OERC Releases "North Union County Local School District Workforce and Higher Education Outcomes" Research Report Aug 17

This report uses the Ohio Longitudinal Data Archive to compare wage and higher education outcomes for North Union High School graduates. The report also includes the percentage of graduates employed full-time versus part-time, along with different graphs comparing incomes of the two groups. Read the report

Connect with the OERC on LinkedIn Jul 20

You can now connect with the OERC on Linked Groups!  The group page will provide quick access to OERC related news and events. Through the group you can link to the OERC network of Ohio's educators, policymakers, and community leaders and have access to high quality curated content concerning leading education policies and research. Connect to the OERC LinkedIn Group.

OERC Director Featured on Predictors of Postsecondary Success Webinar Jul 2

OERC director, Josh Hawley, was recently featured on a webinar for American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF). The webinar, Understanding the Value of Workforce Data in Driving Student Success, is part of an AYPF series, Predictors of Postsecondary Success, which summarizes research that identifies student skills, behaviors, and other characteristics that predict future academic and workplace success. This webinar provided an overview of workforce data and its utility.  Dr. Hawley's research is focused on workforce and education policy for state and national governments. He was part of the team that conducted the 2013 Workforce Study report. Learn more and listen to the webinar here.

OERC Looking for Communication and Marketing Manager Jun 27

The Ohio Education Research Center (OERC) within The John Glenn School of Public Affairs is seeking a skilled communications and marketing professional with experience in education. This individual’s primary responsibility is to coordinate the outreach function of the center through preparation of research reports and marketing materials, development and coordination of social media activity, and performance as a liaison with communications staff from state and local government that fund the OERC’s work. This position is full-time. Learn more about the postion here.

OERC Releases "Helping Adolescents with ADHD Succeed at School" Completed Research Brief Jun 16

The Challenging Horizons Program (CHP) is a school-based intervention program that has shown considerable promise for improving the outcomes of students with ADHD and educators and investigators have collaborated to create a new delivery model of the CHP that is likely to enhance feasibility and effectiveness. This study is intended to continue the evaluation and development of this program and lead to another large federally funded randomized trial. Read the Completed Research Brief.