UW receives $6 million to bolster teacher diversity

Monday, August 10, 2020

The gift to the UW's College of Education will create an endowed fund that provides additional financial support to teacher candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those of color and those who are multilingual.

$6 Million Gift Bolsters Effort To Diversify The Educator Workforce

Monday, August 10, 2020

The gift will expand the UW College of Education's financial support for and recruitment of teacher candidates from diverse backgrounds, including candidates of color and those who are multilingual.

Startup-assisted microschools ease remote schooling pain, but could widen academic divides

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Professor Ann Ishimaru comments on microschools and how families could work with community centers and school districts to create accessible programs for all students.

Supervising Principals for Instructional Leadership: A Teaching and Learning Approach

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Meredith Honig and Lydia Rainey of the UW's District Leadership Design Lab discuss their new book with Justin Baeder (PhD '18).

School-closure clash, sex-ed repeal part of Washington state schools chief race

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Professor Meredith Honig comments on the importance of state leadership supporting leaders at the district level.

Will a national movement demanding racial justice help expand ethnic studies in Washington?

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Professor Niral Shah notes that teaching about scholars of color across different disciplines can help students of color see themselves achieving success across the spectrum.

Two UW researchers aim to study how current economic disruption is affecting kids

Monday, July 20, 2020

Professors Soojin Oh Park and Holly Schindler will survey families in King County as part of a study to find out how the pandemic has affected family finances and how children are faring at home and at school.

How long will it take to revolutionize equity in education?

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Professors Ann Ishimaru and Niral Shah comment on what is needed to disrupt systemic racism in education and create systems that are just for all students and communities.

Should Congress Compel States to Make More-Equitable Budget Cuts?

Friday, July 17, 2020

A report cites a study by Professor David Knight showing that during Great Recession, when states made flat cuts to their K-12 aid, it ultimately tripled the disparity between wealthier and poorer districts.

School Reopening Plans Could Worsen Inequities. That's Why This Panel Prioritizes Some In-Person Classes

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Keisha Scarlett (EdD '18), chief of equity, partnerships and engagement at Seattle Public Schools, says a commitment to equity must be a chief priority as plans are made to reopening schools.