3 Ways to Lead Inquiry-Based Schools

Monday, June 22, 2020

Faculty member Kimberly Mitchell discusses how school leaders and coaches can demonstrate inquiry dispositions and strategies in staff meetings, professional development and teacher support.

Diversity, Belonging, and Racial Justice

Friday, June 19, 2020

Jordan Taitingfong, a doctoral student and early learning training specialist at UW's Haring Center for Inclusive Education, writes about the intersection of disability and race in early childhood.

Haring Center receives childcare grant to support COVID-19 response

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The Haring Center for Inclusive Education's EEU lab school has received a grant from the Seattle Foundation to support its provision of emergency childcare to frontline medical staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Screen gems

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Professor Manka Varghese, recognized this year as one of the University of Washington's Distinguished Teaching Award recipients, is included in a photo essay featuring the honorees.

A lost generation of students because of COVID-19? Not so fast, education experts say

Friday, June 12, 2020

Professor Meredith Honig notes that, despite school closures, students have still been learning during the pandemic and schools systems need to focus attention on those likely to fall through the cracks.

Reinvesting in school improvement as a strategy for economic recovery

Friday, June 12, 2020

Professor Min Sun shares lessons from her research on the impact of federal stimulus money for schools during the Great Recession and how those lessons could help policymakers rebuild and reinvest in the most disadvantaged schools and communities.

Race in America

Friday, June 12, 2020

Robin DiAngelo, an affiliate associate professor of education and author of the best-selling book "White Fragility," discusses race in America.

Why the biggest barrier to overcoming racism is ‘white fragility’

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Key concepts of the bestselling book "White Fragility" by Robin DiAngelo (PhD '04), affiliate associate professor of education, are explored in depth.

How to teach your children about racism in America

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Faculty members Teddi Beam-Conroy, Maggie Beneke and Manka Varghese and alumnus Caryn Park (PhD '10) share advice for parents to help move past the idea that young children are unaware of racial differences and too innocent to be confronted with the realities of inequality and structural racism.

Early childhood intervention programs may reap benefits across generations

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Emeritus Professor Robert Abbott is co-author of a decades-long study indicating that youth programs designed to prevent drug use and delinquency and support healthy development can reap lasting benefits not only for participants, but also for their future kids.