Gift funded by the Bezos Family Foundation, longtime supporters of early education, will support a new professorship and research into high-quality early learning.
Bezos Family Gives $3 Million for UW Early Learning Research
$3 million gift to shape UW's early education work
The Bezos Family Foundation has given a $3 million gift to the University of Washington to support a new professorship in early learning, offer financial aid to doctoral students and support promising early learning initiatives.
Bezos family gives UW $3M for early-learning research
The Bezos family has gifted the University of Washington College of Education with $3 million to create an endowment for early-learning research.
Bezos family makes gift to advance UW’s early education work
The Bezos Family Foundation's donation offers a lasting opportunity to influence the UW College of Education's research and programs in early education.
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.
Faculty Friday: Ann Ishimaru
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.
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.
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.