Professor Jessica Thompson is the featured guest on a podcast discussing the value of collaboration with science teaching colleagues specifically by forming Professional Learning Communities.
Forming a Productive NGSS Professional Learning Community
UW’s Danforth Educational Leadership Program honored
The University of Washington’s Danforth Educational Leadership Program has been named the 2019 recipient of the Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation Program Award, presented by the University Council for Educational Administration.
A School Put an Autistic Boy’s Desk in a Bathroom, Setting Off a Debate on Stigmas
Ilene Schwartz, director of the UW's Haring Center for Inclusive Education, comments on the case in a Washington school district.
Newly appointed Graduate School dean looks to be partner to students
Professor Joy Williamson-Lott comments on her plans to engage students in decision-making, how her background as a historian or education will impact her leadership and more.
Wanted: Teachers as Diverse as Their Students
Professor Manka Varghese discusses efforts to diversify the teaching workforce, such as the UW College of Education's Project Bilingual Educator CApacity, as a way to address inequities that impact students of color and their families.
Lift barriers to youth sports and physical activity
The UW Center for Leadership in Athletics' recent "State of Play: Seattle-King County" report assessing access and equity in youth physical activity in the region is cited.
Seattle schools simplifies school dress code while some in Everett opt for uniforms
Tom Halverson, director of the master's in education policy program at the UW, comments on the impact of dress codes on students and implications for teaching.
Hawaii Students Feel Safer At School, But Not Everywhere
Professor Janine Jones discusses the correlation between a positive school climate and student academic outcomes.
Most kids in King County do not get enough exercise, according to a new UW study
UW Center for Leadership in Athletics researcher Julie McCleery comments on a new report showing big divides in terms of which kids take part in organized sports and which ones do not.
King County’s kids aren’t getting outside, new report shows
Julie McCleery, a researcher with the UW Center for Leadership in Athletics, comments on a new report investigating young people's access to sports, play and outdoor recreation in Seattle and King County, which she led as principal investigator.