Thomas Halverson, director of the UW Master's in Education Policy program, discusses his recent opinion column arguing for high schools to provide students with a greater variety pathways to postsecondary and career options.
INTERVIEW: The College Or Bust Message
UW drives $15.7 billion of state’s economy
The work of the College of Education's Cultivate Learning to support Washington's early learning and care providers is cited in the UW's recently released Economic Impact Report (page 9).
We must rethink what a ‘student athlete’ is and teach entrepreneurial skills
In an op-ed, Professor Jennifer Hoffman argues for reshaping what the college curriculum should look like for athletes who want to be compensated for their name, image and likeness.
The college-or-bust message leaves a majority of our students behind
Tom Halverson, director of the UW Master's in Education Policy program, writes about why high schools need to provide students with a variety of unrestricted, intertwined pathways to a multitude of postsecondary and/or career options.
Seattle Public Schools leans on history to change its gifted education program
Professor Nancy Hertzog, director of the UW's Robinson Center for Young Scholars, comments on the evolution of gifted education programs in the United States and Washington state.
How Free Online College Courses Are Changing the Game for Early Childhood Educators
The EarlyEdU Alliance, a collaboration of early childhood education experts led by the University of Washington College of Education, is helping improve the quality of teaching in the field.
Why You Should Always Apply to Reach Schools
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.
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.