Department of Education Reform

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

Lecture Friday to Focus on School Finance Reform

Lecture Friday to Focus on School Finance Reform

Diane Schanzenbach, associate professor of human development and social policy at Northwestern University,...

September 19, 2016

Office for Education Policy Offers Free Conference on Challenges Faced by Schools

Office for Education Policy Offers Free Conference on Challenges Faced by Schools

Assisting schools with challenges they face is the theme of the fall conference sponsored by the...

August 29, 2016

Latest Research Breaks Down Impact on Proposed Changes to Louisiana Scholarship Program

Latest Research Breaks Down Impact on Proposed Changes to Louisiana Scholarship Program

The elimination of the Louisiana Scholarship Program would result in cost increases larger than...

August 15, 2016

U of A Professor Reflects on Obama's Education Agenda

U of A Professor Reflects on Obama's Education Agenda

President Barack Obama's education agenda is the focus of a new book co-written by University of...

July 25, 2016

U of A Professor's Research Project in Spain Asks if Character Traits Can Be Taught

U of A Professor's Research Project in Spain Asks if Character Traits Can Be Taught

University of Arkansas professor Gema Zamarro and a colleague in Spain will embark this fall on...

July 19, 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