Marge Plecki featured on Dave Ross show about the the McCleery decision on Washington's school funding system. (@ 22.18 mark.)
Has WA State Treated Education as State's Paramount Responsibility?
School funding gets an F; judge calls for action
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
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
Marguerite Roza quoted in Catalyst Ohio on the long-term effects of stimulus monies.
The leading edge of teacher pay reform
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
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
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
Great UWeek feaure delves into a discussion with new Director of Teacher Education Ken 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
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
Former College of Ed PhD student, Chris Robert, is named Hero in the Classroom and will be honored at a Seahawks game.