From school choice to the teaching of history, education policy is at the forefront of policy debates. Join as Dr. George La Noue discusses the future of policy debates and their role in informing education policy decisions.
Dr. La Noue is Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Political Science, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and author of Silenced Stages: The Loss of Academic Freedom and Campus Policy Debates. His book was cited by the Florida legislature in the recent passage of state legislation requiring public policy debates on public university campuses.
Video Policy Briefs
What are SROs and Why are They in Schools?
Center Co-Director and Associate Professor, F. Chris Curran, explains what school resource officers (SROs) are and why they are an increasingly common fixture in schools.
School Resource Officers and School Discipline
Center Co-Director and Associate Professor, F. Chris Curran, discusses the roles of school resource officers (SROs) in the school discipline system.
School Resource Officers and Student Interactions
Center Co-Director and Associate Professor, F. Chris Curran, discusses the ways that SROs engage with students and the potential implications.
The public availability of school discipline and infraction data provides opportunities for researchers, policy analysts, and the public to examine the disciplinary practices and behavioral contexts of schools. In a forthcoming publication, Center Director Dr. F....
Funded by the American Education Research Association (AERA)’s Research Conference Grant Program and hosted by the University of Florida’s Education Policy Research Center, the Improving Data for School Discipline research conference brought together a select group of leading and emerging scholars in the field of school discipline research to collaboratively chart paths toward innovative data sources that further our understanding of school discipline and the effectiveness of policies and interventions at reducing exclusionary discipline and improving equity in discipline.
Project EASE Offers Fully Funded Fellowships to Study Education Policy and Special Education at UFThe Education Policy Research Center in partnership with the University of Florida Literacy Institute is excited to announce a newly funded doctoral program...