The transformation of Seattle’s Rainier Beach High School and Professor Ann Ishimaru's recent paper in the Journal of Educational Administration exploring how local families, students and community members partnered with educators is featured.
These Comeback Kids Don’t Bake Cookies: The Community-Based Transformation of an Urban School
UW Study Highlights Grassroots Effort To Turn Around Rainier Beach High School
A recent study by Professor Ann Ishimaru explored how members of Seattle's Rainier Beach community took the lead in saving their high school and transforming it into one of the highest-performing in the state.
Prop 1 aims to improve access to early learning
Professor Gail Joseph comments on a recent evaluation of the Seattle Preschool Program that shows children in the pilot program are making gains in every domain measured.
Seattle’s preschool program is improving, external evaluation shows
Results of an annual evaluation of the Seattle Preschool Program conducted by University of Washington researchers shows the quality of the subsidized program is on par with the most established Pre-K systems in the country.
Seattle should do better on pre-k funding
Shelby Parsons (MEP '18) argues that Seattle can use funds more efficiently to allow the city to serve more preschoolers who will benefit the most.
A look at the Seattle Preschool Program—and plans to expand it
Professor Gail Joseph comments on steady improvements that have been observed in outcomes for early learners participating in the Seattle Preschool Program.
UW linebacker pursuing career in education
Tevis Bartlett, an Education, Communities & Organizations major, is completing an internship at Seattle's Nathan Hale High School in preparation for a career in education.
How a Local Educator Is Transforming Special Education
Ariane Gauvreau, field director and teaching associate in special education, is helping teachers understand each student’s specific cultural and learning needs.
Instructional leadership teams to the rescue
Sandy Austin and Donna Anderson-Davis of the UW Center for Educational Leadership share best practices for putting instructional leadership teams into action.
Bezos family gives $3 million for UW early learning research
The gift from the Bezos Family Foundation will support a new professorship in early learning, financial aid to doctoral students and support promising early learning initiatives.