Jesse Johnson, a graduate of the UW's Danforth Educational Leadership Program, will serve as state representative for Washington's 30th Legislative District.
Jesse Johnson '16 appointed to serve as state representative
Intern Interview: Mikaela Chavez
Mikaela Chavez, an Education, Communities and Organizations major, discusses her internship experience in preparation for her academic and career goals.
UW researcher eyes big role for big data in improving public education
Professor Min Sun answers questions about the role that researchers play in public schools, efforts to close opportunity gaps in Seattle’s schools and more.
Hindsight Improves the Picture for Obama-Era School Improvement Program
Professor Min Sun's study of a $7 billion school improvement grant program, the most comprehensive longitudinal study of the program to date, indicates the grants built up the capacity for improvement in their schools.
Asians are good at math? Why dressing up racism as a compliment just doesn't add up
Faculty Friday: Karin Frey
Professor Karin Frey discusses her research on teenagers and interactions that involve strategies of conflict or cooperation.
Big Obama administration grants for Washington’s worst schools paid off, new study shows
Professor Min Sun discusses her study looking at the impact of a federal program intended to revive the nation’s underperforming schools. Preliminary results indicate student achievement improved and graduation rates increased at schools that received funding.
Asians are good at math? Why dressing up racism as a compliment just doesn’t add up
Professor Niral Shah challenges false narratives that Asian people are innately good at math in a commentary piece that offers suggestions for how educators can disrupt those narratives.
Democratic presidential hopefuls are promising to ramp up funding for public schools
Professor David Knight writes about a substantial and unprecedented spending boost by the federal government that presidential candidates are proposing (also published in the Pennsylvania Capital-Star).