Professor Gail Joseph discusses the policy and practice changes needed to make high-quality online bachelor’s degrees in early childhood education or a related major accessible to all lead pre-K teachers across the United States.
Making early childhood education degrees more accessible
Researchers find early signs that Seattle’s preschool program may be paying off
A new study co-led by University of Washington researchers suggests that the city's pilot program is helping more children get ready for kindergarten.
Why math majors should take creative writing — and vice versa
Julie Van '17, an Education, Learning and Society minor and UW Dream Project mentor, argues for providing college students with more meaningful interdisciplinary experiences.
Early Education Is a Game Changer
UW College of Education researchers contribute to a new report showing that high-quality preschool reduces special education placement and contributes to a significant boost in high school graduation rates.
When Degree Programs for Pre-K Teachers Go Online
Education Interview of the Month: Independent Teacher Prep Programs
Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, discusses the creation of independent teacher education programs and their implications for public schools.
Efforts aim to get more of Yakima County’s children into preschool
Professor Soojin Oh Park comments on the impact of high-quality preschool and the difficulties some families face in taking advantage of early childhood programs.
Ken Zeichner, Boeing professor of teacher education, makes the case for why teachers should use community leaders in their continuing education curriculum to become better teachers.
New freshman class highlights admissions diversity efforts
Cristina Gaeta (PhD '16), director of multicultural outreach and recruitment at the UW, comments on building community for students of all backgrounds on campus.
Why You Should Always Apply to Reach Schools
Rhoan Garnett, a PhD candidate writing his doctoral dissertation about the phenomenon of “undermatch,” comments on why high-achieving students, especially students of color, don’t apply to the institutions that best fit their academic profiles.