This year’s conference brought together prominent education researchers & funders with policy makers & practitioners to have a dialogue about the types of research being produced and how the work ends up being used in the field.
You can also see our Storify from this year's conference (Forthcoming).
2017 CALDER Conference Materials
We invite you to learn more about the 2017 Annual CALDER Conference proceedings using the resources below:
Full conference schedule:
To view the schedule as a PDF, click here.
*Note some papers may not yet be available
“Long-Term Orientation and the Educational Outcomes of Immigrant Students”
Presenter: David Figlio, Northwestern University/CALDER
“How High Schools Explain Students' Initial Colleges and Majors"
Presenter: Cory Koedel, University of Missouri/CALDER
"Building Better Bridges to Life after High School: Experimental Evidence on Contemporary Career Academies"
Presenter: Steve Hemelt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill /CALDER
Reactor: Carrie Conaway, Associate Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
"Principals Use of District Policies"
Presenter: Jim Wyckoff, University of Virginia/CALDER
Bilingual Education and Shorter and Longer Term Outcomes of English Language Learners
Presenter: Steve Rivkin, University of Illinois at Chicago/CALDER
Reactor: Roddy Theobald, AIR
"Has It Always Been This Way? Tracing the Evolution of Teacher Quality Gaps in U.S. Public Schools"
Presenter: Dan Goldhaber, University of Washington & AIR/CALDER
"The Effects of Differential Pay on Teacher Recruitment, Retention and Quality"
Presenter: Tim Sass, Georgia State University /CALDER
"Strategic Staffing? How Performance Pressures Affect the Distribution of Teachers within Schools and Resulting Student Achievement"
Presenter: Susanna Loeb, Stanford/CALDER
"Pensions and Late Career Teacher Retention"
Presenter: Michael Podgursky, University of Missouri/CALDER
Reactors: Stacey Preis, Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Learning Services, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education & Roddy Theobald, AIR
PANEL IV: To What Extent Are We Using the Tools in the Toolbox?
Participants: Carrie Conaway, Chief Strategy and Research Officer, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Charlie Clotfelter, Duke/CALDER, Rick Hanushek, Stanford/CALDER, Tennille Jeffries-Simmons, Spokane Public Schools, Sunny Ladd, Duke/CALDER, & Jim Wyckoff, University of Virginia/CALDER