The social repercussions of the coronavirus will not spare children

Friday, March 13, 2020

In an op-ed, Professor Soojin Oh Park discusses how the novel coronavirus pandemic threatens to exacerbate inequalities and systemic oppression that endanger the well-being of underserved children and argues for robust investments in high-quality, affordable child care.

Teacher-Candidates Get a Safe Space to Air Touchy Issues of Identity

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

The UW College of Education's work to make identity caucusing mandatory for teacher-candidates in its elementary and secondary programs is featured in an in-depth report.

Opinion: We owe more to kids with developmental disabilities

Friday, February 28, 2020

Professor Ilene Schwartz writes about her diagnosis with breast cancer and the very different — and difficult — experience of families with a young child who has a developmental delay.

Here's why Socorro ISD became open enrollment

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Professor David Knight comments on school funding and the impact in a Texas school district that adopted an open enrollment policy.

UW's Danforth Educational Leadership Program in profile

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The design and theory of action behind the University of Washington's Danforth program, winner of the UCEA's 2019 Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation Award, is discussed.

Developing STEM Mindsets Through Family Storytelling

Friday, February 14, 2020

Professor Philip Bell is co-author of an article highlighting a collaboration between the University of Washington, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Public Libraries and Native American-serving organizations engaging nondominant families engage in culturally resurgent and intergenerational STEAM programming.

Charter school backlash shows why oversight is needed in Texas

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Professor David Knight is co-author of an op-ed discussing the need for policymakers to ensure charter schools efficiently use public resources to serve students.

Leaders in education join NYC Leadership Academy advisory council

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Professor Meredith Honig has joined the new NYC Leadership Academy Expert Advisory Council and will lend her expertise to the NYC Leadership Academy’s efforts to continuously learn from and improve its work developing school and school system leaders to identify and dismantle inequities.   

From Common Measures to "Measures in Common"

Monday, February 3, 2020

Professor Katie Headrick Taylor is principal investigator of a project convening practitioners, researchers, evaluators and other stakeholders to explore the current state of evaluation and measurement tools in afterschool STEM programs.

Ann Ishimaru pens book on equitable school-family collaboration

Monday, February 3, 2020

Professor Ann Ishimaru's new book, “Just Schools: Building Equitable Collaborations with Families and Communities,” examines the challenges and possibilities of creating more equitable forms of collaboration among nondominant families, communities and schools.