Professor Manka Varghese, recognized this year as one of the University of Washington's Distinguished Teaching Award recipients, is included in a photo essay featuring the honorees.
A lost generation of students because of COVID-19? Not so fast, education experts say
Professor Meredith Honig notes that, despite school closures, students have still been learning during the pandemic and schools systems need to focus attention on those likely to fall through the cracks.
Reinvesting in school improvement as a strategy for economic recovery
Professor Min Sun shares lessons from her research on the impact of federal stimulus money for schools during the Great Recession and how those lessons could help policymakers rebuild and reinvest in the most disadvantaged schools and communities.
Race in America
Robin DiAngelo, an affiliate associate professor of education and author of the best-selling book "White Fragility," discusses race in America.
Why the biggest barrier to overcoming racism is ‘white fragility’
Key concepts of the bestselling book "White Fragility" by Robin DiAngelo (PhD '04), affiliate associate professor of education, are explored in depth.
How to teach your children about racism in America
Faculty members Teddi Beam-Conroy, Maggie Beneke and Manka Varghese and alumnus Caryn Park (PhD '10) share advice for parents to help move past the idea that young children are unaware of racial differences and too innocent to be confronted with the realities of inequality and structural racism.
Early childhood intervention programs may reap benefits across generations
Emeritus Professor Robert Abbott is co-author of a decades-long study indicating that youth programs designed to prevent drug use and delinquency and support healthy development can reap lasting benefits not only for participants, but also for their future kids.
'There Is No Neutral': 'Nice White People' Can Still Be Complicit In A Racist Society
Faculty member Robin DiAngelo, author of "White Fragility," discusses key concepts from her book.
Readers share why they joined protests in Seattle following the death of George Floyd
A graduate student in the UW's Education Policy, Organizations and Leadership program comments on the importance of involving educators in discussions about police reform.
I am breathing, but I’m not OK
Professor Ed Taylor writes about the need to recognize the past, address current problems and imagine the future we want in creating safe and vibrant communities.