U.S. Public Schools Are in Danger

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A column by Kenneth Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, explores what the appointment of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education could mean for efforts to strengthen the nation's public schools.

Looking for Coherence and Equity in Science Teaching

Thursday, January 12, 2017

University of Washington researchers are helping lead a national effort to bring more coherence to science education, and to draw attention to inequities in schools across the country.

Faculty make list of influential education scholars

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Professors Kenneth Zeichner and John Bransford are cited, for the third consecutive year, among the nation's most influential academics informing public discussion of education policy.

Spotlight on school leadership in Florida

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Anneke Markholt, associate director with the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership, comments on the center's instructional leadership academy, which is featured in a video about Florida's effort to better prepare school leaders across the state.

Discussing Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

Friday, December 16, 2016

Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, discusses the nomination of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education and impact it could have on the direction of education policy.

Washington students in do well in new Common Core tests

Friday, December 2, 2016

Professor Susan Nolen comments on Washington students’ performance on the new Common Core-based tests, called Smarter Balanced, in grades 3-8.

Education panelists offer their vision for state’s schools

Thursday, December 1, 2016

UW College of Education Dean Mia Tuan was among the panelists at a Seattle Times LiveWire event exploring the future of K-12 education in Washington State.

Op-ed: What Trump's pick for Secretary of Education could mean

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, writes about President-elect Trump's nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education and what it could mean for public education.

The long and short Washington’s Superintendent of the Year

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Gary Cohn (PhD '99), superintendent of Everett Public Schools and Washington's 2017 Superintendent of the Year, answers questions about his district's success in raising graduation rates, the challenges of his role and more.

Using data to drive student engagement

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Michelle Zimmerman (MEd '07, PhD '11), director of innovative teaching and learning sciences at Renton Prep, helps students harness the power of data in their learning.