Professor Joy Williamson-Lott explored the history of public education in the United States, and its ongoing struggles with inequality and injustice, in a public talk that is available in its entirety.
Progress and pushback: The history of equal rights in education
UW report explores Washington's teaching workforce
Professor Margaret Plecki comments on a new, in-depth look at the makeup and retention of Washington state’s approximately 60,000 teachers.
Do dads matter? UW researchers film fathers to show them they do
Professor Holly Schindler discusses a program in which low-income fathers film their everyday moments with their children as a way to help them strengthen their parenting skills.
NGSS gets assistance in making science accessible
Professor Philip Bell, co-principal investigator for the "Advancing Coherent and Equitable Systems of Science Education" project, comments on the new effort to help all students benefit from the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
Funding Gifted Education
The UW College of Education's Equity Summit on Gifted Education is cited in a story about funding of programs for highly capable students in Washington state.
Watch 11 fast talks from Ignite Education Lab
Presentations by UW College of Education alumni Shalini Miskelly (MIT '16), Nicholas Bradford (MEP '12) and Jordan Taitingfong '(MEd '08) are now available to watch.
Speakers tell inspiring stories about learning
Three UW College of Education alumni—Shalini Miskelly (MIT '16), Nicholas Bradford (MEP '12) and Jordan Taitingfong '(MEd '08)—shared stories about inclusion, using conflict to improve relationships and being a teacher of color at Ignite Education Lab.
From Teacher to Principal: A Look at the Typical Pathway
The emergence of preparation programs tailored for teacher-leaders, including the University of Washington master's in instructional leadership program, is noted as a sign that the position has become indispensable for school districts.