Districts have options when it comes to teacher salary inequities

Thursday, February 11, 2010

In the brief, Marguerite Roza, research associate professor and senior scholar at the center, and Sarah Yatsko, its research coordinator, suggest four options districts could pursue to remedy school spending.

Alum wins Dissertation Award from NARST

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Heather Zimmerman, College alum and faculty member at Penn State, won the National Association for Research in Science Teaching award for the outstanding dissertation of the year in the field of science education. The premier science education research organization, the National Association for Research in Science and Teaching awarded Zimmerman for her research with the LIFE Center.

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.