Jesse Johnson '16 appointed to serve as state representative

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Jesse Johnson, a graduate of the UW's Danforth Educational Leadership Program, will serve as state representative for Washington's 30th Legislative District.

Intern Interview: Mikaela Chavez

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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

Sunday, January 12, 2020

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

Friday, January 10, 2020

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

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Professor Niral Shah discusses why the false narrative that "Asians are good at math" is harmful and what educators can do about it (also published in The Chicago Reporter, Idaho Press-Tribune and other outlets).

Faculty Friday: Karin Frey

Thursday, January 9, 2020

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

Monday, January 6, 2020

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

Monday, January 6, 2020

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

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

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).

Kids aren't getting enough exercise, even in sporty Seattle

Monday, December 23, 2019

Julie McCleery discusses barriers preventing children from getting the recommended amount of physical activity in a commentary piece (also published in the Kitsap Sun, Lincoln Journal-Star, Midland Daily News and other outlets).