AEFP 45th Annual Conference

Toward a Meaningful Impact through Research, Policy & Practice

March 19-21, 2020

AEFP 45th Annual Conference - Paper/Poster Download

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5.05 - Guidance, Mental Health and Neighborhoods

  • School Transit and Accessing Public School in Detroit. Pogodzinski, B., Lenhoff, S.W., Singer, J, & Cook, W. . Download

Poster Session II

  • An Exploration of School Improvement Priorities Issued by the Kentucky Department of Education. Matthew B. Courtney. Download
  • Transitional 9th Grade: Evaluation of Effectiveness. Laura Boudreaux/Wanda Trahan. Download
  • Status Anxiety and Charter School Expansion in California. Richard Paquin Morel. Download
  • Peer Effects, Parental Migration and Children's Human Capital. Zibin Huang. Download
  • The Shifting Context of Special Education Teachers’ Work and its Relationship with Retention  . Allison Gilmour, Tuan D. Nguyen, Christopher Redding, and Elizabeth Bettini. Download
  • The Impact of STEM Teacher Preparation and Professional Development on Im/Migrant and Humanitarian Migrant Youth Outcomes.. Alexander W. Wiseman & Jessica Gottlieb. Download
  • Transition to Workforce and Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities in Career and Technical Education . Catherine Duggan, Shaun Dougherty & Yunee Yoon. Download
  • Children's knowledge and skills at kindergarten entry in Illinois. Jill Bowdon. Download
  • Designing for Coherence While Managing Incoherence: Comparing Six School Systems’ Efforts to Improve Instruction . Naomi Blaushild, James Spillane, Christine Neumerski, Jennifer Seelig. Download
  • Principals' Perceptions of Distributed Leadership Under an Era of Heightened Accountability: An Exploratory Study. Dr. Michelle Maltempi . Download
  • The Impact of Community Eligibility Provision of Free Lunch on Student Achievement. Kari Dalane. Download
  • Evaluation of North Carolina’s Classroom Teacher Position Allotment. Chris Needham, & Eric Houck Ph.D.. Download
  • The Burden of Teacher Evaluation on School Administrator Stress and Turnover. Seth B Hunter, Luis A Rodriguez. Download
  • The Effect of Performance Pay for Principals on Principal Labor Markets. Hajime Mitani. Download
  • Keeping up with the Joneses: District Adoption . Cameron Anglum & Aaron Park. Download
  • Changing Advertised Financial Aid Awards: The Effect on Matriculation. Zachary G. Davis. Download
  • Grading practices of international instructors at research universities. Trang Pham. Download
  • Perceptions of Fairness and Burden in Tennessee's Statewide Teacher Evaluation System: How Educator Preparation and Information . Wesley Morris. Download
  • Development and Validation of a Cross-Sector School Culture Survey. Ashley A. Grant, Kelly Siegel-Stechler, Jay Plasman. Download
  • The Impact of Child Care Regulations on the Cost and Quality of Care and Maternal Labor Supply. Jennifer Graves and Kathryn (Katy) Rouse. Download
  • On-going Legacy of NCLB: The Institute of Education Sciences. Allison A. Serceki. Download
  • Understanding the relationship between high-stakes test scores and long-term outcomes: Evidence from Massachusetts. John P. Papay, Ann Mantil, Richard Murnane, Lily An. Download
  • The Impact of Charter Expansion on Traditional Public School Districts: Evidence from Texas. Lauren Covelli. Download
  • Understanding Recent California Policy Initiatives in Developmental Education. Elizabeth Morris, Elif Yucel, David Velasquez, Cheryl Ching, Federick Ngo, Tatiana Melguizo. Download
  • On-time Graduation: Disadvantaged Groups in STEM Majors . Kubra Say. Download
  • Sleep More, Study Less? The Impact of Delayed School Start Times on Sleep and Academic Performance. Jinseok Shin. Download
  • Program Evaluation with Administrative Data: New Applications, Promise, and Challenges with Value-Added Models. Robert Shand Yilin Pan Stephen Leach Samreen Nayyer-Qureshi Fiona Hollands Bo Yan Dena Dossett Yixin Wang Laura Head Florence Ch. Download
  • Impact of School Finance Ballot Initiatives on Academic Success A District-Level Analysis Using Propensity Scores. Matthew R. Koziol. Download
  • The Effects of Principal and Teacher Demographic Similarity on Teacher Turnover and School Climate. Ikhee Cho. Download
  • Unionization & Collective Bargaining in Charter Schools. Sean Gill & Lesley Lavery . Download
  • Income volatility and achievement gaps. Thomas Goldring. Download
  • FAFSA and Beyond: Advising On College Expenses and Financial Aid in Underserved High Schools. Meredith S. Billings, Ashley B, Clayton, and Rachel Worsham. Download
  • Is There Shortage of Rural School Principal? Examining the Rural Principal Shortage Using Application Information. Minseok Yang, Se Woong Lee, Peter Goff. Download
  • The Geography of Rural Educational Opportunity. Jessica C. Boyle, Anne Podolsky, Sean F. Reardon, Gabrielle Torrance. Download
  • Student-Based Budgeting: A Case Study in Metro Nashville Public Schools. Angelique N. Crutchfield, Christopher A. Candelaria, Matthew G. Springer. Download
  • State-Owned Enterprises Reform, Employment and Tertiary Education in Urban China. Chengdi Hu. Download

6.11 - Pre-Admissions Decisions: What to Consider and When

  • Admissions Policies, Cohort Composition, and Academic Success: Evidence from California. Michel Grosz. Download
  • You’re Admitted! Early Evidence on Enrollment from Idaho’s Direct Admissions System. Taylor K. Odle, Jennifer A. Delaney. Download
  • If College-For-All, Then College Prep-For-All?. Brian Holzman. Download

Poster Session I

  • Homeless Students and their Educational Outcomes: Evidence from Tennessee. Monica Hernandez and Ela Joshi. Download
  • Does composition of public expenditures on tertiary education affect equity?. WON HEE NA/Young Lee, Ph.D.. Download
  • The Comprehensive Support and Improvement of Lowest Performing Schools under ESSA: An Evaluation of State Plans. Shelby M. McNeill, Gary T. Henry, Lauren Covelli, Allison R. Redden, and Angelique N. Crutchfield. Download
  • The Landscape of Sex Education Policies in Florida Schools. Brittany Closson-Pitts. Download
  • Leveraging Managerial Autonomy to Turn Around Low Performing Schools: Evidence from the Innovation Schools Program in Denver Pub. Philip Gigliotti. Download
  • Are We There Yet? Findings from a National, Cross-Sector Survey of Parents on K-12 Transportation. Andrew D. Catt. Download
  • Attendance monetary incentives and the phantom menace. Bernardo Lara and Eduardo Fajnzylber. Download
  • The Relationship Between Immigration Enforcement and Educational Attainment: An Exploratory Analysis of Sanctuary Policies. Daniel Corral. Download
  • Defining and Predicting Teachers’ Supplementation of Official Curriculum Materials: An Exploratory Analysis. Morgan Polikoff and Daniel Silver. Download
  • A Burden on the Poor: Compliance Cost Variation in FAFSA Verification. Alberto Guzman-Alvarez and Lindsay C. Page. Download
  • Assistant Principal Feelings of Preparedness to Step into the Principalship. Youjin Chung. Download
  • Application of the Comparable Wage Index for Teachers (CWIFT) to School District Education Finance Data. Howell, M. and Ampadu, O.. Download
  • Teacher Salary Gaps in California Before and After the Local Control Funding Formula. Dylan Hawksworth-Lutzow & Heather Rose. Download
  • Revisiting Teacher Quality Gaps: Geographic Disparities in Access to Highly Effective Teachers Across Tennessee. Luis A. Rodriguez, New York University Tuan D. Nguyen, Kansas State University Matthew G. Springer, University of North Carolina. Download
  • Estimates of the Impact of Natural Disasters on Total Enrollments and First-Year Undergraduate Enrollments in the U.S.. Rodney Hughes and Alexa Cecil. Download
  • Public Education Capital Outlay and Debt Service (PECO) Trust Fund: Policy Recommendation to Increase Revenue. Wesley Lewis. Download
  • Technology as Infrastructure for Change. Alexandra J. Lamb. Download
  • The Leaky Superintendent Pipeline: Gender, Career Pathways, and the Underrepresentation of Women in District Leadership. Jennifer D. Timmer & Jason A. Grissom. Download
  • Does Beginning Teacher Mentoring Impact Their Retention?. Yujia Liu, Emily Penner. Download
  • Beyond Parametric Models: Data Mining Approaches for Predicting the Impacts of Financial Aid on Degree Attainment. Kubra Say. Download
  • Community-Engaged College Access: Model-building Expanded Service Delivery to Increase Post-Secondary Participation. Carol Cutler White. Download
  • Social Media and School Bond Elections: Localizing Facebook’s Influence on Election Results. . Lauren H. Loyless and James R. Harrington . Download
  • Disparate Implementation of School Discipline and Approaches to Equitable School Discipline. Habiba Ibrahim, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate; Gary Ritter, PhD, Professor and Dean, Saint Louis University. Download
  • Exploring Reverse Transfer in Higher Education. Andrea Chambers. Download
  • From One Generation to the Next: Socio-economic Status and Financial-Aid Determinants of Second and Third Generation Latinx-Amer. Heather Epstein-Diaz. Download
  • Are We There Yet? Findings from a National, Cross-Sector Survey of Parents on K–12 Transportation. Andrew D. Catt. Download
  • Disentangling the Conceptual Blur in Policy Practice between WSF and SBA. Justin Dayhoff, Filippo Bulgarelli, & Jason Becker. Download
  • Examining the relationship between psychosocial and academic outcomes in higher education: A descriptive analysis. Elise Swanson, Tatiana Melguizo, and Francisco Martorell. Download
  • California's Career Education Programs and their Long-Term Wage Outcomes, a regional examination. Courtney Lee. Download
  • California's Career Education Programs and their Long-Term Wage Outcomes, a regional examination. Courtney Lee. Download
  • The Cloak of Equality in STEM Education: Gender Differences in STEM expectations, Task values, and Achievement. Jessica J. Gottlieb, Alexander W. Wiseman, and Rebecca Hite. Download
  • A Rising Tide that Lifted All Boats? The Effects of Competition on Early Childhood Education Quality. Qing Zhang and Jade Jenkins. Download
  • The Cloak of Equality in STEM Education: Gender Differences in STEM expectations, Task values, and Achievement. Jessica J. Gottlieb, Alexander W. Wiseman, and Rebecca Hite. Download
  • Assessing Teachers’ Perceptions of Human Capital Management System Alignment of Teacher Leadership Initiatives. Matthew Finster, Anthony Milanowski. Download
  • Impact of Work-Based Learning on Florida Community College STEM Education and Careers - Preliminary Findings. Kellie Kim and Lois Joy. Download
  • Examining the Relationship between Psychosocial and Academic Outcomes in Higher Education: A Descriptive Analysis. Elise Swanson, Tatiana Melguizo, Francisco (Paco) Martorell. Download
  • California's Career Education Programs and their Long-Term Wage Outcomes, a regional examination. Courtney Lee. Download
  • Community-Engaged College Access: Model-building Expanded Service Delivery to Increase Post-Secondary Participation. Carol Cutler White. Download
  • Heterogeneity of Socioeconomic Status on College Enrollment for English Language Learners. Justin Kumbal. Download
  • Do resources matter? Generating a production function to estimate district-level performance on national assessments. Samuel Correa. Download
  • Evaluating the Effects of a Virtual Charter School on Student Achievement. James Paul and Patrick Wolf . Download
  • Do Charter Schools Outspend Public Schools Online? Evidence from Texas. Joshua Childs, Zach Taylor. Download
  • Connecting Students to Schools: The Role of Website Size and Visibility on School Decision-Making. Zach Taylor, Joshua Childs. Download

11.09 - Friends Unlike Me: Peer Groups in Postsecondary Education

  • Classmates Like Me: Race and Ethnicity in College. Daniel M. Oliver. Download
  • Social Networks and College Performance: Evidence from Dining Data. Darius D. Martin, Adam C. Wright, and John M. Krieg. Download

8.06 - Pathways through Postsecondary Study: Articulation Agreements, Reverse Transfer, and Student Progress

  • Early Effects of North Carolina’s Comprehensive Articulation Agreement on Bachelor’s Degree Completion. Rachel E Worsham, Melissa Whatley, Renee Barger, Audrey J Jaeger. Download

3.09 - Early Postsecondary Opportunities and Student Success

  • Advanced Placement and Initial College Enrollment: Evidence from an Experiment. Dylan Conger, Mark C. Long, Raymond McGhee Jr.. Download

5.08 - Context Matters: Community Influences on Postsecondary Education


11.04 - Adapting to Fiscal Constraints in Education

  • The unintended consequences of a four-day school week on house prices: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment in Colorado. Adam D. Nowak, Frank Perrone, Patrick S. Smith. Download

10.03 - The Impact of School Leadership

  • Does quality principal feedback help improve teaching practices? Perspectives from the teachers and students. Xintong Li, Jihyun Kim. Download

8.09 - Free College, Tuition Price Shocks and Debt

  • Stretched Thin? Promise Program Effects on Community Colleges’ Revenues. Denisa Gandara, Meredith Billings, Amy Li. Download

4.07 - Curriculum and Grading Standards

  • Evolution vs. Creationism in the Classroom: The Effects of Non-Scientific Education Standards. Benjamin Arold. Download

6.06 - Vouchers and Student Performance

  • School Vouchers Priced to Work: A proposal for a system of variable matching grants for family private school spending. Nat Malkus. Download

3.10 - Race, Ethnicity, and Family Income: Inequality in Postsecondary Education

  • Linking ACS and IRS Data to Assess Educational Attainment by Family Income. Leah Clark, Jennifer Ortman, Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej, & John Voorheis. Download

3.02 - Curricular Interventions

  • Heterogeneous Effects of Sex Education on Teen Birth Rates. Nicholas D.E. Mark and Lawerence L. Wu. Download

4.05 - Tracking Revenues and Expenditures in Education

  • Do Relative or Absolute Spending Levels Matter More? Local Competition, Spending Spillover Effects, and Student Achievement. Nathan Favero, Kari Dalane, and Aeric Koerner. Download

11.08 - How Policy Choices Affect Student Well-Being

  • Happy 18th Birthday, Now Leave: The Hardships of Aging Out of Foster Care. Alexa Prettyman. Download

Features Policy Talks

  • Policy Brief: Teach For America as a Pipeline of Educators of Color. Rebecca Beeson. Download

Polciy Talks

  • Preventing Consumer Abuses in Postsecondary Education. Robert Shireman. Download

8.03 - Educational Funding from the Private Sector

  • The Determinants of Family Spending on Academic Tutoring and Other Extracurricular Activities for Children. Thomas Downes and Kieran Killeen. Download

5.04 - Weighted Funding Formulas

  • School Level Autonomy and Its Impact on Student Achievement. Jessica Merkle. Download

5.06 - Effects of Higher Education on Economic Mobility and Growth

  • The Relationship between Educational Opportunity and Upward Mobility in Rural America. Gabrielle Torrance. Download