Charter school backlash shows why oversight is needed in Texas

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Professor David Knight is co-author of an op-ed discussing the need for policymakers to ensure charter schools efficiently use public resources to serve students.

Leaders in education join NYC Leadership Academy advisory council

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Professor Meredith Honig has joined the new NYC Leadership Academy Expert Advisory Council and will lend her expertise to the NYC Leadership Academy’s efforts to continuously learn from and improve its work developing school and school system leaders to identify and dismantle inequities.   

From Common Measures to "Measures in Common"

Monday, February 3, 2020

Professor Katie Headrick Taylor is principal investigator of a project convening practitioners, researchers, evaluators and other stakeholders to explore the current state of evaluation and measurement tools in afterschool STEM programs.

Ann Ishimaru pens book on equitable school-family collaboration

Monday, February 3, 2020

Professor Ann Ishimaru's new book, “Just Schools: Building Equitable Collaborations with Families and Communities,” examines the challenges and possibilities of creating more equitable forms of collaboration among nondominant families,...

How white families with young children can work to undo racism

Monday, January 20, 2020

Professors Maggie Beneke and Manka Varghese and alum Caryn Park (PhD '10) share how white parents can begin engaging young children in...

How, as a Black man on the sidelines, I found grace at an Aryan Nations rally

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Professor Ed Taylor reflects on the teaching of Martin Luther King Jr. and the importance of connecting with other groups of people and striving for ways to build commonality.

Faculty, alumni listed among most influential education scholars

Friday, January 17, 2020

UW College of Education faculty members Kenneth Zeichner and Django Paris, along with alumni Gloria Ladson-Billings (MA ‘72) and Tyrone Howard (PhD '98), are listed among the nation's most influential scholars shaping educational practice and policy in the 2020 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

Jesse Johnson '16 appointed to serve as state representative

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Jesse Johnson, a graduate of the UW's Danforth Educational Leadership Program, will serve as state representative for Washington's 30th Legislative District.

Intern Interview: Mikaela Chavez

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Mikaela Chavez, an Education, Communities and Organizations major, discusses her internship experience in preparation for her academic and career goals.

UW researcher eyes big role for big data in improving public education

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Professor Min Sun answers questions about the role that researchers play in public schools, efforts to close opportunity gaps in Seattle’s schools and more.