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Arizona’s per pupil spending ranks 49th in the nation

May 27, 2021

Professor and Dean Emeritus Ron Marx recently spoke with KJZZ about Arizona's national ranking — 49th in the nation — of its per pupil spending. Last fiscal year, Arizona spent about $10,000 per student, below the national average, which is about $15,700.

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Dean Emeritus and Professor Ron Marx

May 14, 2021

Dean Emeritus and Professor Ron Marx was featured in this...

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Ron Marx on President Biden’s American Families Plan

May 6, 2021

Dean Emeritus Ron Marx recently spoke with Arizona’s Family about one of the flagship measures of President Biden's American Families Plan: two years of free community college.

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How a year of online learning has affected students

April 21, 2021

Speaking of lessons learned during the pandemic, three of our faculty members were consulted for this UA News article on whether the pandemic has meant an entire year has been lost for K-12 students. Dean Emeritus and Professor ...

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Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng

April 16, 2021

Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng was recently awarded a Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant, along with her colleague Matthew Graham of the University of Oregon, for their project on examining the relationship between pre-service teachers’...

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Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng

Sept. 3, 2020

Welcome! Assistant Research Professor Katherine Cheng earned her doctorate in family and human development from Arizona State University with a specialization in measurement and statistical analysis. She also holds a master’s degree in psychology from New York University and completed a two-year postdoc fellowship at University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the ...

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Professor and Dean Emeritus Ron Marx was featured in WalletHub

Aug. 1, 2020

Professor and Dean Emeritus Ron Marx was featured in WalletHub's recent piece about the most and least educated cities.

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Interim Department Head Paul Schutz recently published a Routledge book

Aug. 1, 2020

Interim Department Head Paul Schutz recently published a Routledge book about the multifaceted processes of teacher development, Teachers’ Goals, Beliefs, Emotions, and Identity Development: Investigating Complexities in the Profession. The book was co-written with Professor Ji Hong of the University of Oklahoma and Associate Professor Dionne Cross Francis of Indiana...