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Professor Who Studies Education Policy to Give Guest Lecture on Nov. 22

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

A. Brooks Bowden of the University of Pennsylvania will give a lecture titled "Simplifying Cost Study Design for Education Field Trials" at noon Friday, Nov. 22, in Graduate Education 343.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Department of Education Reform Education Policy

Professor's Book Seeks to Illuminate the Facts on School Choice

Monday, February 18, 2019

Patrick J. Wolf, Distinguished Professor of Education Policy, has edited a book that dives into the scholarly research on school choice, from vouchers to charters to homeschooling.

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

Office for Education Policy Hires Research Assistant Professor

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Office for Education Policy has hired Josh McGee as a research assistant professor. He will offer capacity to help policy makers and educational leaders make evidence-informed decisions.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Education Policy

Education Policy Students Make Comparisons During Trip to Israel

Friday, August 03, 2018

Doctoral students in the U of A education policy program visited Israel to compare and contrast the educational system of the barely 70-year-old nation with that of the United States.

College of Education and Health Professions Education International Department of Education Reform Education Policy Office of Study Abroad & International

Education Policy Conference for Policymakers, Educators to Focus on State Teacher Pipeline

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

The critical issue of ensuring all Arkansas students have access to excellent teachers will be addressed at a conference April 24 in Little Rock.

College of Education and Health Professions Economic Development Education Events Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Outreach & Volunteering Education Policy

Education Policy Doctoral Student Wins Three Minute Thesis Final

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Malachi Nichols won first place and $750 in last week's Three Minute Thesis competition final, and Edidiong Udofia was the People's Choice winner.

College of Education and Health Professions College of Engineering Graduate School Awards Research & Innovation Department of Mechanical Engineering Education Policy

U of A Receives Funding to Study El Dorado Promise Program

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Office for Education Policy has received a $15,000 grant to fund a study of workforce outcomes of place-based college scholarship programs.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Education Research & Innovation Education Policy

U of A Graduate Slated to Serve as U.S. Commissioner of Education Statistics

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

James Lynn Woodworth, a Distinguished Doctoral Fellow at the U of A, has been appointed commissioner of education statistics for the U.S. Department of Education.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Education Education Policy

Maranto's Latest Book Focuses on Schooling at Home

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Professor Bob Maranto published a book recently titled Homeschooling in the 21st Century: Research and Prospects, co-edited with Debra Bell, executive director of AIM Academy based in Pennsylvania.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Education Policy
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