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Northwestern Emeritus Sociology Professor to Give Lecture Friday on Program Evaluation
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.
Indiana School Choice Scholarship Program Topic of Lecture Friday
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.
Harvard Lecturer, Author of Education Book to Speak at U of A on March 5
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.
U of A Researcher Examines Special Education Gap Using Louisiana Charter School Data
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.
New Book Examines Failed Efforts to Improve Education Systems
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.
Kentucky School Superintendent to Give Lecture on School Turnaround
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.
Education Reform Professors Included on Public Influence List
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."
Analysis of New Orleans Test Data Suggests Best Practices for Charter Schools
A new report written by professor Patrick Wolf describes possible best practices for charter schools based on research conducted in New Orleans.
Economist to Give Lecture in Education Reform Series
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.
Researcher to Talk About Improving Teacher Preparation
Dan Goldhaber, vice president of the American Institutes for Research, will give a lecture at noon Friday, Nov. 10, about improving teacher preparation.