Panel: Doing the Math On Algebra Acceleration Policies: Comtemporary Evidence for Future Policies
(Social Investment)

Thursday, November 7, 2013: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Washington Ballroom (Westin Georgetown)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Organizers:  Shaun Dougherty, Harvard University
Panel Chairs:  Douglas Lauen, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Discussants:  Eric Taylor, Stanford University
The Aftermath of Accelerating Algebra: Evidence from District Policy Inititatives North Carolina Districts
Charles Clotfelter1, Helen Ladd1 and Jacob Vigdor2, (1)Duke University, (2)University of Washington

Getting to Algebra for All: Preliminary Evidence of a Middle-School Math Acceleration Policy
Shaun Dougherty1, Lindsay Page2, Darryl Hill3, Joshua Goodman2 and Erica Litke2, (1)University of Connecticut, (2)Harvard University, (3)Wake County Public Schools

The Struggle to Pass Algebra I in Urban High Schools: Online Vs. Face-to-Face Credit Recovery for At-Risk Students
Jessica Heppen1, Kirk Walters1, Elaine Allensworth2, Nicholas Sorensen1, Amber Pareja2, Suzanne Stachel1 and Takako Nomi3, (1)American Institutes for Research, (2)University of Chicago, (3)St. Louis University

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