamarro, University of Arkansas. Student Academic Motivation and Non-Cognitive Skills: Improving Comparability across Cultures and Gender with the Anchoring Vignettes Method. Hanka Vonkova, Charles University, Ondrej Papajoanu, Charles University, Katerina Kralova, Charles University
Lina Anaya, University of Arkansas. Who strives when the test gets harder? Disentangling patterns of student effort in PISA. Gema Zamarro, University of Arkansas
Matthew Baird, RAND Corporation. Who Should be Enrolled? Optimal Allocation of Scarce Seats in the Presence of Peer Effects. John Engberg, RAND Corporation, Italo Gutierrez, RAND Corporation, Isaac Opper, RAND Corporation
6.10 - Advising and Major Selection Policy: How Colleges Shape Student Pathways

Chair: Rachel Baker, University of California

Oded Gurantz, University of Missouri. Virtual Advising for High-Achieving High School Students. Matea Pender, College Board, Zach Mabel, College Board, Cassandra Larson, College Board, Eric Bettinger, Stanford University
Zachary Bleemer, Department of Economics. College Major Restrictions and Student Stratification. Zachary Bleemer, Department of Economics, Aashish Mehta, Department of Global Studies
Gaby Lohner, University of Virginia. Non-Cognitive Factors and the Effectiveness of College Advising. Benjamin Castleman, University of Virginia, Denise Deutschlander, Facebook
Xin Li, UCLA. Missing ladies in Engineering: The effects of wage information on the gender gap in STEM major choice. Yanqing Ding, Peking University, Wei Li, University of Alabama, Xin Li, UCLA, Yinduo Wu, Peking University, Jin Yang, Peking University, Xiaoyang Ye, Princeton University
6.11 - Pre-Admissions Decisions: What to Consider and When

Chair: Toby Park-Gaghan, Florida State University

Michel Grosz, Federal Trade Commission. Admissions Policies, Cohort Composition, and Academic Success: Evidence from California
Taylor K. Odle, University of Pennsylvania. You’re Admitted! Early Evidence on Applications and Enrollment from Idaho’s Direct Admissions System. Jennifer A. Delaney, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Kori Stroub, Rice University. If College-For-All, Then College Prep-For-All?. Brian Holzman, Rice University, Kori Stroub, Rice University, Camila Cigarroa Kennedy, Rice University, Bethany Lewis, Rice University