From left: Robert Maranto, Robert Costrell, Albert Cheng, Sarah McKenzie, Gema Zamarro, Jennifer Ash, Patrick Wolf, Jonathan Wai, Josh McGee and Sarah Moore.
Faculty from the University of Arkansas’ Department of Education Reform traveled to Little Rock not too long ago to testify earlier than the Arkansas Senate.
They up to date the Senate on the division’s training coverage work and provided their experience as wanted sooner or later. Sarah Moore and Jennifer Ash, alumni from this system, joined school.
The Senate handed a decision on the Feb. 16 assembly, recognizing the division’s achievements all through the previous two years. Sen. Bob Ballinger was the decision’s lead sponsor, which honored the division, and Patrick J. Wolf, a Distinguished Professor of Education Policy and twenty first Century Endowed Chair in School Choice.
“I recognize the Senate honoring this division for his or her years of work to offer invaluable analysis to enhance the training of college students throughout the nation,” Ballinger stated. “They are an Arkansas treasure, and it is good they’re getting this consideration.”
The decision cited the division’s service and varied tasks, together with these associated to arts integration, trauma-informed public constitution faculties, training concerning the Holocaust, and STEM curricula. It additionally detailed the division’s in depth analysis into college alternative, training coverage, and instructor high quality.
The division’s mission is to advance training and financial growth by enhancing educational achievement in elementary and secondary faculties.