Professor Ann Ishimaru’s scholarship explores how historically marginalized students, families and communities have the power to be catalysts in the drive to create equitable educational environments—and systemic change in education as a whole.
Faculty Friday: Ann Ishimaru
A breakdown of administrative costs as teachers strike
Professor Meredith Honig comments on school districts' administrative salaries and the relationship to the quality of education.
Former mayor paves path toward universal preschool
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
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
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.
Zoe Higheagle Strong '15 to lead WSU Native American programs
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.
Washington’s teacher contract negotiations come after a year of high-profile union wins
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.
How to Teach Your Kids About Diversity and Human Rights
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
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
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.”