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Northwestern Emeritus Sociology Professor to Give Lecture Friday on Program Evaluation

Monday, April 16, 2018

Thomas Cook, a professor emeritus of sociology at Northwestern University, will give a lecture in the Education Reform Lectue Series at noon Friday, April 20.

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Indiana School Choice Scholarship Program Topic of Lecture Friday

Monday, February 19, 2018

Ben Scafidi, director of the Education Economic Center at Kennesaw State University, will give a lecture at noon Friday, Feb. 23, about the fiscal effects of the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program.

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Harvard Lecturer, Author of Education Book to Speak at U of A on March 5

Monday, February 12, 2018

Celine Coggins, a lecturer and entrepreneur-in-residence at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will give a presentation titled "How to Be Heard" at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 5.

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U of A Researcher Examines Special Education Gap Using Louisiana Charter School Data

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

A new report written by U of A professor Patrick Wolf describes the closing of the special education gap between charter schools and traditional schools in Louisiana.

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New Book Examines Failed Efforts to Improve Education Systems

Monday, January 29, 2018

A new book co-edited by a U of A professor and his former student encourages education researchers, practitioners and policymakers to take stock of failed attempts at education reform.

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Kentucky School Superintendent to Give Lecture on School Turnaround

Monday, January 22, 2018

Keith Look, superintendent of Danville, Kentucky, schools, will give a lecture titled "What Degree Rotation Constitutes School 'Turnaround'" at noon Friday, Jan. 26, in GRAD 343.

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Education Reform Professors Included on Public Influence List

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Three U of A faculty members — Jay P. Greene, Robert Maranto and Patrick J. Wolf — who study education reform have been included in the 2018 "Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings."

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Analysis of New Orleans Test Data Suggests Best Practices for Charter Schools

Monday, January 08, 2018

A new report written by professor Patrick Wolf describes possible best practices for charter schools based on research conducted in New Orleans.

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Economist to Give Lecture in Education Reform Series

Monday, November 27, 2017

Rajashri Chakrabarti, senior economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, will give a lecture at noon Friday, Dec. 1, as part of the Department of Education Reform lecture series.

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Researcher to Talk About Improving Teacher Preparation

Monday, November 06, 2017

Dan Goldhaber, vice president of the American Institutes for Research, will give a lecture at noon Friday, Nov. 10, about improving teacher preparation.

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