Supervising Principals for Instructional Leadership: A Teaching and Learning Approach

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Meredith Honig and Lydia Rainey of the UW's District Leadership Design Lab discuss their new book with Justin Baeder (PhD '18).

School-closure clash, sex-ed repeal part of Washington state schools chief race

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Professor Meredith Honig comments on the importance of state leadership supporting leaders at the district level.

Will a national movement demanding racial justice help expand ethnic studies in Washington?

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Professor Niral Shah notes that teaching about scholars of color across different disciplines can help students of color see themselves achieving success across the spectrum.

Two UW researchers aim to study how current economic disruption is affecting kids

Monday, July 20, 2020

Professors Soojin Oh Park and Holly Schindler will survey families in King County as part of a study to find out how the pandemic has affected family finances and how children are faring at home and at school.

How long will it take to revolutionize equity in education?

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Professors Ann Ishimaru and Niral Shah comment on what is needed to disrupt systemic racism in education and create systems that are just for all students and communities.

Should Congress Compel States to Make More-Equitable Budget Cuts?

Friday, July 17, 2020

A report cites a study by Professor David Knight showing that during Great Recession, when states made flat cuts to their K-12 aid, it ultimately tripled the disparity between wealthier and poorer districts.

School Reopening Plans Could Worsen Inequities. That's Why This Panel Prioritizes Some In-Person Classes

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Keisha Scarlett (EdD '18), chief of equity, partnerships and engagement at Seattle Public Schools, says a commitment to equity must be a chief priority as plans are made to reopening schools.

Citing Educational Risks, Scientific Panel Urges That Schools Reopen

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Keisha Scarlett, a graduate of UW's Leadership for Learning (EdD) program and chief of equity, partnerships and engagement at Seattle Public Schools, comments as a member of a committee of scientists and educators recommending that, wherever possible, younger children and those with special needs should attend school in person.

Federal spending covers only 8% of public school budgets

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Professor David Knight writes that most K-12 federal funding supports the nation's most vulnerable students, making potential cuts for school districts that don't resume daily in-person instruction especially harmful.

Corona Multimedia Showcase seeks to display kids’ creative projects made during the pandemic

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Professor Marilyn Cohen discusses establishing the Corona Multimedia Showcase, an international showcase encouraging children and their families to develop creative projects that reflect their lives during the pandemic.