Education Policy Seminar Series
Sponsored by the Bankard Foundation and EdPolicyWorks.
These events are FREE and open to the public. No registration is required.
Parking is available at the Central Grounds Parking Garage.
For recommended readings or other questions about the series, please contact EdPolicyWorks@virginia.edu
Select the event link below to learn more about each speaker and their abstract.October 11 | Alejandro Ganimian | Augmenting State Capacity for Child Development: Experimental Evidence from India October 18 | Kimberly Robinson | Strengthening the Federal Approach to Educational Equity during the Pandemic November 8 | Ruth Lopez Turley | Informing School Districts in Times of Crisis November 22 | Dora Demszky | Can Automated Feedback Improve Teachers’ Uptake of Student Ideas? December 6 | Jason Grissom | The Promise and Limitations of Universal Screening as a Strategy for Addressing Underrepresentation
Select the event link below to learn more about each speaker and their abstract.February 16 | Elaine Allensworth | Rethinking How to Measure School Quality: The Case of the 5Essentials Surveys February 21 | Jim Soland | How Scoring Decisions Can Bias Your Study’s Results: A Trip Through the IRT Looking Glass March 21 | Rasheed Malik | Path Dependence, Public Investment in ECE, and the Pandemic’s Ramifications April 1 | Susanna Loeb | Scaling promising practices: the case of high-impact tutoring in response to pandemic April 4 | Steve Sireci | How Can Educational Tests Best Serve Education? April 11 | Ajay Chaudry | If not now, when? Will we save a historic opportunity to build a cradle-to-kindergarten infrastructure April 14 | Matthew Ronfeldt | Mentors Matter: A Research-Practice Partnership for Improving Teacher Preparation in Tennessee