Rhoan Garnett (PhD '19) discusses his doctoral research on the phenomenon of “undermatch”, which means that high-achieving students — especially students of color, those who come from low-income backgrounds, and first-generation students — don’t apply to institutions that best fit their academic profiles.
Why You Should Always Apply to Reach Schools
UW No. 15 in world rankings for education
The University of Washington College of Education is No. 15 in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, which assess universities by their performance in education, teacher training and academic studies in education subjects.
Recent test scores show widening performance gap in Seattle schools
Professor Min Sun comments on the most recent results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress and whether they can be connected to any policy changes.
Gap widens between Washington’s low and high performers on national test
Professor Min Sun, principal investigator of the UW's Education Policy Analytics Lab, comments on 2019 results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, which show the gap between Washington state’s highest and lowest performers continues to grow.
The Challenging Work of School District Chief Equity Officers
Professor Meredith Honig, director of the UW's District Leadership Design Lab, comments on how equity officers can leverage their work throughout a school district's central office leadership.
Washington Putting More Focus on the Promotion of Inclusive Education
UW's Haring Center for Inclusive Education will participate in a statewide effort to provide coaching and mentoring to Washington's teachers on best practices for inclusion.
Awareness of alternative teacher prep program's approach remains limited
Professor Emeritus Ken Zeichner's research on alternative teacher preparation models and concerns that they may contribute to educational inequities is cited.
Projects Receive Lyle Spencer Research Award to Transform Education
UW College of Education faculty are leading two large-scale research projects funded by the Spencer Foundation to build knowledge for lasting improvements in education.
Terryl Ross '03 to receive UW Distinguished Alumni Award
Terryl Ross (PhD ‘03), assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion at the UW College of the Environment, will receive the 2019 UW Multicultural Alumni Partnership Distinguished Alumni Award.
What Knowledge Do Principals Need?
Tim Schlosser '15, a principal at Tyee High School in SeaTac, and Ann O'Doherty, director of the UW's Danforth Educational Leadership Program, discuss how much content knowledge in all content areas principals need to support teacher growth.