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.
Washington’s teacher contract negotiations come after a year of high-profile union wins
Zoe Higheagle Strong '15 to lead WSU Native American programs
Zoe Higheagle Strong, who earned her PhD in learning sciences and human development from the UW, will serve as WSU's executive director of tribal relations and director of the Plateau Center for Native American Research and Collaborations.
How to Teach Your Kids About Diversity and Human Rights
James A. Banks, the founding director of the UW’s Center of Multicultural Education, discusses child development and how parents can support it.
Black Educators Push Each Other Towards Academic Excellence And A Collective Legacy
Sandra Powell, Sarah Pritchett, Mia Williams, Keisha Scarlett and Kristina Bellamy—who together applied for the UW's doctoral program in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and graduated earlier this year—are raising the bar for academic excellence for both...
UW Books in brief: Battling Jim Crow on campus
Professor Joy Williamson-Lott's research on activism in the 1960s, and how colleges and universities stifled student expression and faculty academic freedom, is featured in her new book “Jim Crow Campus: Higher Education and the Struggle for a New Southern Social Order.”
Principals, support programs key to retaining black teachers
A study by University of Washington professor Min Sun explored retention gap between black and white teachers and factors that could boost the retention of black teachers.
Black teachers leave schools at higher rates — but why?
Professor Min Sun's recent study exploring the retention of black teachers and the factors that impact retention is featured.
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.