Two guides, curated by UW College of Education faculty, with educational resources for families impacted by school and child care program closures are included in a roundup of resources amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Food, mental health support and more: Resources to support the community during the coronavirus outbreak
Major school closures are coming to Washington. But what does science say about how to contain the coronavirus?
Professor Meredith Honig comments on the need to support local school leaders as decisions are made about closing schools in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
The social repercussions of the coronavirus will not spare children
In an op-ed, Professor Soojin Oh Park discusses how the novel coronavirus pandemic threatens to exacerbate inequalities and systemic oppression that endanger the well-being of underserved children and argues for robust investments in high-quality, affordable child care.
Teacher-Candidates Get a Safe Space to Air Touchy Issues of Identity
The UW College of Education's work to make identity caucusing mandatory for teacher-candidates in its elementary and secondary programs is featured in an in-depth report.
Opinion: We owe more to kids with developmental disabilities
Professor Ilene Schwartz writes about her diagnosis with breast cancer and the very different — and difficult — experience of families with a young child who has a developmental delay.
Here's why Socorro ISD became open enrollment
Professor David Knight comments on school funding and the impact in a Texas school district that adopted an open enrollment policy.
UW's Danforth Educational Leadership Program in profile
The design and theory of action behind the University of Washington's Danforth program, winner of the UCEA's 2019 Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation Award, is discussed.
Developing STEM Mindsets Through Family Storytelling
Professor Philip Bell is co-author of an article highlighting a collaboration between the University of Washington, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Public Libraries and Native American-serving organizations engaging nondominant families engage in culturally resurgent and intergenerational STEAM programming.
Charter school backlash shows why oversight is needed in Texas
Professor David Knight is co-author of an op-ed discussing the need for policymakers to ensure charter schools efficiently use public resources to serve students.
Leaders in education join NYC Leadership Academy advisory council
Professor Meredith Honig has joined the new NYC Leadership Academy Expert Advisory Council and will lend her expertise to the NYC Leadership Academy’s efforts to continuously learn from and improve its work developing school and school system leaders to identify and dismantle inequities.