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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 and 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 and Innovation Department of Education Reform

Women Disproportionately Affected During Pandemic, U of A Professor Finds

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Job losses, childcare duties and mental distress have disproportionately affected women since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to research by professor Gema Zamarro.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Department of Education Reform

Education Reform Professor and Alumnus Write Book About Religion and School Choice

Friday, April 24, 2020

Professor Robert Maranto co-edited a book on religion and school choice with alumnus M. Danish "Dany" Shakeel, who is in a research post at Harvard's Program on Education Policy and Governance.

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

Takisha Moncrief to Speak Friday About Developing a Leader Identity

Monday, March 09, 2020

Takisha Moncrief, professional development partner at Moncrief One Team, will speak about increasing teacher efficacy and adolescent literacy at noon Friday, March 13, in Graduate Education 343.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Lectures Department of Education Reform

Associate Director of U of A's Office for Education Policy Named Arkansas' Chief Data Officer

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

McGee, the associate director of the university's Office for Education Policy, will lead the state's effort to bring disparate data together to improve the efficiency and effectiveness state government.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Department of Education Reform

Umut Özek to Speak Friday About 'Case of Hurricane Maria'

Monday, February 24, 2020

Umut Özek, a senior researcher at the American Institutes for Research, will speak at noon Friday, Feb. 28, in GRAD 343 about the effects that migrants had on host communities after Hurricane Maria.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Lectures Department of Education Reform

West Point Economics Professor to Speak at the U of A on Feb. 21

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Michael Kofoed, an assistant professor of economics at West Point, will speak at noon Friday, Feb. 21, in Graduate Education 343.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Lectures Department of Education Reform

Free Screening of 'Miss Virginia' on Feb. 19 at Arkansas Union

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A screening of Miss Virginia, a movie inspired by Little Rock native Virginia Walden Ford, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Union Theatre.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity & Inclusion Education Entertainment Events Arkansas Alumni Association Department of Education Reform

College Choice Affects More Than Just Job Prospects, Study Finds

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Albert Cheng, an assistant professor in the Department of Education Reform, co-authored a report on how the type of university or college influences students thoughts about life post-graduation.

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