Meredith Honig and Lydia Rainey of the UW's District Leadership Design Lab discuss their new book with Justin Baeder (PhD '18).
Supervising Principals for Instructional Leadership: A Teaching and Learning Approach
School-closure clash, sex-ed repeal part of Washington state schools chief race
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?
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
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?
Should Congress Compel States to Make More-Equitable Budget Cuts?
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
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
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
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
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.