Ken Zeichner Addresses Comparative and International Education Society

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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

Friday, February 26, 2010

Roza's Beyond Teacher Reassignments brief reviewed; her Seniority-Based Layoffs brief cited in NCTQ report on seniority and layoffs.

The Democratization of Albania

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

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.

Charlie Rose Brain Series

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Dr. Patricia Kuhl, LIFE Center PI and Director, joined other experts on the Charlie Rose Brain Series on PBS, in a discussion of the developing brain.

A good way to support teachers and have a good time: Have a bottle of Matthews Estate's Blackboard Syrah

Friday, February 12, 2010

25 percent of the proceeds from the Matthews Estate's Blackboard Syrah go to the Ackerly Foundation, which partners through the University of Washington College of Education to support teacher training at 24 schools.

Districts have options when it comes to teacher salary inequities

Thursday, February 11, 2010

In the brief, Marguerite Roza, research associate professor and senior scholar at the center, and Sarah Yatsko, its research coordinator, suggest four options districts could pursue to remedy school spending.

Alum wins Dissertation Award from NARST

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Heather Zimmerman, College alum and faculty member at Penn State, won the National Association for Research in Science Teaching award for the outstanding dissertation of the year in the field of science education. The premier science education research organization, the National Association for Research in Science and Teaching awarded Zimmerman for her research with the LIFE Center.

Has WA State Treated Education as State's Paramount Responsibility?

Friday, February 5, 2010

Marge Plecki featured on Dave Ross show about the the McCleery decision on Washington's school funding system. (@ 22.18 mark.)

School funding gets an F; judge calls for action

Thursday, February 4, 2010

A King County judge has ordered the state Legislature to establish the cost of providing a basic education for all students in Washington state, then pay for it. Marge Plecki is quoted.

Race and Power in Mississippi

Friday, January 29, 2010

Joy Williamson-Lott is quoted in Inside Higher Ed, speaking about a proposed merger of Mississippi's three historically black universities.