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New Analysis Reveals Record High Funding Gap Between District and Charter Schools
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.
Research Reproducibility and Replicability Webinar Today
The Zoom webinar will be feature a keynote by Dr. Kevin Sexton of UAMS. It will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, Nov. 10. Registration is required.
Professors' Police Research Aimed to Make Black Lives Matter
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.
Education Reform Professor Robert Costrell Honored with Steven D. Gold Award
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.
New Book Explores Religious Liberty and Education
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.
Conservatism Is Focus of Upcoming Honors College Lecture
Jay P. Greene, distinguished professor and chair of the department of education reform, will discuss conservative thought past and present.
Researchers Find School Voucher Program Helps Reduce Crime, Unplanned Pregnancies
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.
U of A Professor Part of Think Tank Studying How Australian Schools Have Shaped Millennials
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.
Education Reform Study Suggests More Charter Regulations Harm Minority Educators
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.
Professor's Research Regarding COVID-19 Impact and Gender of Note to New York Times
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.