2014 Archive

U of A Research: Funding Disparity Between District, Public Charter Schools Up by 54.5 Percent

U of A Research: Funding Disparity Between District, Public Charter Schools Up by 54.5 Percent

Public charter schools now receive on average $3,509 less per pupil than traditional public schools,...

April 1, 2014

Office for Education Policy Announces Top High School Graduation Rates

The Office for Education Policy at the University of Arkansas has published the first statewide...

May 1, 2014

Maranto Named Editor of Journal of School Choice

Maranto Named Editor of Journal of School Choice

Robert Maranto, University of Arkansas professor of education reform, has been named editor of the...

June 2, 2014

Research Finds Charter Schools Nationwide More Cost-Effective, Produce Greater ROI

Research Finds Charter Schools Nationwide More Cost-Effective, Produce Greater ROI

A first-ever report released July 22 by a University of Arkansas researcher, which ties charter...

July 1, 2014

U of A Researchers Find Major Benefits for Students Who Attend Live Theater

U of A Researchers Find Major Benefits for Students Who Attend Live Theater

Field trips to live theater enhance literary knowledge, tolerance and empathy among students, according...

October 1, 2014

U of A Scholar Examines Hunger Games Trilogy as Literature

U of A Scholar Examines Hunger Games Trilogy as Literature

One of Sean Connors' students introduced him to The Hunger Games trilogy in 2008 and it got him...

November 1, 2014

Online Master's Program in Educational Technology is Ranked No. 18

An online degree program from the College of Education and Health Professions at the University...

November 1, 2014

U of A Graduate Helping Dallas School District Revamp Language Program

U of A Graduate Helping Dallas School District Revamp Language Program

Stephen "Ricky" Adamson of Forrest City, Arkansas, accepted a job this past summer as director of...

October 1, 2014

Ten U of A Freshmen Awarded Patterson Teacher-Education Scholarships

Ten U of A Freshmen Awarded Patterson Teacher-Education Scholarships

Ten freshmen planning to major in elementary education at the University of Arkansas received the...

October 1, 2014

spotlight on faculty scholarship

  • Preparing Teachers of Color to Teach

    Christian Goering, co-author Sense Publishers

  • Impact of Diversity on Organization and Career Development

    Claretha Hughes, Palgrave Macmillan

  • A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core

    Lynn Koch, co-author Springer

  • Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings

    William F. McComas, co-author Arcadia

  • The School Choice Journey

    Robert Maranto, co-author Palgrave Pivot

  • American Indian Workforce Education

    Carsten Schmidtke, Routledge