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Improving U.S. High Schools Focus of Lecture
Harvard's Jal Mehta will address "The Elusive Quest for Ambitious Schooling: Inside the Effort to Remake the American High School" at noon Friday, Jan. 18, in GRAD 243.
Funding Gap Grows Between Public Charters and Traditional Public Schools
Researchers found a funding discrepancy in the 14 cities studied that continues to favor traditional public schools.
Scholarship That's More Than 'Dollars for Scholars' Lecture Topic
Lindsay C. Page of the University of Pittsburgh will review the Dell Scholars program, which provides scholarships and financial support for students from low-income families
Education Agencies' Use of Evidence Lecture Topic
Cara Jackson, an associate partner with the national nonprofit Bellwether Education Partners, will discuss "Evidence Use in Federal, Local and Non-Profit Education Agencies" on Nov. 2.
Two Specialists Consider Changes in Education Spending
Kieran M. Killeen and Thomas A. Downes will address the responsiveness of supplementary education spending at a noon lunch program in Room 343 of the Graduate Education Building.
Education Reform Professor Jay Greene to Lecture on 'B.S.'
Greene's lecture offers a preview of an Honors College Signature Seminar he will teach during the spring semester.
Sociologist Addresses Research on Educational Equity
Professor Ruth Lopez Turley will discuss "Advancing Equity through Research-Practice Partnerships" at noon Friday, Sept. 7, in Room 343 of the Graduate Education Building.
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.
U of A Graduate Named to Arkansas Board of Education
Gov. Asa Hutchinson named Sarah Moore of Stuttgart to the Arkansas Board of Education, his office announced last week. She earned a doctorate in education policy in 2015.
U of A Professor Answers Questions About School Segregation at Writers' Conference
Patrick Wolf, Distinguished Professor of education reform, took part in a panel discussion at the Education Writers Association annual seminar at the University of Southern California.