Cornerstones of Student Success: Institutions Yielding High Return on Investment for Underserved StudentsBradford White, Illinois Education Research Council
IERC Symposium, November 9, 2017, Naperville, IL
This presentation complements a new report from the Illinois Education Research Council, Cornerstones of Student Success: Institutions Yielding High Return on Investment for Underserved Students, authored by Janet Holt and Daniel Duffy. More
IERC Symposium, November 10, 2017, Naperville, IL
This presentation describes an evaluation of efforts made by Illinois Action for Children to spur experimentation with systemic change strategies to increase the number of Illinois’ most vulnerable children enrolled in high quality early learning programs. More
Degrees with Less Debt: Effective Higher Education Strategies for Underrepresented Student PopulationsLaura Winter, St. Louis Graduates Project Director and Janet Holt, Former Illinois Education Research Council Director
NACADA, October 13, 2017, St. Louis, MO.
This presentation describes an IERC study commissioned by St. Louis Graduates, a collaborative network whose mission is to increase degree completion for low-income students, first-generation students, and students of color from St. Louis. More
American Educational Research Association, April 27-May 1, 2017 San Antonio, TX.
Janet Holt presented in a roundtable session (session 44.084-6, RT18) on First-Generation Students at the AERA annual meeting Saturday at 2:45. She presented Family Education Versus Family Finances in Predicting College Outcomes, a study jointly conducted with Drew Anderson from University of Wisconsin. More
Brad White participated in a Working Group Roundtable on "Exploring the K–12 Leadership Labor Market in Different Contexts" at AERA in San Antonio on Thursday, April 27. More
In this session, we present results from a two-year qualitative implementation study of the Early Childhood Educator Preparation Program Innovation (EPPI) Grants. Partnerships used grant funds to develop a wide range of seamless pathways for degree and credential attainment through innovative articulation and curriculum alignment initiatives, strategies for advising and supporting transfer students, and aligning assessments to demonstrate candidate progress toward attainment of key competencies. More