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Professor's Book Seeks to Illuminate the Facts on School Choice
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.
Office for Education Policy Hires Research Assistant Professor
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.
Education Policy Students Make Comparisons During Trip to Israel
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.
Education Policy Conference for Policymakers, Educators to Focus on State Teacher Pipeline
The critical issue of ensuring all Arkansas students have access to excellent teachers will be addressed at a conference April 24 in Little Rock.
Education Policy Doctoral Student Wins Three Minute Thesis Final
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.
U of A Receives Funding to Study El Dorado Promise Program
The Office for Education Policy has received a $15,000 grant to fund a study of workforce outcomes of place-based college scholarship programs.
U of A Graduate Slated to Serve as U.S. Commissioner of Education Statistics
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.
Maranto's Latest Book Focuses on Schooling at Home
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.
Study of Character Skills Intrigues Engineer-Turned-Education-Researcher
Malachi Nichols presented data on his research with faculty Gema Zamarro and Julie Trivitt into character development and how it relates to college readiness.
U of A Alumnus Wins Research Award from University of Missouri-St. Louis
James Shuls, a 2013 graduate of the U of A, received the 2017 Junior Investigator of the Year award from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, where Shuls teaches and conducts research.