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U of A Scholars Find That Private School Choice Can Reduce Criminal Accusations, Convictions

Friday, July 12, 2019

A professor and a recent doctoral recipient from the university have found that access to private school choice can reduce the likelihood of young adults being charged or convicted of crimes.

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Alumni Aid Johns Hopkins Research Into 'Systemic Dysfunctions' in Rhode Island School System

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Alumni Angela Watson and Ian Kingsbury, who just finished his doctorate, helped Johns Hopkins researchers evaluate the school system of Providence, Rhode Island, and found appalling conditions.

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U of A Professor Albert Cheng Appointed Cardus Senior Fellow

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Albert Cheng, a professor at the University of Arkansas, has joined Cardus Education — a non-partisan, faith-based think tank — as a senior fellow.

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'Insider' Discusses Working With Washington

Monday, April 08, 2019

Patricia Moore Shaffer, deputy director for Research and Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts, will speak at noon Friday, April 12, in Graduate Education Building room 243.

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Guest Lecturer to Discuss Teacher Retirement Plans

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Chad Aldeman, principal at Bellwether Education Partners for its Policy and Thought Leadership team, will speak on Social Security and teacher pensions at noon Friday, April 5, in GRAD 343.

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RAND Researcher Explores Middle School Algebra

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Andrew McEachin, also a policy researcher in economics, statistics and sociology for RAND Corp., will speak on middle school algebra. The lecture will be at noon Friday, March 29, in GRAD 243.

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Researcher on STEM Issues to Lecture March 8

Friday, March 01, 2019

Lara Perez-Felkner, an assistant professor of higher education and sociology at Florida State University in Tallahassee, will speak in a lunch program on Friday, March 8, in GRAD 243.

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Researchers Report Link Between School Voucher Program and Reduced Crime, Paternity Disputes

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Alumnus Corey A. DeAngelis and professor Patrick Wolf collaborated on a study of school vouchers and their relation to the levels of property crimes and paternity disputes.

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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.

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Research Suggests College Visits Inspire Eighth-Graders to Pursue Higher Education

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Doctoral students Elise Swanson and Katherine Kopotic have worked with schools to expose students to various aspects of campus life to see if those visits affect their likelihood of attending college.

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