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Michigan State Professor to Lecture on School Governance

By April 11, 2016 No Comments

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Ken Frank, professor of measurement and quantitative methods at Michigan State University, will speak at noon Friday, April 15, at the University of Arkansas.

The lecture, titled “Balancing Voices: Articles for Effective School Governance,” is part of the Department of Education Reform Lecture Series and will take place in Room 343, Graduate Education Building.

Those planning to attend any of the lectures in the series are asked to RSVP on the Department of Education Reform’s website before 1 p.m. the Wednesday preceding the lecture.

Frank is the MSU Foundation Professor of Sociometrics, which refers to the quantitative study of social context. He studies schools as social organizations and the social embeddedness of natural resource use. The projects he is working on include a study of the effects of the Michigan Merit Curriculum on educational outcomes and how knowledge about climate change diffuses to policymakers and educators.


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    College of Education and Health Professions

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Reprinted with permission from the College of Education and Health Professions

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