College of Ed faculty member Tom Halverson weighs in on current debate over lowering GPA requirements for graduating seniors. The district says this is part of a larger plan they are presenting to the school board. Learn more about this controversial topic.
Will lowering GPA requirements help students or society?
College of Ed alum, Craig Romano, publishes book
Career paths ordinarily do not follow footpaths. Author Craig Romano, though, loves being an exception, and a fairly unlikely one to boot ?~@~T a Connecticut-born writer treading in the footsteps of revered Northwest guidebook icons Harvey Manning and Ira Spring.
UW Social Development Research Group's Work on Drug Abuse Prevention
Faculty member Bob Abbott's research with the UW Social Development Research Group featured on ABC.
Kirkland author Richelle Mead gets a taste of success with Vampire Academy novels
Alum Richelle Mead publishes the fourth installment in her Vampire Academy teen/young adult series.
Can schools can do better with less money?
Marguerite Roza is quoted in Christian Science Monitor. If [top administrators] say you have to fire all your librarians, but you happen to have this really great librarian who's doing more for reading instruction than anyone else ... it's not really useful, says Marguerite Roza, a senior scholar at the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education. The flexibility allows the school to ... maybe even do things better.
Marguerite Roza on NPR Morning Edition
Marguerite Roza on NPR's Morning Edition, speaking to the topic, 'Billions of Stimulus Money Goes Unspent.'
Pros and cons of screening teens for depression
James Mazza, a psychologist at the University of Washington in Seattle, says that children can benefit from depression screenings as early second grade.
Kent Jewell Interviewed about King Street Collective Closure
Kent Jewell, College of Ed staffer, was interviewed by KBCS about King Street House Collective closure.