Dean Mia Tuan comments on an ambitious, comprehensive effort to drastically improve educational outcomes for students in Chehalis School District.
Student achievement initiative thriving
The Allure of the Emerald City
Faculty member Cassady Glass Hastings and the launching of the College's Education, Communities and Organizations major are noted.
Is your child ready for kindergarten?
Professors Kristen Missall and Soojin Oh Park comment on what parents should consider as they weigh whether to “redshirt” a 5-year-old.
Transforming the Early Education Workforce
Kristie Kauerz, director of the UW's National P-3 Center, discusses how the Washington P-3 Executive Leadership Certificate Program is advancing the leadership of principals and early learning center directors in a new multimedia guidebook.
Pre-to-3: What is an early-childhood education professional?
Professor Kristie Kauerz comments on what it means to be an early-childhood education professional and the importance of continuity across the entire P-20 education continuum.
UW will build teacher corps for dual-language classrooms
A $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will enable the UW College of Education to recruit and train about five dozen bilingual teachers to work in dual-language programs in South King County, Bellevue and Shoreline.
Why that bill requiring cursive is good news
Professor emerita Virginia Berninger comments on the effects of cursive learning on children’s brains and the benefits of children using multiple communication methods.
Making early childhood education degrees more accessible
Professor Gail Joseph discusses the policy and practice changes needed to make high-quality online bachelor’s degrees in early childhood education or a related major accessible to all lead pre-K teachers across the United States.
Researchers find early signs that Seattle’s preschool program may be paying off
A new study co-led by University of Washington researchers suggests that the city's pilot program is helping more children get ready for kindergarten.