Here's why Socorro ISD became open enrollment

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Professor David Knight comments on school funding and the impact in a Texas school district that adopted an open enrollment policy.

UW's Danforth Educational Leadership Program in profile

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The design and theory of action behind the University of Washington's Danforth program, winner of the UCEA's 2019 Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation Award, is discussed.

Developing STEM Mindsets Through Family Storytelling

Friday, February 14, 2020

Professor Philip Bell is co-author of an article highlighting a collaboration between the University of Washington, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Public Libraries and Native American-serving organizations engaging nondominant families engage in culturally resurgent and intergenerational STEAM programming.

Charter school backlash shows why oversight is needed in Texas

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Professor David Knight is co-author of an op-ed discussing the need for policymakers to ensure charter schools efficiently use public resources to serve students.

Leaders in education join NYC Leadership Academy advisory council

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Professor Meredith Honig has joined the new NYC Leadership Academy Expert Advisory Council and will lend her expertise to the NYC Leadership Academy’s efforts to continuously learn from and improve its work developing school and school system leaders to identify and dismantle inequities.   

From Common Measures to "Measures in Common"

Monday, February 3, 2020

Professor Katie Headrick Taylor is principal investigator of a project convening practitioners, researchers, evaluators and other stakeholders to explore the current state of evaluation and measurement tools in afterschool STEM programs.

Ann Ishimaru pens book on equitable school-family collaboration

Monday, February 3, 2020

Professor Ann Ishimaru's new book, “Just Schools: Building Equitable Collaborations with Families and Communities,” examines the challenges and possibilities of creating more equitable forms of collaboration among nondominant families, communities and schools.

How white families with young children can work to undo racism

Monday, January 20, 2020

Professors Maggie Beneke and Manka Varghese and alum Caryn Park (PhD '10) share how white parents can begin engaging young children in conversations about whiteness, racism and fairness.

How, as a Black man on the sidelines, I found grace at an Aryan Nations rally

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Professor Ed Taylor reflects on the teaching of Martin Luther King Jr. and the importance of connecting with other groups of people and striving for ways to build commonality.

Faculty, alumni listed among most influential education scholars

Friday, January 17, 2020

UW College of Education faculty members Kenneth Zeichner and Django Paris, along with alumni Gloria Ladson-Billings (MA ‘72) and Tyrone Howard (PhD '98), are listed among the nation's most influential scholars shaping educational practice and policy in the 2020 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.