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IERC Publication: The Student Has Become the Teacher: Tracking the Racial Diversity and Academic Composition of the Teacher Supply Pipeline (2013-3)

Bradford R. White, Karen J. DeAngelis, and Eric J. Lichtenberger

Examines how each stage in the pipeline from high school through college and initial teacher certification and employment affects the racial/ethnic and academic composition of those who enter the public school teacher corps in Illinois.  More

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IERC Publication: Evaluation of the Illinois High School to College Success Report (2013-2)

Brenda K. Klostermann

This mixed-methods evaluation study examined utilization, dissemination, and collaborative efforts with Illinois’ High School to College Success Report. Suggestions for improvement were also gathered.  More

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IERC Presentation: The student has become the teacher: Tracking racial diversity and academics in Illinois’ new teacher pipeline

Bradford R. White

Examines how each stage in the pipeline from high school through college and initial teacher certification and employment affects the racial/ethnic and academic composition of those who enter the public school teacher corps in Illinois.  More

IERC Publication: The Community College Penalty and Bachelor’s Degree Completion: Fact or Fiction? (2013-1)

Eric J. Lichtenberger and Cecile Dietrich

The quasi-experimental study compares the rates of bachelor’s degree completion of community college transfer students to that of an observationally equivalent group of rising four-year college juniors.  More

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IERC Publication: College Readiness and the Potentially Overlapping Outcomes of Community College Entrants (2012-3)

Eric J. Lichtenberger and Cecile Dietrich

This study examines how the interaction of college readiness and key demographic characteristics influences community college outcomes such as credential attainment and transferring to a four-year college.  More

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IERC Presentation: The Geography of the New Teacher Pipeline in Illinois

Eric J. Lichtenberger, Bradford R. White, Karen J. DeAngelis

Illinois Workforce Data Quality Initiative Working Group, Springfield, IL, May 20, 2015.  More

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IERC Publication: College Confidence: How Sure High School Students Are of Their Future Majors (2012-2)

Casey E. George-Jackson and Eric J. Lichtenberger

This study examines how key demographic characteristics are related to confidence in one’s planned major and how that one’s confidence influences degree attainment.  More

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IERC Presentation: Thinking Longitudinally while Focusing on Education Policy

Eric J. Lichtenberger

Illinois Board of Higher Education Faculty Advisory Council, Edwardsville, IL, May 15, 2015.  More

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IERC Publication: College Readiness and the Postsecondary Outcomes of Illinois High School Students (2012-1)

Eric J. Lichtenberger and Cecile Dietrich

This study unpacks the ACT college readiness benchmarks to determine how they are distributed among the Illinois High School Graduating Class of 2003 and how they influence college outcomes.  More

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IERC Presentation: Using Propensity Score Matching to Investigate the Economic Impact of College Outmigration

Eric Lichtenberger and Cecile Dietrich

American Educational Research Association, Advanced Studies of National Databases SIG, April 17, 2015, Chicago, IL.  More

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