Former mayor paves path toward universal preschool

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A recent evaluation of Seattle's preschool program by UW College of Education researchers is noted.

For kids of color, return to school can be scary

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Professor Gail Joseph, director of the University of Washington’s Cultivate Learning project, discusses a recent report showing black preschoolers and kindergartners in Washington state face higher discipline and expulsion rates.

End discriminatory discipline and keep kids in school, learning

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

UW College of Education professors Angel Fettig and Kathleen Artman Meeker outline steps to end discriminatory discipline and make early learning programs work better for each and every child.

Washington’s teacher contract negotiations come after a year of high-profile union wins

Monday, September 3, 2018

Tom Halverson, senior lecturer and director of the UW master's in education policy program, comments on local and national efforts to raise teacher pay and compensation.

Zoe Higheagle Strong '15 to lead WSU Native American programs

Monday, September 3, 2018

Zoe Higheagle Strong, who earned her PhD in learning sciences and human development from the UW, will serve as WSU's executive director of tribal relations and director of the Plateau Center for Native American Research and Collaborations.

How to Teach Your Kids About Diversity and Human Rights

Thursday, August 30, 2018

James A. Banks, the founding director of the UW’s Center of Multicultural Education, discusses child development and how parents can support it.

Black Educators Push Each Other Towards Academic Excellence And A Collective Legacy

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Sandra Powell, Sarah Pritchett, Mia Williams, Keisha Scarlett and Kristina Bellamy—who together applied for the UW's doctoral program in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and graduated earlier this year—are raising the bar for academic excellence for both...

UW Books in brief: Battling Jim Crow on campus

Monday, August 6, 2018

Professor Joy Williamson-Lott's research on activism in the 1960s, and how colleges and universities stifled student expression and faculty academic freedom, is featured in her new book “Jim Crow Campus: Higher Education and the Struggle for a New Southern Social Order.”

Principals, support programs key to retaining black teachers

Saturday, July 28, 2018

A study by University of Washington professor Min Sun explored retention gap between black and white teachers and factors that could boost the retention of black teachers.

Black teachers leave schools at higher rates — but why?

Friday, July 27, 2018

Professor Min Sun's recent study exploring the retention of black teachers and the factors that impact retention is featured.