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Oct 11, 2018, 08:35 ET Project Talent, Massive Cold War Era Longitudinal Study, Tackles Alzheimer's Disease in 2018

Project Talent (www.projecttalent.org), the landmark longitudinal study launched during the Eisenhower Administration, is conducting its latest...


Jun 28, 2012, 08:37 ET Free Web Tool for Accessing the U.S. Department of Education's "Gainful Employment" Data on Career Training Programs

A new free web tool created by CollegeMeasures.org, a joint venture of the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and Matrix Knowledge Group, makes...


Jan 24, 2012, 08:51 ET Award-Winning Health Communications Expert Jeffrey Molter Joins the American Institutes for Research

Jeffrey L. Molter, an award-winning health communications expert with extensive experience addressing the needs of health care providers and...


Dec 22, 2011, 02:05 ET The Washington Post Selects American Institutes for Research as One of Its Top 200 Businesses

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) has been selected by The Washington Post as one of its "Post 200" companies, an annual recognition of the...


Dec 14, 2011, 10:42 ET Everyone at the Table: New Online Resource Helps Involve Teachers in the Evaluation Reform Process

There currently is unprecedented interest in improving teacher evaluation systems, yet in many cases, the role of teachers in shaping the process has ...


Aug 22, 2011, 07:30 ET $4.5 Billion in Earnings, Taxes Lost Last Year Due to the High U.S. College Dropout Rate

As students across the country prepare to start their freshman year of college, more than 40 percent of them will not graduate within six years –...


Jul 18, 2011, 10:32 ET CALDER Relocates to American Institutes for Research

Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to education research and evaluation, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) announced that the National...


May 12, 2011, 12:31 ET Taxpayer Subsidies for Most Colleges and Universities Average Between $8,000 to More than $100,000 for Each Bachelor's Degree, New Study Finds

Taxpayer subsidies that cover the operating costs of most colleges and universities range from around $8,000 to more than $100,000 for each...


Apr 27, 2011, 12:13 ET New Book Offers Insights into Education Reform Efforts in New York City

As Dennis Walcott begins his tenure as chancellor of New York City's public school system, a new book by leading education scholars offers insights...


Mar 29, 2011, 11:34 ET California Collaborative on District Reform Releases Brief Examining the Role of Districts in the Work of School Turnaround

The California Collaborative on District Reform, an initiative of the American Institutes for Research (AIR), has issued a policy and practice brief...


Mar 14, 2011, 03:32 ET American Institutes for Research and the Society for Human Resource Management Create a New Test to Assess the Knowledge of College Graduates Seeking Careers in Human Resources

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) have created a new examination for assessing the...


Mar 09, 2011, 11:32 ET A New Book, 'Improving Teacher Quality,' Offers Strategies and Tips for Recruiting and Keeping Talented Teachers

A new book, Improving Teacher Quality: A Guide for Education Leaders, offers research-based tips and strategies that principals and a broad cross...


Jan 24, 2011, 03:49 ET Experts for the American Institutes for Research Available to Discuss Education Aspects of President Obama's 'State of the Union' Address

President Barack Obama plans to use his State of the Union address to the nation on Tuesday evening, January 25, 2011 to outline revisions in federal ...


Oct 11, 2010, 11:25 ET TechMatrix Adds Science Category and Expands the Free Educational and Assistive Technology Information It Offers to Help All Students

Science has been added to the categories of reading, mathematics and writing as part of an expansion of TechMatrix, a website developed by the...


Oct 11, 2010, 11:21 ET College Dropouts Cost Cash-Strapped States Billions

During a five-year period, more than $9 billion was spent by state and federal governments to support students at four-year colleges and universities ...