Educational Outcomes among Latino, Immigrant, & Disadvanged Students

The CLRC's Educational Outcomes among Latino, Immigrant, and Disadvantaged Students Research Cluster welcomes Caroline Hoxby, Scott and Donya Bommer Professor of Economics at Stanford University and Director of the Economics of Education Program for the National Bureau of Economic Research, at an interdisciplinary workshop on improving students' educational outcomes. Cluster members will also present their research at this free, public gathering on Friday, May 2, 2014, 10:00am-4:45pm, in Engineering 2, Room 499.

April 20, 2014

By , Coordinator, Educational Outcomes among Latino, Immigrant, and Disadvantaged Students Research Cluster 

Nuestro Jardín/Our Garden (Photo by Robert Fairlie)

Workshop Schedule

10:00-10:15:  Opening and Introductions

10:15-10:45:  "Building a Comprehensive, Regional Data Set:  Opportunities for Research on Educational Outcomes for Youth from 'Underserved' Communities," Rod Ogawa, Department of Education, UC Santa Cruz

10:45-11:30:  "Into and out of English Learner Status:  Why It Matters," Peggy Estrada, Department of Latin American and Latino Studies, UC Santa Cruz

11:45-1:30:  Lunch Break

1:30-2:15:  "Technology and Education:  Evidence from a Field Experiment with Low-income and Minority Schoolchildren," Robert Fairlie, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz

2:30-3:30:  "Expanding College Opportunities for Low-income, High-achieving Students," Caroline Hoxby, Scott and Donya Bommer Professor of Economics at Stanford University and Director of the Economics of Education Program for the National Bureau of Economic Research

3:45-4:30:  Eduardo Mosqueda, "Disparities in Opportunities to Learn Mathematics:  Racial and Linguistic Differences in Urban School Contexts," Department of Education, UC Santa Cruz

4:30-4:45:  Wrap-up Discussion

This free, public event is sponsored by the CLRC's Educational Outcomes among Latino, Immigrant, and Disadvantaged Students Research Cluster.