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October 7, 2015

New UW report paints sobering picture of urban education in the US

A groundbreaking new report provides a sobering picture of the state of urban education in America, especially when it comes to educational opportunities for poor students and students of color, who now make up the majority of America‚Äôs public school students nationwide. The report provides the first citywide assessment of the changing and complex public…


May 2, 2014

Teaching kids the language behind their devices — Code.org co-founder to speak

A second grade student participates in the 2013 Hour of Code.

Hadi Partovi of Code.org will talk May 8 at UW’s Seattle campus about the impact of the Hour of Code and what parents, educators and policymakers in Washington state can do to prepare students for science, technology, math and engineering jobs.


November 20, 2012

New study suggests charter schools may not systematically under-enroll students with special needs

A pencil and eraser.

Charter schools may be doing better at enrolling students with special needs than many believe, according to a new report by UW’s Center on Reinventing Public Education.