Even in sporty Seattle, most kids aren’t getting enough exercise

Friday, December 13, 2019

Julie McCleery, research associate and lecturer, writes about barriers that stand in the way of children and teens being more active as well as opportunities for greater equity in access to youth physical activity.

5 new ways for schools to work with families

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Professor Ann M. Ishimaru is co-author of a commentary sharing new ways for schools and families — especially working-class communities of color — to work together to help realize children’s potential.

Carlos Lazo '14 leads high school group to perform in Havana

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Carlos Lazo (MIT '14) recently lead a student group from North Creek High School in Bothell to Cuba for a musical performance in Havana as part of celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the city.


How Schools Can Sustain Students’ Cultures

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Professor Django Paris, Seattle educator Darozyl Touch (MIT '19) and doctoral student Bontu Aman Mohammed (MEd '18) are featured in an article exploring culturally sustaining pedagogy.

Second-graders surprise PAWS with donation on Giving Tuesday

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Jennie Warmouth (PhD ‘17) and her students from Lynnwood Elementary made a donation to support PAWS of Lynnwood on Giving Tuesday. For more than a decade, Warmouth's students have written bios for furry friends looking for adoption.


Joy Williamson-Lott honored for book on civil rights, higher education in South

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Professor Joy Williamson-Lott recently received the annual Frederic W. Ness Book Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding and improvement of liberal education from the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Williamson-Lott was honored for her book “Jim...

Grant awarded to develop literacy intervention for students with intellectual disabilities

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Professors Roxanne Hudson, Carly Roberts and Elizabeth Sanders have been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Center for Special Education Research for a study to identify “malleable” reading factors — such as phonological awareness and letter sounds — among elementary students with intellectual disabilities, with the long-term aim of...

UW professor has most read paper on human rights education

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Professor Emeritus Walter Parker’s article "Human rights education's curriculum problem" is the most-read article of 2019 in the journal Human Rights Education Review. 

UW dean Mia Tuan educates future leaders on diversity and inclusion

Monday, December 2, 2019

Dean Mia Tuan, recently named to the 2019 Women of Influence list of the Puget Sound Business Journal, discusses her work to advance equity and access in education and more (subscription required).

I climb up the ladder

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The journey of Auston Jimmicum, a member of the first cohort of the Brotherhood Initiative — a program created to help men of color succeed at the UW, is featured.