Has WA State Treated Education as State's Paramount Responsibility?

Friday, February 5, 2010

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

Thursday, February 4, 2010

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

Friday, January 29, 2010

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

Friday, January 15, 2010

Marguerite Roza quoted in Catalyst Ohio on the long-term effects of stimulus monies.

The leading edge of teacher pay reform

Saturday, January 9, 2010

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

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

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

Friday, November 20, 2009

Jim Banks, Geneva Gay, and Cherry Banks were listed as top scholars by their peers in a recent survey of multicultural education professors.

Community engagement, accountability, real-world experience key to UW teacher training

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Great UWeek feaure delves into a discussion with new Director of Teacher Education kenKen Zeichner about the many elements required to fully prepare a new teacher for the classroom.

College Alum, Georgie Bright Kunkel, to be featured on Evening Magazine

Monday, October 19, 2009

On Monday, October 19th, Georgie Bright Kunkel will be featured on Evening Magazine on Channel 5 at 7:00 p.m. Georgie is the oldest standup comic in Seattle, has been a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show, and has appeared with her chorale group at Carnegie Hall. Her first film, Caregiving Journey, will soon be ready for distribution. The film is a...

Alum Named Hero in the Classroom

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Former College of Ed PhD student, Chris Robert, is named Hero in the Classroom and will be honored at a Seahawks game.