Department of Education Reform

Study Finds Large Funding Gap Between Charter Schools, Traditional Schools

Study Finds Large Funding Gap Between Charter Schools, Traditional Schools

The average disparity in per-pupil funding between traditional public schools and their public charter...

May 11, 2017

U of A Alumnus Wins Research Award from University of Missouri-St. Louis

U of A Alumnus Wins Research Award from University of Missouri-St. Louis

James Shuls, a 2013 graduate of the University of Arkansas, received the 2017 Junior Investigator...

May 1, 2017

C-SPAN Asks Two U of A Faculty Members to Rank U.S. Presidents

C-SPAN Asks Two U of A Faculty Members to Rank U.S. Presidents

C-SPAN recently asked presidential historians, including two at the University of Arkansas, to rank...

March 31, 2017

U of A Research Suggests Education Savings Account Could Reduce Crime

U of A Research Suggests Education Savings Account Could Reduce Crime

University of Arkansas researchers found that an education savings account program in Texas could...

January 10, 2017

U of A Alumnus Appointed to Illinois State Board of Education

U of A Alumnus Appointed to Illinois State Board of Education

Collin Hitt, a 2016 graduate of the University of Arkansas, was recently appointed by Illinois Gov....

December 13, 2016

NEA Awards Grant to U of A to Study Benefits of Field Trips

The University of Arkansas has been awarded a $149,500 grant from the National Endowment for the...

December 13, 2016

Arkansas Teacher Corps Expands Impact With New Staff

Arkansas Teacher Corps Expands Impact With New Staff

The Arkansas Teacher Corps, a University of Arkansas program, recently completed a cycle of new...

November 30, 2016

Penn Professor to Lecture on Discipline Policy Reform

Penn Professor to Lecture on Discipline Policy Reform

Matthew Steinberg, assistant professor of education at the University of Pennsylvania, will give...

October 17, 2016

Education Commissioner to Describe Vision for Excellence in Education

Education Commissioner to Describe Vision for Excellence in Education

Johnny Key, commissioner of the Arkansas Department of Education, will give a lecture titled "Arkansas...

October 3, 2016

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