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New Analysis Reveals Record High Funding Gap Between District and Charter Schools

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Education researchers show that traditional public schools get about 33 percent more in per-pupil funding than their public charter school counterparts in 18 urban school districts, including Little Rock.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Department of Education Reform

Professors' Police Research Aimed to Make Black Lives Matter

Thursday, October 22, 2020

The authors believe their article is the first scholarly effort to rank major U.S. police departments on their ability to keep homicide rates low while not killing civilians.

College of Education and Health Professions Law & Justice Research & Innovation Department of Education Reform

Education Reform Professor Robert Costrell Honored with Steven D. Gold Award

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Robert Costrell, professor of education reform and economics (by courtesy) at the University of Arkansas, was recently honored with the 2020 Steven D. Gold Award.

College of Education and Health Professions Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Education Points of Pride Department of Economics Department of Education Reform

New Book Explores Religious Liberty and Education

Monday, September 14, 2020

A new book by Jay P. Greene, Matthew H. Lee, and Jason Bedrick explores the current controversy over efforts by the state of New York to regulate traditional Jewish schools.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Department of Education Reform

Conservatism Is Focus of Upcoming Honors College Lecture

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Jay P. Greene, distinguished professor and chair of the department of education reform, will discuss conservative thought past and present.

College of Education and Health Professions Honors College Academic Affairs Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Politics & Government Department of Education Reform

Researchers Find School Voucher Program Helps Reduce Crime, Unplanned Pregnancies

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Research by professor Patrick Wolf and alumnus Corey DeAngelis showed differences between low-income peer students at private high schools and those at public high schools.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Department of Education Reform

U of A Professor Part of Think Tank Studying How Australian Schools Have Shaped Millennials

Friday, August 28, 2020

Albert Cheng, an assistant professor of education reform, is a senior fellow at a faith-based think tank where a research team is looking at how schools shaped students now in their late 20s and 30s.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Department of Education Reform

Education Reform Study Suggests More Charter Regulations Harm Minority Educators

Friday, July 17, 2020

Professor Robert Maranto and alumnus Ian Kingsbury studied how more stringent state standards on who can get a charter led to few African American and Hispanic charter school operators.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity & Inclusion Education Research & Innovation Department of Education Reform

Professor's Research Regarding COVID-19 Impact and Gender of Note to New York Times

Monday, July 13, 2020

Professor Gema Zamarro was recently interviewed by The New York Times regarding her research about how job losses, childcare duties and mental distress have disproportionately affected women.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity & Inclusion Education Research & Innovation Department of Education Reform
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