Professor Min Sun's recent study exploring the retention of black teachers and the factors that impact retention is featured.
Black teachers leave schools at higher rates — but why?
UW No. 12 among world's top education schools
The University of Washington College of Education is ranked No. 12 in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects list for 2018, conducted by researchers at the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Alum's book makes New York Times best sellers list
The newly-released book "White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism" by Robin DiAngelo (PhD '04) ranked No. 8 on The New York Times list of bestselling paperback nonfiction in its first week of going on sale.
Doctoral students works to create positive climates for all students
Saejin Kwak Tanguay, a PhD candidate in multicultural education, discusses her work to foster supportive peer environments for diverse student populations.
‘Teaching for Black Lives’ — a handbook to help all educators fight racism
Jesse Hagopian (MIT '06) and Wayne Au, affiliate faculty in teaching, learning and curriculum, are co-editors of “Teaching for Black Lives,” a collection of writings that help educators humanize blacks in curriculum, teaching and policy and connect lessons to young people’s lives.
Blaming parents of color for their own oppression is an American pastime
Professor Megan Bang is co-author of a commentary piece discussing a pattern of blaming parents and caregivers to justify the systemic inequities and inhumane treatment of nonwhite and poor families.
The 'father of multicultural education' says schools still need change
Professor James A. Banks discusses the field of multicultural education and the changes that are still needed in school systems across the country and abroad.
First space, then auto—now Elon Musk quietly tinkers with education
Professor Nancy Hertzog comments on how an inquiry-based curriculum at an experimental non-profit school on the campus of SpaceX could give students the opportunity to pursue their interests, put ideas into context and acquire basic skills to solve problems.
Inclusive education is a plus for children of all abilities
Professor Ilene Schwartz, director of the University of Washington's Haring Center, writes that the fear some kids will be slowed down by kids with disabilities is just not true.