The Seattle Times recently covered the struggles, challenges and impact that remote learning is having on families who have children with disabilities. Ilene Schwartz is quoted.
Washington State Children With Disabilities are Left Behind by Remote Learning
Restoring Indigenous Systems of Relationality
Emma Elliot-Groves, assistant professor in the College of Education, joined with other educators to provide testimony that imagines a world that fosters stronger human relationships with each other and with the land. They argue that to do this we must first address the challenging contemporary global and national contexts that we are in and understand...
How An Unprecedented, Indefinite Crisis Forced Education Leaders to Change the Ways School Districts Operate
Due to the pandemic, school districts have been forced to find new creative ways to engage families who have been left out of decision making. Jessica Rigby, assistant professor at the College of Education and her team interviewed 13 leaders from 7 Puget Sound school districts to hear about solutions that were productive, anti-racist and high quality. ...
Seattle Area Families of Color are Talking About Improving Remote Education. Here are Some of Their Ideas.
Families of color are getting together to improve remote education. Ann Ishimaru, associate professor of education and Regina Elmi executive director of the Somali Parent Education Board share some of the ideas.
How will Seattle-area students cope with a return to online schooling when pre-COVID school was such a lifeline?
Professors Soojin Oh Park and Holly Schindler comment on a study they are designing which will provide a snapshot of the pandemic’s effects on children’s well-being.
K–12 Schools Are Facing a Devastating Funding Crisis
Professor David Knight comments on his research showing that high-poverty districts experienced an inequitable share of funding and staffing cuts following the Great Recession and how that pattern could reemerge in the coronavirus era.
How K-12 school finance actually works — unpacking myths
In an op-ed, Professor David Knight comments on five problematic school finance myths that must be addressed as looming state budget shortfalls could lead to funding cuts for public education.
Should I worry if I think my kid might be falling behind on benchmark skills?
Professor Deborah McCutchen discusses how parents can support their child's learning at home during the pandemic.
Gift to support diverse teacher workforce holds huge potential for the future
UW President Ana Mari Cauce writes about the transformative impact of a recent $6 million anonymous gift to the College of Education to bolster diversity in the education workforce.
$6 Million Gift Bolsters Effort To Diversify The Educator Workforce
The gift will expand the UW College of Education's financial support for and recruitment of teacher candidates from diverse backgrounds, including candidates of color and those who are multilingual.