Making early childhood education degrees more accessible

Friday, December 1, 2017

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.

Researchers find early signs that Seattle’s preschool program may be paying off

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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

Monday, November 20, 2017

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

Monday, November 20, 2017

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

Friday, November 17, 2017

The University of Washington's online early childhood and family studies program and EarlyEdU Alliance are highlighted in a new report on online degree programs for Pre-K teachers.

Education Interview of the Month: Independent Teacher Prep Programs

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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

Thursday, November 9, 2017

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.

Teaching teachers

Thursday, November 9, 2017

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

Monday, November 6, 2017

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

Friday, November 3, 2017

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.