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Texas A&M Professor Kalena Cortes to Speak at U of A on Friday, Dec. 6

Monday, December 02, 2019

Kalena Cortes of Texas A&M University will speak at noon Friday, Dec. 6, in GRAD 343 about "When Behavioral Barriers Are Too High or Low: How Timing Matters for Parenting Interventions."

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Professor Who Studies Education Policy to Give Guest Lecture on Nov. 22

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

A. Brooks Bowden of the University of Pennsylvania will give a lecture titled "Simplifying Cost Study Design for Education Field Trials" at noon Friday, Nov. 22, in Graduate Education 343.

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Justin Driver to Give Fall Hartman Hotz Lecture

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Justin Driver of Yale University will deliver "Are Public Schools Becoming Constitution-Free Zones," the fall Hartman Hotz Lecture in Law and Liberal Arts at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, in the E.J. Ball Courtroom.

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Grants to Help Improve Gifted and Talented Identification Process in Arkansas

Monday, October 21, 2019

Jonathan Wai, an assistant professor who holds the 21st Century Chair in Education Policy, is collaborating with two projects that recently received grants related to gifted students.

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School Psychology Professor from UC Berkeley to Speak on Friday, Oct. 11

Monday, October 07, 2019

Frank Worrell, a school psychology professor at University of California Berkeley, will speak at noon Friday, Oct. 11, about how to support resilience in students and promote well-being.

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Teacher Education Professor Robert Kunzman to Speak at U of A Friday at Noon

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Robert Kunzman of the Indiana University School of Education, will give a lecture at noon Friday, Oct. 4, titled, "Horace Mann's Nightmare? Searching for Ties that Bind."

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Arkansas Teacher Corps Sends Teachers Back to School: Nine Districts Welcome Fellows

Friday, September 06, 2019

Nine school districts across Arkansas welcomed 22 Arkansas Teachers Corps Fellows in addition to six districts welcoming returning fellows.

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Author and Political Science Professor Joshua Dunn Kicks off Education Reform Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Author and political science professor Joshua Dunn will be speak at noon Friday, Sept. 6, about "The Elephant in the Classroom: Conservative Professors, Viewpoint Diversity, and Higher Education."

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Study Finds Private School Vouchers Boost the English Scores of Poor Children in Delhi

Thursday, August 29, 2019

A decade-long study co-conducted by professor Patrick Wolf shows that students in India who attended private schools through a voucher program achieved noticeably higher scores on English assessments.

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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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