Selected Conference and Working Papers
Jerald R. Herting, Charles Hirschman, and
Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej. "The Impact of the Promise of Scholarships and Altering
School Structure on College Plans, Preparation, and Enrollment."
Revised version of a paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the
Public Policy Analysis and Management in Atlanta, GA, Oct 28-30, 2004.
Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej and Stewart E.
Tolnay. “The Actuation
of College Plans: Explaining Why Some Seniors Make it and Some Don’t.”
High School in Washington State Project," August 4-5, 2003.
Charles Hirschman, Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej,
and Joseph Willhoft. “The
Revised version of a poster presented at the annual meeting of the
Population Association of America, March 30 to April 1, 2006 at Los
Charles Hirschman, Jennifer Lee, and Amon
Emeka. “Race and Ethnic Disparities in Educational Ambitions
among High School Seniors.” Paper presented at the Annual Meetings
of the Population Association of America in Boston April 1-3, 2004.
UW-BHS Research Project Workshops
Since the inception of the UW-BHS Research
Project, two workshops have been held that focus primarily on resesarch
using the UW-BHS data.
2003 UW-BHS Workshop
The first workshop was held in August of
2003 at the University of Washington. Social science researchers from
the University of Washington, researchers and faculty from universities
across the US, local school administrators, staff of the Bill and
Melinda Gates Foundation, and staff from the College Success Foundation
all attended the conference. Many of the talks at this conference used
data from the UW-BHS and the Texas
Project to evaluate the predictors of educational success.
2007 UW-BHS Workshop
The second UW-BHS conference was held in
October 2007. Again, researchers from the University of Washington,
staff from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction,
local high school and community college school administrators, staff of
the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and staff from the College
Success Foundation all attended the conference.
2007 conference presentations