The State Journal, based in Frankfort, Ky., published an opinion/editorial column by Dr. John Thelin on the implications of tax changes on higher education, particularly in Kentucky. Read the column here.
Wealthy charter school backers have directed most of their money to a select number of states, particularly ones where charter schools are better at raising test scores, according to a new study by Dr. Joseph Ferrare, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies … Read More
Kudos to EPE alum Dr. David Heflin, who has been appointed as Western Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Vice President of Academic Affairs. Heflin earned his doctorate in 2015 and was a member of our second Ed.D. Cohort. For more … Read More
This week, a study co-authored by EPE’s own Simona Balazs was featured in UKNOW. As part of her work as a research associate at the Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky (CEDIK), Balazs worked with CEDIK Director Alison Davis on … Read More
How do vouchers that allow public school students to attend private school affect student achievement? The University of Kentucky College of Education’s Joseph Waddington, an assistant professor in the Department of Education Policy Studies and Evaluation, is seeking to get … Read More
We would like to congratulate Sy Bridenbaugh, EPE doctoral candidate and EPE 301 “Education in American Culture” TA, on receiving the Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching. You can learn more about Sy’s story and the award by reading “UK Teaching … Read More
EPE Assistant Professor Joseph Waddington’s research on the impact of Indiana’s voucher program was recently mentioned in “The Promise and Peril of School Vouchers” on NPR’s Morning Edition. Kudos to Dr. Waddington and Dr. Mark Berends of Notre Dame!
There is always something going on in EPE, and recent (and upcoming) EPE happenings have been mentioned in the College of Education’s “Latest News & Events,” such as our very own Dr. John Thelin publishing American Higher Education: Issues and Institutions with … Read More
EPE professor emeritus Dr. Alan DeYoung recently returned from working in Turkmenistan as a Fulbright Scholar. You can read the full article about his experience on the UK International Center’s website by clicking HERE.
Check out Professor John Thelin’s recent op-ed in Inside Higher Ed on the controversies concerning building names on college campuses.