Annual Meeting






School Indicators & Profiles SIG Sessions/Presentations/Papers

AERA Annual Meetings
New Orleans, Louisiana, April 1-5, 2002

"Validity and Value in Educational Research"

1.15 Paper Session, Monday April 1, 12:00 to 2:00 PM, Marriott, Mardi Gras B, 3rd Floor

Chair: Jerry Mathews, Idaho State University
Discussant:  Steve Fleischman, Education Quality Institute


  • A Four-Year Completion and Status Dropout Rate: Ten Years in the Making!  Bobby J. Franklin, Shana N. Corvers, and Berbard Rose, Louisiana Department of Education.

  • An Examination of School District Accountability Indicators Available on State Department of Education Web Sites for Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Tennessee.   Marie Miller-Whitehead, TVEE.ORG

  • Making Stakeholder Perceptions Count in School Accountability: Reporting Survey Results via an Interactive Web-based Reporting System.  James E. Griffith, Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools.

  • Computing the Value of a School Performance Trend.  Colin A. Martin and Carrie Booher, Gwinnett County Public Schools.

  • Return on Investment Indicators in Education .  Mark L. Davison, Jeffrey R. Harring, and Margret L. Irish, University of Minnesota.

Paper Discussions (Sessions 13.74 to 13.77), Tuesday, April 2, 10:35 to 11:15 AM, Sheraton, 816 - 828, 8th floor

  • 13.74. Using Cluster Analysis to Identify Disparities Among School Districts.   Gilbert N. Andrada, Connecticut State Department of Education.

  • 13.75. Investigating the Quality of a Teacher Education Program.   Dawson R. Hancock, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

  • 13.76. Administrative Records to Examine High School Completion Rates.   Lee M. Hoffman and Beth A. Young, National Center for Education Statistics.

  • 13.77. A Close Look at Iowa Public School Teacher Salaries  Xiaoping Wang, Iowa Department of Education.

34.29 Business Meeting and Invited Panel, Wednesday April 3, 6:15 to 8:15 PM, Marriott, Mardi Gras H, 3rd floor

Business Meeting

Chair:  Peter Prowda, Connecticut State Department of Education
Program Chair: Ellen Forte Fast, AIR
Secretary/Treasurer: Mark Davison, University of Minnesota

Panel: Accountability and Reporting Requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

Ellen Forte Fast, AIR

Sue Rigney, Team Leader, Office of Compensatory Education, U.S. Department of Education

Cherry Kugle, Senior Director of the Division of Performance Reporting, Texas Education Agency
Mary E. Yakimowski, Research, Evaluation and Accountability Officer, Baltimore City Public School System