Publications and Presentations

In addition to books, researchers and staff share findings with many different audiences.  

Recent presentations and articles

  • New & Related Research: Click on the links to see the symposium presentations on the Practices & Processes of Odds-Beating Elementary Schools, presented April 2015 at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
    • *Introduction to the project, a presentation by Michael Lawson.
    • *Identification and Selection of Odds-Beating Elementary Schools: Comparisons on Relative School Performance on Common Core Assessments, a presentation by Katy Schiller.
    • *The Role of Proactive and Adaptive Leadership in the Adoption and Implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Elementary Schools, a presentation by Francesca Durand.
    • *Refocusing Priorities for the Common Core: Literacy Instruction in Odds-Beating Diverse Elementary Schools, a presentation by Kristen Wilcox, Karen Gregory, & Janet Angelis.
    • *A Developing Theory of Action for Race-to-the-Top Policy Innovations, a presentation by Hal Lawson.
    • *Discussant Response, a presentation by Alan Dyson, Professor, University of Manchester, Manchester, England.
  • Narrowing the gap between teacher-student performance. On Board, February 2015.
  • NYSASCD December 2014 issue of the journal Impact. Read several articles related to Poverty, Performance, and Practice in this special edition edited by Janet Angelis.
  • Poverty and performance in NYS: What can we learn from best practice research? Presentation at NYSASCD Symposium, Turning High-Poverty Schools in High-Performing Schools, November 2014.
  • The value of people, place and possibilities: A multiple case study of rural high school completion. Journal of Research in Rural Education, October 2014. Abstract.
  • The A,B,Cs of Graduating At-Risk Students on Time. Presentation at NYSSBA Annual Convention, October 2014.
  • Beyond Personalization: Contrasting Approaches to Policy Changes in Two Rural Schools, presentation at the American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 2014.
  • Wilcox, K.C. (2014, April). Innovations to increase Native American graduation rates: A case study. Round table presentation at AERA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Graduating At-Risk Students on Time, presentation to the Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group, March 2014. Presentation slides.
  • University at Albany Researchers Identify Ways Schools Succeed in Graduating At-Risk Students. On Board, March 2014.
  • Poverty and Its Effect on Students' Ability to Learn, NYSASCD and Capital Region BOCES Symposium, panel discussion, November 5, 2013. Presentation slides and brochure.
  • Wilcox, K.C. (2013, April). Diversity, poverty and resilience: Results from a multiple case study of higher-achieving elementary schools. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Presentation slides.
  • Wilcox, K.C. (2013) A socioecological view of higher-performing diverse elementary schools. Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk.
  • A Data-Driven, Research-Based Approach to Improving Practice:The NYKids COMPASS Tool, presentation to the Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group, July 2012.
  • Building Adaptive and Resilient High Schools, presentation to the National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools, June 2012. Video (Panel 6, 0:15:23).
  • Best Practice in Middle School Science. Journal of Science Teacher Education, March 2013 and Online First, May 2012.
  • UAlbany identifies factors explaining higher performance among 'critical needs' elementary students. On Board, May 2012.
  • The Impacts of a University Partnership on the Use of Research in School Improvement Efforts, presentation to the American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 2012.
  • Collect.Analyze.Act: Follow the data to success. Principal Leadership, March 2012.
  • Rallying Your Leadership Team: Putting Evidence-based Decision Making into Action, presentation to the National Association of Secondary School Principals, March 2012. 
  • Using Data to Support Performance of Critical Needs Students, presentation to the Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group, October 2011.
  • Poverty, performance, and frog ponds: What best-practice research tells us about their connections. Phi Delta Kappan, November 2011. Abstract.

                                                                                                  Last updated or reviewed 3/12/15