25 percent of the proceeds from the Matthews Estate's Blackboard Syrah go to the Ackerly Foundation, which partners through the University of Washington College of Education to support teacher training at 24 schools.
A good way to support teachers and have a good time: Have a bottle of Matthews Estate's Blackboard Syrah
Districts have options when it comes to teacher salary inequities
In the brief, Marguerite Roza, research associate professor and senior scholar at the center, and Sarah Yatsko, its research coordinator, suggest four options districts could pursue to remedy school spending.
Alum wins Dissertation Award from NARST
Heather Zimmerman, College alum and faculty member at Penn State, won the National Association for Research in Science Teaching award for the outstanding dissertation of the year in the field of science education. The premier science education research organization, the National Association for Research in Science and Teaching awarded Zimmerman for her...
Has WA State Treated Education as State's Paramount Responsibility?
Marge Plecki featured on Dave Ross show about the the McCleery decision on Washington's school funding system. (@ 22.18 mark.)
School funding gets an F; judge calls for action
A King County judge has ordered the state Legislature to establish the cost of providing a basic education for all students in Washington state, then pay for it. Marge Plecki is quoted.
Race and Power in Mississippi
Joy Williamson-Lott is quoted in Inside Higher Ed, speaking about a proposed merger of Mississippi's three historically black universities.
The Funding Cliff: Today's Stimulus Cash Could Leave Schools in a Bind Later
Marguerite Roza quoted in Catalyst Ohio on the long-term effects of stimulus monies.
The leading edge of teacher pay reform
Harrison School District 2 Superintendent Mike Miles compares his school district’s new way of paying teachers to the TV sci-fi program “Flash Forward,” where for a moment everyone sees their future with decidedly different reactions. Marguerite Roza is quoted.
The 'Master's Pay Bump': Why Ending It Shouldn't Frighten Ed. Schools
To assert that it is misguided to pay teachers more for earning a master's degree (the master's bump) can cause quite a dust-up. Deans of graduate programs in education become very upset-and they make their feelings known.
Multicultural Ed Superstars
Jim Banks, Geneva Gay, and Cherry Banks were listed as top scholars by their peers in a recent survey of multicultural education professors.