How white families with young children can work to undo racism

Monday, January 20, 2020

Professors Maggie Beneke and Manka Varghese and alum Caryn Park (PhD '10) share how white parents can begin engaging young children in conversations about whiteness, racism and fairness.

How, as a Black man on the sidelines, I found grace at an Aryan Nations rally

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Professor Ed Taylor reflects on the teaching of Martin Luther King Jr. and the importance of connecting with other groups of people and striving for ways to build commonality.

Faculty, alumni listed among most influential education scholars

Friday, January 17, 2020

UW College of Education faculty members Kenneth Zeichner and Django Paris, along with alumni Gloria Ladson-Billings (MA ‘72) and Tyrone Howard (PhD '98), are listed among the nation's most influential scholars shaping educational practice and policy in the 2020 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

Jesse Johnson '16 appointed to serve as state representative

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Jesse Johnson, a graduate of the UW's Danforth Educational Leadership Program, will serve as state representative for Washington's 30th Legislative District.

Intern Interview: Mikaela Chavez

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Mikaela Chavez, an Education, Communities and Organizations major, discusses her internship experience in preparation for her academic and career goals.

UW researcher eyes big role for big data in improving public education

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Professor Min Sun answers questions about the role that researchers play in public schools, efforts to close opportunity gaps in Seattle’s schools and more.

Hindsight Improves the Picture for Obama-Era School Improvement Program

Friday, January 10, 2020

Professor Min Sun's study of a $7 billion school improvement grant program, the most comprehensive longitudinal study of the program to date, indicates the grants built up the capacity for improvement in their schools.

Asians are good at math? Why dressing up racism as a compliment just doesn't add up

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Professor Niral Shah discusses why the false narrative that "Asians are good at math" is harmful and what educators can do about it (also published in The Chicago Reporter, Idaho Press-Tribune and other outlets).

Faculty Friday: Karin Frey

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Professor Karin Frey discusses her research on teenagers and interactions that involve strategies of conflict or cooperation.

Big Obama administration grants for Washington’s worst schools paid off, new study shows

Monday, January 6, 2020

Professor Min Sun discusses her study looking at the impact of a federal program intended to revive the nation’s underperforming schools. Preliminary results indicate student achievement improved and graduation rates increased at schools that received funding.