The Bezos Family Foundation has given a $3 million gift to the University of Washington to support a new professorship in early learning, offer financial aid to doctoral students and support promising early learning initiatives.
$3 million gift to shape UW's early education work
Bezos family gives UW $3M for early-learning research
The Bezos family has gifted the University of Washington College of Education with $3 million to create an endowment for early-learning research.
Bezos family makes gift to advance UW’s early education work
The Bezos Family Foundation's donation offers a lasting opportunity to influence the UW College of Education's research and programs in early education.
Faculty Friday: Ann Ishimaru
Professor Ann Ishimaru’s scholarship explores how historically marginalized students, families and communities have the power to be catalysts in the drive to create equitable educational environments—and systemic change in education as a whole.
A breakdown of administrative costs as teachers strike
Professor Meredith Honig comments on school districts' administrative salaries and the relationship to the quality of education.
Former mayor paves path toward universal preschool
A recent evaluation of Seattle's preschool program by UW College of Education researchers is noted.
For kids of color, return to school can be scary
Professor Gail Joseph, director of the University of Washington’s Cultivate Learning project, discusses a recent report showing black preschoolers and kindergartners in Washington state face higher discipline and expulsion rates.
End discriminatory discipline and keep kids in school, learning
UW College of Education professors Angel Fettig and Kathleen Artman Meeker outline steps to end discriminatory discipline and make early learning programs work better for each and every child.
Washington’s teacher contract negotiations come after a year of high-profile union wins
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.
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.