Emeritus Professor Robert Abbott is co-author of a decades-long study indicating that youth programs designed to prevent drug use and delinquency and support healthy development can reap lasting benefits not only for participants, but also for their future kids.
Early childhood intervention programs may reap benefits across generations
I am breathing, but I’m not OK
Professor Ed Taylor writes about the need to recognize the past, address current problems and imagine the future we want in creating safe and vibrant communities.
Readers share why they joined protests in Seattle following the death of George Floyd
A graduate student in the UW's Education Policy, Organizations and Leadership program comments on the importance of involving educators in discussions about police reform.
Dear white people, please read ‘White Fragility’
"White Fragility" by Robin DiAngelo (PhD '04), affiliate associate professor of education, is featured in an opinion column.
Education students named Fulbright alternates
Two UW College of Education students have been selected as alternate Fulbright award winners in 2020. Rocia Araujo, an Education, Communities and Organizations major, and Jill Nakayama, an Early Childhood and Family Studies major, are both alternates for English teaching assistant positions in South Korea.
Washington STEM data tracker brings inequities of economic fallout into clear focus
Jenée Myers Twitchell (MEd '09, PhD '17) comments on Washington STEM's work to provide more information about who has lost jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The effort is supported by PhD student Lana Huizar, a Community Partner Fellow working with Washington STEM.
Some Seattle Things to Read and Watch to Better Understand the Protests
"White Fragility" by Robin DiAnglo, affiliate associate professor of education, is featured in a roundup of books and other content to better understand protests following the killing of George Floyd.
Protests In A Pandemic: Americans Remember George Floyd
Robin DiAngelo, affiliate associate professor of education, discusses the impact of police brutality against black Americans.
Washington’s constitution protects K-12 funding. The coronavirus will test that promise.
Professor William Zumeta comments on Washington state’s education budget and the possibility of cuts in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Justice-Centered Science Pedagogy: Leaning Beyond the Boundaries of Equity and Culturally Responsive Practices
Anastasia Sanchez, a doctoral student in learning sciences and human development and Seattle Public Schools science curriculum specialist, and 7th grade science teacher Jordyn Frost (MIT '16) discuss their curriculum work in SPS.