Department of Education Reform

Louisiana Voucher Program Helps Desegregate Public Schools, Study Finds

Louisiana Voucher Program Helps Desegregate Public Schools, Study Finds

University of Arkansas researchers took a deep look at data on the school voucher program in Louisiana...

June 21, 2016

Research Shows Private School Principals Report Strong Influence

Research Shows Private School Principals Report Strong Influence

New research from doctoral students at the University of Arkansas suggests that principals of private...

June 21, 2016

Wall Street Journal Editorial Cites U of A Study About Voucher Effectiveness

Wall Street Journal Editorial Cites U of A Study About Voucher Effectiveness

The Wall Street Journal recently cited a meta-analysis conducted by University of Arkansas researchers...

June 3, 2016

Meta-Analysis Finds Positive Impact of School Choice Programs Worldwide

Meta-Analysis Finds Positive Impact of School Choice Programs Worldwide

A group of University of Arkansas researchers reviewed 19 research studies about 11 school choice...

May 31, 2016

Northwest Arkansas Students Outperform Natural State Peers

Northwest Arkansas Students Outperform Natural State Peers

The 2015 Northwest Arkansas Report Card published by the Office for Education Policy at the University...

May 25, 2016

Study Finds Connection Between School Voucher Use, Lower Crime Rates

Study Finds Connection Between School Voucher Use, Lower Crime Rates

An evaluation by University of Arkansas researchers of a Milwaukee school voucher program found...

March 11, 2016

University of California Professor to Discuss Improving Teacher-Student Relationships

Hunter Gehlbach, an associate professor of education at the University of California, will speak...

February 26, 2016

New Reports Show Positive, Negative Effects of Louisiana School Vouchers

New Reports Show Positive, Negative Effects of Louisiana School Vouchers

The Louisiana Scholarship Program has widely varying effects on students, according to a series...

February 26, 2016

University of Virginia Research Professor to Speak About School Reform

University of Virginia Research Professor to Speak About School Reform

David W. Grissmer, a research professor of education at the University of Virginia, will speak at...

February 9, 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