Early Childhood & Family Studies Director Gail Joseph speaks with KUOW about the growing recognition of the importance of outdoor play.
Outdoor-Only Preschool On Vashon Island
Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture 2010
Samuel E. Kelly was a former faculty member at the College and the UW's first Vice President for the Office of Minority Affairs. Each year, the UW hosts an annual Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture, honoring his vision for equity in society. This year's lecture features Professor Richard Ladner of the UW Department of Computer Science and Engineering, who is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and has focused much of his research on the use of technology to improve the lives of people with disabilities, particularly the deaf and blind communities.
Marguerite Roza event on C-SPAN
Fordham's April 9 event, Can Budget Cuts Catalyze Education Reform?featured Marguerite Roza from the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education.
Washington Now In Race To The Top For Schools
Tom Halverson speaks with KING5 TV about WA's chances in 'Race to the Top'. (Begins at -1:29 second mark of the video.)
Seattle Public Schools Triage: Taking from Poor Schools to Help Poorer Ones
Seattle Times columnist Lynne Varner writes about Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson's new approach of investing more money in fewer schools. Marguerite Roza, research associate professor of education, is quoted.
Danforth Student Publishes Article on Access
Lauren H. Ramers, Danforth student and Instructional Coach at Rainier Beach High School, published an article recently, Rigorous Opportunities For ALL. Click here to access the full article.
Stagnant National Reading Scores Lag Behind Math
The nation's schoolchildren have made little or no progress in reading proficiency in recent years, according to results released Wednesday from the largest nationwide reading test. Sheila Valencia weighs in.
Ken Zeichner Addresses Comparative and International Education Society
Ken Zeichner delivered the teacher education lecture at the annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society in Chicago. His lecture was titled, Preparing good teachers for everyone's children: the issue of alternative pathways to teaching?, and addressed the efficacy of different options available around the world for preparing qualified teachers for everyone's children.
Closing the Comparability Loophole
Roza's Beyond Teacher Reassignments brief reviewed; her Seniority-Based Layoffs brief cited in NCTQ report on seniority and layoffs.
The Democratization of Albania
Professor Emeritus Theodore Ted Kaltsounis has a new book coming out this summer, The Democratization of Albania. This book will focus on his work with Albanian citizens to promote democracy through the educational system.