January- May 2010

May

In Teacher Layoffs, Seniority Rules. But Should It?

NPR, May 31, 2010
School districts around the country are planning massive layoffs as they struggle to bridge big budget deficits. This story features a quote by Marguerite Roza, of the Center on Reinventing Public Education. In Teacher Layoffs, Seniority Rules. But Should It?

Teachers' seniority rights under assault in Cleveland, across the nation

Education News, May 31, 2010
Teachers' seniority rights are under fire from public officials and policy experts who say experience and effectiveness don't always go hand in hand. This story was also picked up by The Cleveland Metro and features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Teachers' seniority rights under assault in Cleveland, across the nation

Biz Bits

Everett Herald, May 31, 2010
Diane Gillespie, a professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington's Bothell campus, has received a distinguished teaching award. Gillespie joined the faculty in 1998. The award is given each year to a faculty member who has demonstrated sustained excellence. Biz Bits

Minneapolis schools dispute: What should be the standards for hiring, firing teachers?

Minneapolis Post, May 28, 2010
For 10 months, nothing has sparked so much as a millimeter of progress in the stalled contract talks between Minneapolis Public Schools and its teachers union. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Minneapolis schools dispute: What should be the standards for hiring, firing teachers?

Dean of law school Kellye Testy to chair search committee for UW president

Seattle Times, May 28, 2010
University of Washington law dean Kellye Testy will chair a committee charged with helping find a replacement for UW President Mark Emmert. Chancellor Kenyon Chan is on this committee. Dean of law school Kellye Testy to chair search committee for UW president

Gillespie wins UW-Bothell's Distinguished Teaching Award

Bothell Komo, May 27, 2010
The Distinguished Teaching Award is among the highest honors a professor at UW-Bothell can receive, and this year that honor goes to Dr. Diane Gillespie. Gillespie wins UW-Bothell's Distinguished Teaching Award

UW-Bothell's Chan on committee to find new UW president

Bothell Komo, May 27, 2010
UW-Bothell Chancellor Kenyon Chan is in a fairly unique position: he gets to help look for his new boss. UW-Bothell's Chan on committee to find new UW president

Board of Regents names presidential search committee members

UW News, May 27, 2010
The UW Board of Regents today approved a 17-member Presidential Search and Advisory Committee to find a successor for President Mark Emmert. Chancellor Kenyon Chan is on this committee. Board of Regents names presidential search committee members

 

Critics say Ohio 'evidence-based' school funding not evidence-y enough. Dee Snider agrees.

Evidence Soup, May 27, 2010
Years ago, when a friend was elected to the state legislature, he was surprised by the complexity and crazy politics surrounding school finance. Indeed. The fur sure is flying in Ohio, where they've adopted a so-called "evidence-based model" for school funding. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Critics say Ohio 'evidence-based' school funding not evidence-y enough. Dee Snider agrees.

LIFO and poor kids

Public Education Network, May 27, 2010
A new policy brief from the Center on Reinventing Public Education looks at the disproportionate effect that "Last-in, First-out" staffing policies have on lower-income students. LIFO and poor kids

House Education Jobs Bill Blind to Teacher Quality, Needs of Low-Income Students

The Education Trust, May 27, 2010
As the recession roars through school districts across the nation, teachers who once won awards are now getting pink slips. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. House Education Jobs Bill Blind to Teacher Quality, Needs of Low-Income Students

Two Cities: A Wrap Up

Michigan Radio, May 27, 2010
For the last two weeks, we've been looking at education reform in New Orleans to see what, if anything, Detroit Public Schools might be able to learn. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Two Cities: A Wrap Up

Javid, Pendras to speak at UW Bothell, UW Tacoma commencements

UWeek, May 27, 2010
UW Bothell has announced that Mahnaz Aflatooni Javid will speak at its commencement ceremony June 13. Javid, Pendras to speak at UW Bothell, UW Tacoma commencements

Javid to serve as UW-Bothell commencement speaker

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 26, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell has announced Mahnaz Aflatooni Javid, doctor of education, as speaker for its 19th annual commencement ceremony June 13. Javid to serve as UW-Bothell commencement speaker

UW Alumni Council elections results

Bothell Komo, May 26, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell Alumni Council recently held its annual elections to select its leaders for the upcoming 2010-2011 academic year.UW Alumni Council elections results

Job Security of Teachers

Career Laboratory, May 26, 2010
What has happened to the job security of teachers? Theoretically, teachers should be very much like air traffic controllers: government employees serving a vital function that cannot be automated or offshored--and certainly not underfunded. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Job Security of Teachers

Questions a small business needs to ask

The Globe and Mail, May 26, 2010
Sandeep Krishnamurthy, a professor at the University of Washington-Bothell who specializes in e-commerce and has studied Amazon’s evolution, offers advice to entrepreneurs considering a partnership with a behemoth in the same sector: Questions a small business needs to ask

Small book stores grabbing hold of Amazon’s coattails

The Globe and Mail, May 26, 2010
Bricks-and-mortar shops have long felt threatened by the online giant. So some have embraced its long reach by selling through its website. Sandeep Krishnamurthy is featured in this article. Small book stores grabbing hold of Amazon’s coattails

Worth the Wait

Society for Quality Education, May 25, 2010
Now available from our lending library is Learning As We Go: Why school choice is worth the wait by Paul T. Hill, the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which studies alternative governance, financing, human resources, and accountability systems for public elementary and secondary education. Worth the Wait

Integrating Digital Audio Composition into Humanities Courses

The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 25, 2010
Students are often keen on audio feedback, which seems more personal than handwritten notes or typed text. As an instructor of English and media studies, I have reached similar conclusions. This guest post was by Jentery Sayers, who will teach IAS courses in 2010-2011. Integrating Digital Audio Composition into Humanities Courses

Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go?

Education Research Report, May 25, 2010
As federal and local budgets tighten, pressure mounts to spend every dollar right. Yet our current school funding system is so messy and complex that officials often have a hard time even comparing per-pupil funding from one school and program to another. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go?

We're Firing the Wrong Teachers

The Daily Beast, May 24, 2010
Thousands of New York City’s strongest teachers are in danger of losing their jobs—with no consideration given to their talent, only how long they’ve been teaching. And the real losers will be children, says Schools Chancellor Joel Klein. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. This story was also picked up by the Education Equality Project. We're Firing the Wrong Teachers

Bothell's gone batty / Around Town

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 24, 2010
The wetlands at the University of Washington, Bothell and Cascadia Community College campuses serve as a serene place for the public to admire. But there is an unseen bat population that Bothell’s wildlife biologist, Greg Green, is keeping an eye on ... or an ear to! Bothell's gone batty / Around Town

Roza to help inform education investments through innovative evidence-based research

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, May 24, 2010
Roza to help inform education investments through innovative evidence-based research. Roza is a member of the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Roza to help inform education investments through innovative evidence-based research

Study: Seniority-Based Layoffs Affect More Poor, Minority Students

Keep Great Teachers NYC, May 24, 2010
According to a new report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education, K-12 school districts that lay off teachers by seniority, a policy known as "last in, first out," disproportionately affect the programs and students in their poorer and more minority schools than in their wealthier, less minority counterparts. Study: Seniority-Based Layoffs Affect More Poor, Minority Students

Live Chat: Building High-Quality Charter Schools

South Florida Sun Sentinel, May 23, 2010
As charter school managers look to scale up their operations across the country, how can they ensure quality and hold both new and existing schools accountable for performance.  Paul Hill, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education will be on the live chat. Live Chat: Building High-Quality Charter Schools

Today’s Outlook*

South Florida Sun Sentinel, May 23, 2010
Gov. Charlie Crist may have vetoed controversial SB 6, but the debate over good and bad teachers, and how to reward or punish them, rages on. And today, that debate is on our pages.  Dan Goldhaber, from the Center on Reinventing Public Education, was featured.

Research shows teacher merit pay might improve classroom focus and productivity

South Florida Sun Sentinel, May 23, 2010
A growing body of empirical research shows that the most important schooling factor influencing student achievement is teacher quality.  This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Research shows teacher merit pay might improve classroom focus and productivity

Artscape | Into the Fire

KPLU, May 22, 2010
A play uses oral histories to spark a national dialogue about veterans issues. The play, Into the Fire, was based on interviews that took place at UW Bothell. Artscape | Into the Fire

Charter Schools and the New Direction for Education

Suite 101, May 22, 2010
Education Week will host a live chat regarding how to build high quality charter schools on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 2pm Eastern Time. Paul Hill, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education will be on the live chat. Charter Schools and the New Direction for Education.

Nursing program just the Rx for Everett

The Clipper, May 21, 2010
Twenty-five women and men, some seasoned veterans, others newly-minted nurses, will soon be writing history as they register for the first bachelor in nursing and the first University of Washington degree offered in Everett. Nursing program just the Rx for Everett

Nietzsche, Anyone?

Heed the Hedonist, May 21, 2010
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche – an internationally-renown German philosopher (whose works to this day contribute to existentialism and postmodernism) and classical philologist with a large, bushy, walrus-like mustache and a matching shock of disarmingly unkempt brown hair. A UW Bothell student's class project has made a musical out of Nietzsche. Nietzsche, Anyone?

Which students suffer most from teacher layoffs? Anyone surprised it’s poor, minority students?

Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 21, 2010
Now, the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington says seniority-based layoff policies disproportionately affect the programs and students in their poorer and more minority schools than in their wealthier, less minority counterparts. Which students suffer most from teacher layoffs? Anyone surprised it’s poor, minority students?

To Help Neediest Students, Coalition Continues Push to Fix Senate Jobs Bill

The Education Trust, May 21, 2010
Two key changes to the $23 billion Keep Our Educators Working Act will ensure that the kids who most need the best teachers don't lose them. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education.To Help Neediest Students, Coalition Continues Push to Fix Senate Jobs Bill

Is stimulus funding helping save K-12 jobs?

Ed Money, May 21, 2010
A recent report conducted by the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington in Seattle, suggests that education jobs remain in an unprecedented decline. Is stimulus funding helping save K-12 jobs?

Civil Rights Concerns Over Seniority-Based Layoffs

Education Week, May 21, 2010
Not long ago, the American Civil Liberties Union sued the Los Angeles schools system and California over its policy for laying off teachers. This story features a new study done by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Civil Rights Concerns Over Seniority-Based Layoffs

Dr. Mahnaz Javid to be UW-Bothell commencement speaker

Bothell Komo, May 21, 2010
UW-Bothell has announced that Dr. Mahnaz Javid, a UWB alum and former adjunct faculty member, will be the keynote speaker at its June 13 commencement in Seattle. Dr. Mahnaz Javid to be UW-Bothell commencement speaker

Statistics about increasing number of veterans in school

The Bellingham Herald, May 20, 2010
The number of military veterans enrolling in college has been steadily going up as the recession continues. For example, the University of Washington and its branch campuses in Bothell and Tacoma experienced an average 40 percent increase in veteran enrollment during spot checks conducted between December 2008 and February 2010. Statistics about increasing number of veterans in school

New book studies how charter schools can better meet special education needs

UWeek, May 20, 2010
A new book from the Center for Reinventing Public Education takes an in-depth look at the connection between charter schools and special education, and recommends ways such schools can improve their ability to serve special students' needs. New book studies how charter schools can better meet special education needs

Class project becomes a musical

Bothell Komo, May 19, 2010
A UW student's class project has come to life at Seattle's Market Theatre.Class project becomes a musical

Bothell Chamber of Commerce members hear of education/economy links

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 18, 2010
According to State Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell, local economic development is alive and well as witnessed by Bothell’s recent progress on the long-planned Crossroads project. Chancellor Kenyon Chan is quoted in this story. Bothell Chamber of Commerce members hear of education/economy links

Students earn scholarship cash

Bothell Komo, May 17, 2010
Eight UW Bothell students will earn nearly $10,000 in scholarship money, because of their participation in the AmeriCorps Students in Service program. Students earn scholarship cash

University of Washington, Bothell marks 20 years with daylong celebration

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 17, 2010
Of the 13 original UW-Bothell faculty, six remain as the university caps off its 20th-anniversary celebration. The school hosted a public event, including music, food, speakers and the fifth annual Husky 5K Run at the campus May 15. University of Washington, Bothell marks 20 years with daylong celebration

Unique schools and students

Joanne Jacobs Blog, May 15, 2010
Unique Schools Serving Unique Students , published by the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington, looks at how charter schools are meeting the needs of  special education students. This story reviews a book published by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Unique schools and students

Celebrate Bike to Work Day on May 21

Snohomish Times, May 15, 2010
Converting car trips to bike trips is an easy way to get healthy while getting somewhere at the same time. Burn calories instead of fuel as Snohomish County celebrates National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 21. A “celebration” station will be located at the University of Washington Bothell.Celebrate Bike to Work Day on May 21

An expensive, evidence-poor school funding plan

Akron Beacon Journal, May 14, 2010
States' struggles to balance their budgets during this recession are well known. One state even sold its state capitol. Ohio is no exception as it faces an $8 billion budget gap in the next biennium. This story features the Center for Reinventing Public Education. An expensive, evidence-poor school funding plan
 

UW-Bothell turns 20 and you’re invited to a party

Bothell Komo, May 13, 2010
It's a big day on Saturday on the UW-Bothell campus, as the school will be celebrating its 20th birthday with a number of events crammed into four hours. UW-Bothell turns 20 and you’re invited to a party

Teacher Layoffs May Be Linked to Hiring Spree

Education Week, May 13, 2010
An increase in teacher hiring in recent years is leading some observers to posit a link to the waves of pink slips that districts are sending across the country. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is mentioned. Teacher Layoffs May Be Linked to Hiring Spree

A Nietzsche musical? UWB graduate student teams with composer for unusual stage piece

UWeek, May 13, 2010
At first glance, the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche may not seem like a good subject for a musical. After all, the man who famously said, "God is dead" is sometimes thought of as a nihilist -- not exactly a promising outlook for an evening's entertainment. A Nietzsche musical? UWB graduate student teams with composer for unusual stage piece

UW Bothell celebrates 20 years with open house 

UWeek, May 13, 2010
The UW Bothell celebrates its 20th year of operations in 2009-10 and reflects on its history of accomplishment at a campus celebration and open house. There will be food, networking, live music, campus tours and more from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 15 on the UWB campus. UW Bothell celebrates 20 years with open house 

Students present research projects

Bothell Komo, May 12, 2010
UW Bothell Master of Arts in Policy Studies (MAPS) students are ready to present their capstone research projects. Students present research projects

UW-Bothell presents Master of Arts in Policy Studies Research Conference May 14

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 12, 2010
University of Washington, Bothell master of arts in policy studies (MAPS) students will present their capstone research projects at the MAPS Research Conference from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 14 on campus. UW-Bothell presents Master of Arts in Policy Studies Research Conference May 14

Live ARTS Bothell set for June 26-27

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 12, 2010
Live ARTS Bothell will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 26-27 at Cascadia Community College and the University of Washington, Bothell. Live ARTS Bothell set for June 26-27

Bachelor's degrees in nursing now offered in Everett

Everett Herald, May 12, 2010
The University of Washington's Bothell campus will offer its bachelor of science degree in nursing in Everett this fall to help ease the state's nursing shortage. Bachelor's degrees in nursing now offered in Everett

Going to NewSchools

NewSchools Summit, May 12, 2010
I’ve been lucky enough to attend NewSchools Summits pretty much since they started. Back when I started going it was a gathering of freaks, good people from various parts of the education sector who believed there were better ways to serve kids. The Summit was generally held in small hotels, out in California’s Silicon Valley. This story was written by Andrew Rotherham, senior fellow at the Center for Reinventing Public Education.Going to NewSchools

The $23B "Keep Our Educators Working Act" Is No Education Jobs Fund

Huffington Post, May 11, 2010
School leaders across the country are bracing for cuts in the upcoming school year--cuts likely far deeper than those made during the past two. In fact, the American Association of School Administrators projects that 275,000 education jobs nationwide will be cut in 2010-11. This story features the Center for Reinventing Public Education. The $23B "Keep Our Educators Working Act" Is No Education Jobs Fund

UW-Bothell is set to celebrate 20 years this Saturday

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 11, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell, is celebrating 20 years with a trio of events open to the public. UW-Bothell is set to celebrate 20 years this Saturday

New Study Questions Bans on Seniority Teaching Rules

Education Week, May 11, 2010
When it comes to staffing assignments, the tradition in education has always been clear: The senior-most teachers get the plum teaching jobs. In these tough budget times, however, that practice is fast becoming a hot issue. This story features the Center for Reinventing Public Education. New Study Questions Bans on Seniority Teaching Rules

Teachers, Labor And Education Reform

KUOW 94.9, May 11, 2010
The Obama administration's thoughts on improving education in America are explicit. Dan Goldhaber, member of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, will be featured on this program. Teachers, Labor And Education Reform

Transfer students need EZ Pass

Community College Spotlight, May 11, 2010
“You Can’t Get There From Here” shouldn’t be the answer students get when they try to transfer credits — all their credits — to another college. This story features the Center for Reinventing Public Education. Transfer students need EZ Pass

Keep Our Educators Working Act

Education Reform, May 11, 2010
The Act should help state and district leaders put an end to last-hired, first-fired policies, which exacerbate the number of people who lose their jobs during layoffs. This story features the Center for Reinventing Public Education. Keep Our Educators Working Act

Lucky student set to get $1000 scholarship

Bothell Komo, May 10, 2010
The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce is holding its May Luncheon May 12. Guest Speakers on the panel will include Senator Rosemary McAuliffe, and University of Washington Bothell Chancellor, Kenyon Chan. Lucky student set to get $1000 scholarship

You Can't Get There from Here

American Enterprise Institute, May 10, 2010
Five Ways to Clear Roadblocks for College Transfer Students. This report features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. You Can't Get There from Here

The “Keep Our Educators Working Act” and Teacher Seniority Rules

Nashville Jefferson, May 10, 2010
As Tennessee continues to struggle with its budget woes, Congress is prepping a bill, the Keep Our Educators Working Act. This story features the Center for Reinventing Public Education. The “Keep Our Educators Working Act” and Teacher Seniority Rules

Tuesday event at UW-Bothell will give update on Dream Project

Bothell Komo, May 7, 2010
A project that aims to get low-income and first generation students to achieve their dreams of attending college will celebrate a year of success on Tuesday. Tuesday event at UW-Bothell will give update on Dream Project

Push to Spur Innovation Raises Hopes—and Eyebrows

Education Week, May 7, 2010
The decision by a dozen major education grantmakers to team up on an initiative designed to dovetail with the federal Investing in Innovation grant competition is being seen by supporters as a chance to maximize the power of public and private resources to help transform K-12 education. This report features the Center for Reinventing Public Education.Push to Spur Innovation Raises Hopes—and Eyebrows

Two students win Jen Caldwell Award named for UW graduate

UWeek, May 6, 2010
The first Jen Caldwell Award will be given to UW students Lydia Ansari and Mariah Ortiz at a celebration of the center's first anniversary from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 7 in Kane Hall. Mariah Ortiz is a student in the MAPS program at UW BothellTwo students win Jen Caldwell Award named for UW graduate

Chan, Christopher, McAuliffe and Francois will speak at May 12 Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce luncheon

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 6, 2010
Education and regional economic development will be the topic at the May 12 luncheon of the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce. Chan, Christopher, McAuliffe and Francois will speak at May 12 Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce luncheon

Etc: News & notes from around campus

UWeek, May 6, 2010
PUPPY LOVE: Harry and Hendrix Husky, the UW Seattle and Tacoma mascots respectively, have a new girlfriend. Her name is Holly Husky and she's the mascot at UW Bothell. Etc: News & notes from around campus

New book by Marguerite Roza exposes flaws in school finance

UWeek, May 6, 2010
Given the fierce debates about K--12 education spending in recent decades, it is surprising that so little is known about the connection between spending and outcomes -- in effect, why a doubling of money spent on public schools the past 30 years has yielded only slight improvements in student achievement.
Marguerite Roza, research associate professor of education and senior scholar at the Center on Reinventing Public Education, addresses this question in her new book, Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go? New book by Marguerite Roza exposes flaws in school finance

Paul Peterson and Paul Hill on School Choice

Education Next, May 5, 2010
Ed Next editor Paul Peterson and Paul Hill of the Center on Reinventing Public Education spoke at an event at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. Paul Hill is the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education.Paul Peterson and Paul Hill on School Choice

'Cup Cake in a Can' wins UW-Bothell 'Hell Night' competition

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 5, 2010
“Cup Cake in a Can,” an idea produced by freshmen Martin Yanagihara, Kelsey Dill, Tylor Jones and Lisa Pesin, topped the competition at the University of Washington, Bothell's ninth-annual "Hell Night," a student entrepreneurship competition.'Cup Cake in a Can' wins UW-Bothell 'Hell Night' competition

The Big Disconnect: Spending Policies, School Priorities, and Student Achievement

Urban Institute, May 4, 2010
Marguerite Roza and colleagues at the Center on Reinventing Public Education regularly found a much greater per-pupil investment in sports and electives than in core subjects.  Marguerite Roza participated in a panel discussion regarding her findings.The Big Disconnect: Spending Policies, School Priorities, and Student Achievement

It’s crunch time for getting federal education money*

The Olympian, May 3, 2010
Gov. Chris Gregoire and Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn are beginning to panic. The two education leaders want all 295 school districts in the state to join the state’s application for $250 million in funding for education improvements. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education.

Budget cuts challenge Bellevue College's big ambitions

Seattle Times, May 2, 2010
Bellevue College, the state's largest community college, has scaled back ambitious plans to expand its offerings on top of absorbing $2.3 million in cuts this year. UW Bothell is featured in this story. Budget cuts challenge Bellevue College's big ambitions

The $23 Billion "Keep Our Educators Working Act" Is No Edujobs Bill

Education News, May 1, 2010
A recent survey by the American Association of School Administrators finds school leaders across the country bracing for cuts in the upcoming school year that are likely far deeper than those made during the past two. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education.The $23 Billion "Keep Our Educators Working Act" Is No Edujobs Bill

April

Bahl to finish UW-Bothell's CSS Speaker Series

Bothell Komo, April 30, 2010
UW-Bothell's Computing and Software Systems Speaker Series will finish up on Tuesday night, as one of Microsoft's top researchers will be the series' keynote speaker. Bahl to finish UW-Bothell's CSS Speaker Series

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

The Education Innovator, April 30, 2010
Secretary Duncan announced that Delaware and Tennessee had won grants in Phase 1 of the Race to the Top competition. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

UW-Bothell’s Computing and Software Systems Speaker Series to feature Bahl May 4

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, April 29, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell’s Computing and Software Systems Speaker Series will feature its keynote speaker, Dr. Victor Bahl, from 5:45-7 p.m. May 4 on campus in the North Creek Events Center. UW-Bothell’s Computing and Software Systems Speaker Series to feature Bahl May 4

UW-Bothell to host 9th annual Intercultural Night

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, April 29, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell will host its 9th annual Intercultural Night from 5:30-9 p.m. May 1 on campus in Mobius Hall. The event, open to the public, is a celebration of the diverse cultures on campus and features food and live entertainment. UW-Bothell to host 9th annual Intercultural Night

UW-Bothell hosting Intercultural Night on Saturday

Bothell Komo, April 29, 2010
The diverse cultures of UW-Bothell will be on display Saturday night, as the university hosts the 9th Annual Intercultural Night at Mobius Hall. UW-Bothell hosting Intercultural Night on Saturday

Distinguished Teaching Awards Showcase, May 7

UWeek, April 29, 2010
The Distinguished Teaching Awards Showcase gives everyone the chance to experience first-hand the UW's best educators. Starting at 6:30 p.m. on May 7, three mini-classes will be taught by past and present Distinguished Teaching Award recipients, which is the University's highest honor for teaching. UW Bothell Professor David Goldstein is a moderator at this showcase. Distinguished Teaching Awards Showcase, May 7

Hoover’s Education Task Force Releases E-Book That Looks Ahead

Business Wire, April 28, 2010
Ranging far afield from its usual analytic research, the Hoover Institution’s Koret Task Force on K-12 Education today released a new e-book, American Education 2030. This e-book takes a peek at what American education will look like by 2030—when today’s babies will be in college and entering the workforce. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. It was also picked up by the Euro Investor. Hoover’s Education Task Force Releases E-Book That Looks Ahead

Massive layoff of teachers in U.S. feared

Seattle Times, April 28, 2010
School districts across the country, forced to resort to drastic money-saving measures, are warning hundreds of thousands of teachers that their jobs may be eliminated in June. Massive layoff of teachers in U.S. feared

Accounting students place third in competition

Bothell Komo, April 26, 2010
University of Washington Bothell undergraduate accounting students placed third in the Beta Alpha Psi regional competition, held April 9-10 in Spokane. Accounting students place third in competition

Trouble ahead for new stimulus bill

The Educated Guess, April 26, 2010
Democratic U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa has proposed spending an additional $23 billion to prevent thousands of teacher layoffs across the country. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Trouble ahead for new stimulus bill

30 Days At A Glance

Northwest Runner, April 24, 2010
The next 30 days of running events at a glance. This list features the UW Bothell 5k Run on May 15th. 30 Days At A Glance

Teacher Support for Compensation Reform

American Progress, April 24, 2010
Policymakers have grappled in recent years with strategies for improving the effectiveness of the teaching workforce, particularly that segment serving students in poverty. There is a growing consensus that state and district systems for attracting; evaluating, developing, compensating, and retaining effective teachers are in need of a major overhaul. Teacher Support for Compensation Reform

EvCC’s nursing program will add bachelors degrees

Everett Herald, April 24, 2010
Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a new law Friday creating a bachelor of science in nursing program at the University Center at Everett Community College. It will be offered in partnership with the University of Washington’s Bothell campus. EvCC’s nursing program will add bachelors degrees

Anna K. Davie closing one of many hard choices ahead

Rome News Tribune, April 24, 2010
WHEN the Georgia General Assembly decided to close Anna K. Davie Elementary School in Rome — hey, let’s put the blame where it belongs instead of scowling at local school leaders — that may well have been the first shoe to drop out of several more. This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Anna K. Davie closing one of many hard choices ahead

University of Washington Bothell seniors plant petunias, marigolds on Earth Day/Slideshow

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, April 22, 2010
University of Washington, Bothell gardener Richard Klein watches as senior and Associated Student Body President Xheni Diko plants the first purple petunia today at the school's Earth Day Celebration, "Digging with the Dawgs," on the campus W. University of Washington Bothell seniors plant petunias, marigolds on Earth Day/Slideshow

“Cup Cake in a Can” wins UWB’s Hell Night contest

Bothell Komo, April 22, 2010
So, would you buy "Cup Cake in a Can"? Enough people thought they would to make it a winning idea at UW-Bothell's 9th Annual Hell Night. “Cup Cake in a Can” wins UWB’s Hell Night contest

UW education professor writes new book helping charter schools succeed

UWeek, April 22, 2010
Schools of choice, also known as charter schools, bring out fierce debate among parents, teachers, legislators and administrators -- a whole slew of people. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Paul T. Hill is the author of the book. UW education professor writes new book helping charter schools succeed

Districts Warn of Deeper Teacher Cuts

Detroit News, April 22, 2010
School districts around the country, forced to resort to drastic money-saving measures, are warning hundreds of thousands of teachers that their jobs may be eliminated in June. This story features a study done by the Center on Reinventing Public Education.
It was picked up today by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Hawaiian Star-Bulletin, Star News Online  and Tuscaloosa News. Districts Warn of Deeper Teacher Cuts

UW-Bothell seniors celebrate Earth Day with 'Digging with the Dawgs'

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, April 21, 2010
University of Washington, Bothell seniors will celebrate Earth Day April 22 with a special event called "Digging with the Dawgs." UW-Bothell seniors celebrate Earth Day with 'Digging with the Dawgs'

Thursday marks 40th anniversary of Earth Day

King 5 news, April 21, 2010
Thursday marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. To celebrate you'll find many events taking place around the region. The University of Washington will have a Sustainability Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with activities, demonstrations and giveaways. There will also be Earth Day activities at the UW Tower, UW Bothell and UW Tacoma.
This story was also picked up by NWCN. Thursday marks 40th anniversary of Earth Day

UW Bothell seniors celebrate Earth Day

Bothell Komo, April 21, 2010
University of Washington Bothell seniors will celebrate Earth Day on Thursday, April 22 with a special event called Digging with the Dawgs. The event encourages graduating students to plant a flower in the ‘campus W’, a living art installation centered on the popular promenade. UW Bothell seniors celebrate Earth Day

Time to plant tomato seeds

The News Tribune, April 21, 2010
Marianne Binetti, author of “Easy Answers for Great Gardens” and eight other gardening books will be at the Spring Garden Fair at University of Washington Bothell Campus. This story was also picked up by The Olympian. Time to plant tomato seeds

Dealing with Decline

American School Board Journal, April 21, 2010
Faced with a nearly $800,000 cut in state funding, Peach County, Ga., school officials decided last fall to switch to a four-day school week. This story features a study done by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Dealing with Decline

State budget crisis about to become a "catastrophe"

The Economic Populist, April 20, 2010
The municipal budget crisis currently striking the largest states in America is about to enter its worst phase. This NY Times article warns that as many as 300,000 teachers could be laid off this summer.
This story features the Center on Reinventing Public Education. State budget crisis about to become a "catastrophe"

State budget crisis about to become an "education catastrophe"

Daily Kos, April 20, 2010
The municipal budget crisis currently striking the largest states in America is about to enter its worst phase. This NY Times article warns that as many as 300,000 teachers could be laid off this summer. State budget crisis about to become an "education catastrophe"

Just Ten Days Left To Register Your Telekinesis

Seattlest, April 20, 2010
Our competitive streak runs deep and wide, and we're always excited for a new opportunity to take on all challengers in all fields. That's why we're so excited for the 3rd Annual World Telekinesis Competition, coming to the campus of UW Bothell this June. Just Ten Days Left To Register Your Telekinesis 

Districts Warn of Deeper Teacher Cuts

The New York Times, April 20, 2010
School districts around the country, forced to resort to drastic money-saving measures, are warning hundreds of thousands of teachers that their jobs may be eliminated in June. This story features a study done by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. It was also picked up by the Seattle Times, WITN, MSNBC, The Democratic Underground, Pittsburgh Post Gazette*, The Amherst Times and The Bend Bulletin. Districts Warn of Deeper Teacher Cuts

Greendays Gardening Panel: Favorite Plants

KUOW 94.9, April 20, 2010
When you walk around your neighborhood, do certain plants always catch your eye? UW Bothell’s Spring Garden Fair is the featured event. Greendays Gardening Panel: Favorite Plants

Chamber luncheon to feature local leaders May 12

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, April 19, 2010
Education and regional economic development will be the topic at a May 12 luncheon of the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce. A guest panel will include University of Washington, Bothell Chancellor Kenyon Chan. Chamber luncheon to feature local leaders May 12

Cleveland schools' transformation part of national trend

The Plain Dealer, April 19, 2010
The Cleveland school district isn't alone in shutting down low-performing buildings, moving to cut employees and promising to blow up old ways of doing business. It seems to be happening everywhere. Paul Hill, director of the Center for Reinventing Public Education was quoted in this article. Cleveland schools' transformation part of national trend

Five hard truths about charter schools

Washington Post, April 16, 2010
Many people get too excited about the latest hot education innovation. They lose their sense of perspective. It has happened even to me once or twice. When we wander off like that, we need someone with a sharp intellect and strong character to pull us back to reality. This story features the Center for Reinventing Public Education. Five hard truths about charter schools

'Off-Track Profs' author to speak, sign books at Bothell

UWeek, April 15, 2010
UW Bothell will host noted author and academic Edie Goldenberg on campus Thursday, April 22. Goldenberg, a professor of political science and public policy at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, will discuss her latest release, Off-Track Profs: The Rise of the Teaching Specialist in Higher Education. 'Off-Track Profs' author to speak, sign books at Bothell

Campus gone green: Happy 40th birthday, Earth Day

UWeek, April 15, 2010
The Associated Students of UW Bothell are inviting all graduating students to plant a flower in the "W" on campus in a special event called Digging With the Dawgs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Earth Day. Campus gone green: Happy 40th birthday, Earth Day

Opening classroom doors: Teaching and learning highlighted at annual symposium

UWeek, April 15, 2010
Professor Diane Gillespie believes that writing and telling stories are a great way for educators to assess their teaching practices. As the keynote speaker at this year's Teaching and Learning Symposium, she will share this method. Gillespie, who teaches within the Interdisciplinary Arts program in Bothell, is also the recipient of the 2010 UW Distinguished Teaching Award. Opening classroom doors: Teaching and learning highlighted at annual symposium

UW-Bothell's Spring Career and Internship Fair is Wednesday

Bothell Komo, April 15, 2010
UW-Bothell is holding its annual Spring Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday at the North Creek Events Center. UW-Bothell's Spring Career and Internship Fair is Wednesday

Spring Garden Fair is just around the corner

Bothell Komo, April 15, 2010
It's just a little over a week now from the 2010 Spring Garden Fair at UW-Bothell, and it's going to be a full day. Spring Garden Fair is just around the corner

Edie Goldenberg to hold book signing at UW-Bothell

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, April 15, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell will host noted author and academic Edie Goldenberg from 3:15-5 p.m. April 22. Edie Goldenberg to hold book signing at UW-Bothell

Home and garden calendar

Everett Herald, April 15, 2010
Spring Garden Fair: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 24, University of Washington Bothell campus, 18115 Campus Way; rain gardens, watering basics, tips for first-time gardeners; free;Home and garden calendar

UW hosts noted author

Bothell Komo, April 14, 2010
Author and academic Edie Goldenberg is coming to The University of Washington Bothell April 22.
UW hosts noted author

Gaining strength through friendship

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, April 13, 2010
Austin Edge, 20, of Kenmore appeared to have the strength of many men as he greeted attendees with smiles, hugs and handshakes while helping run the show last Sunday night at a benefit concert for his dad, Doug, at the Seattle Drum School in North Seattle. Austin Edge is a future Community Psych student at UW Bothell. Gaining strength through friendship
 

Looking ahead - UW Symposium

Bothell Komo, April 12, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell is sponsoring the 'New Universities Symposium' next month. Looking ahead - UW Symposium

Aerospace training, nursing program get boost in budget

Everett Herald, April 12, 2010
Lawmakers also included $158,000 to start a bachelor of science in nursing program at the University Center at Everett Community College. It will be offered in partnership with the University of Washington-Bothell. Aerospace training, nursing program get boost in budget

Spring Garden Fair set for April 24

Woodinville Weekly, April 12, 2010
The annual Spring Garden Fair will be held Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the UW Bothell Campus (18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell). Spring Garden Fair set for April 24

Seattle police captain turns expertise into thrilling books

Everett Herald, April 11, 2010
True crime author Ann Rule put it best when she said no one can write about cops and robbers like a real police officer. Neil Lowe graduated from UW Bothell with a liberal studies degree in 2003. Seattle police captain turns expertise into thrilling books

Deadline: student-regent applications due today

UW Daily, April 8, 2010
At every Board of Regents meeting, second-year law student Ben Golden takes a seat next to leaders of corporations such as Microsoft, Costco and REI. As Golden’s one-year term as student regent comes to a close, today is the deadline for students to apply for next year’s seat. Deadline: student-regent applications due today

University of Washington, Bothell MBA team reaches semis at investment-research event in New York

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, April 7, 2010
A team of University of Washington, Bothell master's of business administration (MBA) students, representing the Pacific Northwest, placed among the top five teams in the Americas Investment Research Challenge, held March 18 in New York City. University of Washington, Bothell MBA team reaches semis at investment-research event in New York

University of Washington, Bothell professors to participate in Paws on Science

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, April 7, 2010
Two University of Washington, Bothell professors will participate in the upcoming Paws on Science event April 9-11 at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle. University of Washington, Bothell professors to participate in Paws on Science

New Universities Symposium is set for May 7 at the University of Washington, Bothell

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, April 7, 2010
What is the future of the university? This question will be front and center at the New Universities Symposium, sponsored by the University of Washington, Bothell. What is the future of the university? This question will be front and center at the New Universities Symposium, sponsored by the University of Washington, Bothell. New Universities Symposium is set for May 7 at the University of Washington, Bothell

UW Bothell students place in top five at challenge

Bothell Komo, April 7, 2010
A team of University of Washington Bothell MBA students, placed among the top five teams in the Americas Investment Research Challenge, held March 18 in New York City. UW Bothell students place in top five at challenge

Bothell breaks ground on a grand plan to fix its downtown

Seattle Times, April 6, 2010
The city of Bothell launched an ambitious revitalization plan Tuesday and will invest $150 million to move a highway, expand the park at Bothell Landing and add a new City Hall. Bothell breaks ground on a grand plan to fix its downtown

School Spending Is Poorly Tracked, at Odds With Policy Goals, Reveals Expert in Urban Institute Press Book

AScribe Newswire, April 6, 2010
School finance expert Marguerite Roza doesn't mince words in her new book on education spending. Of mandated student-achievement standards, she writes, "It seems reasonable that policymakers and researchers should know how much it costs to achieve them. The problem is, no one has a clue." Marguerite Roza is a member of UW Bothell’s Center on Reinventing Public Education. School Spending Is Poorly Tracked, at Odds With Policy Goals, Reveals Expert in Urban Institute Press Book

Chancellor's dinner and reception

Bothell Komo, April 6, 2010
The Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville is getting ready to host the Chancellor’s Dinner and reception on April 30. The annual event honors UW Bothell supporters and friends. Chancellor's dinner and reception

Seattle Public Schools triage: taking from poor schools to help poorer ones

Seattle Times, April 6, 2010
Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson adopts a new approach of investing more money in fewer schools. Marguerite Roza, a member of UW Bothell’s Center on Reinventing Public Education, was quoted in this article. Seattle Public Schools triage: taking from poor schools to help poorer ones

Learn about breakthroughs happening at the UW

Bothell Komo, April 5, 2010
Two University of Washington professors will participate in the upcoming Paws on Science event, April 9-11 at the Pacific Science Center. Learn about breakthroughs happening at the UW

UWB to host annual Spring Career and Internship Fair

Woodinville Weekly, April 5, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell will host its annual Spring Career and Internship Fair Wednesday, April 21, 3-6 p.m. UWB to host annual Spring Career and Internship Fair

‘A Survivor’s Journey’

Woodinville Weekly, April 5, 2010
"A Survivor’s Journey," a special exhibition featuring paintings by a survivor of sexual assault who used art in her quest to heal, will be open to the general public Wednesday, April 7, from 3-8 p.m. at the North Creek Events Center on the University of Washington Bothell campus. ‘A Survivor’s Journey’

School Winners

Everett Herald, April 5, 2010
University of Washington's Bothell campus interdisciplinary arts and sciences lecturer Anna Maria Hong recently received a fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. School Winners

Bike to Work Day is May 21 – Kick-Off Event April 29

Snohomish Times Newspaper, April 4, 2010
Bike to Work Day Celebration Stations will be open the morning of Friday, May 21 at: Edmonds Train Station, Lynnwood Transit Center, University of Washington Bothell, Everett Station, Boeing Everett, Marysville’s Comeford Park and McCollum Park in Mill Creek. Bike to Work Day is May 21 – Kick-Off Event April 29

Newsmakers

UWeek, April 1, 2010
University Week featured a story from the Wall Street Journal about Marguerite Roza, professor of education and a senior scholar at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Newsmakers

Awards of Excellence recipients announced

UWeek, April 1, 2010
The University will honor 21 individuals and one team of six this year as part of the annual University wide awards program. The awards honor outstanding performance in teaching, mentoring, librarianship, public service and staff support. Diane Gillespie, professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences will receive the Distinguished Teaching Award. Awards of Excellence recipients announced

It's A Race To The Top!

KUOW 94.9, April 1, 2010
Then, Delaware and Tennessee have won grants in the first phase of the Race to the Top competition. The two states will earn additional education funding from the federal government. Robin Lake, Associate Director at the Center on Reinventing Public Education, was featured on this radio program. It's A Race To The Top!

More business offerings, including evening classes, have been added at UW Bothell

Snohomish County Business Journal, April 1, 2010
University of Washington Bothell is now accepting applications for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Entrepreneurship, Finance, and, International Business. More business offerings, including evening classes, have been added at UW Bothell

Go: Discover career, internship options

Everett Herald, April 1, 2010
The University of Washington's Bothell campus will host its annual spring career and internship fair on April 21 at the campus. Go: Discover career, internship options

Made in China

The Durango Telegraph, April 1, 2010
Asian pollution finds its way into the local air shed. This story features Professor Dan Jaffe’s research into Asian pollutants on America’s west coast. Made in China

Washington state has work to do for next round of Race to the Top

Seattle Times, April 1, 2010
WASHINGTON was one of only 10 states that did not enter the Obama administration's $4 billion education competition, Race to the Top. While disappointing, it was realistic. Washington needs to act fast if it hopes to compete in the next round. This Article was written by Christine Campbell, a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Washington state has work to do for next round of Race to the Top

March

Stimulus Package Saved Teacher Jobs, Scholars Say

Education Week, March 25, 2010
The Center on Reinventing Public Education has an important new analysis out on jobs data and the stimulus. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is featured. Stimulus Package Saved Teacher Jobs, Scholars Say

UW-Bothell student club to stage 'Vagina Monologues' to benefit the Eastside Domestic Violence Program

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, March 24, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell’s Mind’s Eye Performing Arts Club will perform Eve Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues” to benefit the Eastside Domestic Violence Program (EDVP) at 7:30 p.m. April 8 on campus in the North Creek Events Center. UW-Bothell student club to stage 'Vagina Monologues' to benefit the Eastside Domestic Violence Program

Irish Prime Minister Cowen honors Boody, AT&T executive and UW-Bothell management alum, with Meitheal Award

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, March 24, 2010
Ireland’s Prime Minister Brian Cowen honored Chris Boody with the Meitheal Award March 15 in California on behalf of Enterprise Ireland. Boody is a master of management alumnus from the University of Washington, Bothell. Irish Prime Minister Cowen honors Boody, AT&T executive and UW-Bothell management alum, with Meitheal Award

Obama Stimulus Money and Teacher Jobs

Huffington Post, March 24, 2010
In a report issued this week, it appears that federal stimulus funds may have saved half a million teacher jobs nationwide and somewhere between 30,000 and 50,000 in California. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is featured. Obama Stimulus Money and Teacher Jobs

Kirkland students make UW Bothell Dean’s List

Kirkland Reporter, March 24, 2010
The University of Washington congratulates the following students from Kirkland for their high scholarship and inclusion on the Autumn Quarter 2009 Dean’s List. Kirkland students make UW Bothell Dean’s List

Are Federal Stimulus Funds Saving Education Jobs?

New America Foundation, March 23, 2010
The Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington recently released a report, K-12 Job Trends Amidst Stimulus Funds: Early Findings by Marguerite Roza, Chris Lozier, and Christina Sepe. Are Federal Stimulus Funds Saving Education Jobs?

University of Washington, Bothell business team honored

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, March 23, 2010
A team of five master of business administration (MBA) students from the University of Washington, Bothell won the Pacific Northwest Investment Research Challenge organized recently by the Seattle CFA Society after competing against teams from seven other universities in the region. University of Washington, Bothell business team honored

“Vagina Monologues” to benefit program

Bothell Komo, March 23, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell’s Mind’s Eye Performing Arts Club, will perform Eve Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues” next week.“Vagina Monologues” to benefit program

Information session for freshman

Bothell Komo, March 22, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell is hosting an information session for incoming freshman. Information session for freshman 

New Orleans charter schools likely to band together to share vision, support

NOLA.Com, March 22, 2010
With several local charter-school operators gearing up to run additional schools next year, most of New Orleans' charter schools could soon be part of clusters that share a board of directors, overarching vision and back-office support. Robin Lake from the Center on Reinventing Public Education is quoted. New Orleans charter schools likely to band together to share vision, support

‘Straddling’ College and Working Class

Campus Progress, March 22, 2010
But many working-class students, or "straddlers," as Lubrano calls them, don’t like to talk about their social class, says Jane Van Galen, professor of education at The University of Washington–Bothell, who was a first generation college student and now maintains a blog about the intersection of class and education called Education and Class. ‘Straddling’ College and Working Class

UW-Bothell lecturer wins Harvard fellowship

Bothell Komo, March 19, 2010
A lecturer at UW-Bothell has won a year-long fellowship at one of Harvard University's prestigious institutes. Anna Marie Hong has been named as a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study for the 2010-11 academic year.  She will be using the time at Radcliffe to work on a series she has been writing. UW-Bothell lecturer wins Harvard fellowship

Push to move Cascadia out of Bothell fizzles out for this year

Bothell Komo, March 18, 2010
The push to try and combine Cascadia Community College with Lake Washington Technical College and move CCC out of Bothell has run out of steam, at least for this year. Push to move Cascadia out of Bothell fizzles out for this year

Enterprise Ireland Showcases Innovative Technology for U.S. Market at CTIA Wireless 2010

TMC News, March 17, 2010
Enterprise Ireland, the trade and technology agency of the Irish Government, announced today that over 26 telecoms and wireless companies will participate in this year’s CTIA Wireless Conference in Las Vegas on March 23-25. UW Bothell Alumnus Chris Boody is mentioned. Enterprise Ireland Showcases Innovative Technology for U.S. Market at CTIA Wireless 2010

UW Department of Global Health and Physicians for Social Responsibility Host war & Global Health Conference April 23-25 on UW Campus*

Article Ant, March 17, 2010
War causes more death and disability than many major diseases combined yet receives little attention as a public health problem. Because of war's profound impact on health, the Eighth Annual Western Regional International Health Conference being held at the University of Washington. UW Bothell is a sponsor of this conference.

Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications today announced the appointment of Kara Lundburg and Melissa Stewart to its roster of PR Pros

PR Web, March 17, 2010
Melissa Stewart joins RH Strategic after three years with HealthUnity, a successful and growing health information exchange company. In her role with RH Strategic, she will track industry trends, develop and maintain relationships with key reporters and bloggers, manage social media campaigns, and pursue client visibility opportunities such as awards and speaking engagements. Melissa Stewart is a graduate of the UW Bothell Business Program. Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications today announced the appointment of Kara Lundburg and Melissa Stewart to its roster of PR Pros

UW Tacoma changes design plan for Pacific Avenue site

Tacoma News Tribune, March 17, 2010
The University of Washington Tacoma has changed course on the ground-floor design of its newest Pacific Avenue renovation, giving up on a large classroom and instead planning to lease all the street-facing space to retailers. The University of Washington Bothell is  mentioned in this article. UW Tacoma changes design plan for Pacific Avenue site
 

Iowa teachers face little testing

Des Moines Register, March 15, 2010
Critics say Iowa has missed an opportunity to make sure new teachers have mastered their subjects at a time when the state's share of disadvantaged students is growing and Iowa has slipped in some national rankings. Dan Goldhaber, member of the Center on Reinventing Public Education was featured in this story.

An Independant Report says the RSD's High School continue to struggle, 'With No Clear Direction' from the Districts Leaders

The Times-Picayune, March 13, 2010
After two years, an ambitious plan to overhaul the Recovery School District's high schools has elicited mixed reviews. Many educators and students say the system is slowly, but steadily, boosting academic expectations and creating career-themed academies for students. But a recent independent report took a more critical view. The Center on Reinventing Public Education is featured in this story. This story was also picked up by multiple news outlets. An Independant Report says the RSD's High School continue to struggle, 'With No Clear Direction' from the Districts Leaders

For now, Cascadia Community College to stay put at its Bothell location

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, March 12, 2010
For now anyway, what had been a budding notion to move Cascadia Community College to the campus of Lake Washington Technical College in Kirkland apparently has been set aside. For now, Cascadia Community College to stay put at its Bothell location

Racing For The Top Ed. Dollars

KUOW 94.9FM, March 12, 2010
State lawmakers passed a bundle of education reforms Thursday. The goal is to compete for the $4.35 billion in federal "Race to the Top" dollars that require reforms. University of Washington public education guru Robin Lake joins us to take a closer look. Robin Lake, associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education was featured in this story. Racing For The Top Ed. Dollars

TRICO Films will have you seein' triple

Bothell Komo News, March 12, 2010
What's better than one great young filmmaker? Well if you don't know by now, the answer is three... rather, it's TRICO. The local award winning filmmakers- identical triplets from Monroe and students at UW - are at it again. TRICO Films will have you seein' triple

Etc. Campus News and Notes

University Week, March 11, 2010
Andrew Nguyen, a junior at UW Bothell, has received the prestigious National Orientation Directors Association Student Leadership Award. Etc. Campus News and Notes

UW-Bothell student wins national leadership award

Bothell Komo News, March 11, 2010
Andrew Nguyen has been at the center of developing UW-Bothell's Transfer Orientation program, and he's getting some national recognition for it. UW-Bothell student wins national leadership award

Robin Lake a guest on "Charter Schools 101," WBHM 90.3 FM, Birmingham., 3/9/10

WBHM 90.3 FM, March 9, 2010
90.3 WBHM Birmingham -- A bill to authorize charter schools in Alabama is dead in the state legislature, but don't expect the debate to die down anytime soon. Robin Lake, associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education was featured in this story. Robin Lake a guest on "Charter Schools 101," WBHM 90.3 FM, Birmingham., 3/9/10

UW-Bothell student receives 2010 National Student Leadership Award

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, March 9, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell's Andrew Nguyen has received the prestigious National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) Student Leadership Award for 2010. He serves the university as a student orientation leader, as well as a community adviser with UW-Bothell’s new student housing. UW-Bothell student receives 2010 National Student Leadership Award
 

Suit over UW wage freeze dismissed

Seattle Times, March 8, 2010
King County Superior Court Judge Carol Schapira on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed by Peter Nye, an associate professor of business at the Bothell campus. Nye claimed the UW breached its contract last year when it suspended annual 2 percent faculty raises. This story was picked up by multiple media outlets. Suit over UW wage freeze dismissed

Identity Crisis: Maybe “unionized charter school”  is not a contradiction in terms

National Education Association (NEA), March 5, 2010
When Garcia, president of the Asociación de Unidos Maestros—the union of Green Dot charter school teachers—meets other union officials, they can’t believe she leads a “real” union. (The kind with teeth.) Everybody knows that charter schools kill unions, right? Mitch Price from the Center on Reinventing Public Education is quotedIdentity Crisis: Maybe “unionized charter school”  is not a contradiction in terms 

UW-Bothell expanding degree offerings in Bellevue

Bothell Komo, March 4, 2010
The university has added a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Entrepreneurship, Finance and International Business.  The program will be based at UWB's Eastside Leadership Center in Bellevue and will be aimed at working professionals. UW-Bothell expanding degree offerings in Bellevue

Health District Administrator Retires

Columbia Basin Herald, March 3, 2010
“This is a tremendous opportunity for me to move into public health leadership,” Ketchel said. “It’s something I’ve been working toward most of my career.” Ketchel is already preparing for the position in the health district’s office and is attending his first board meeting March 10. Jeff Ketchel is a graduate of the Master of Policy Studies at UW Bothell. Health District Administrator Retires

How the Medical Device Industry Can Stay Competitive Globally

Today’s Medical Developments, March 3, 2010
The educational event called “Are You Ready for the Changes to the Medical Device Directive” will take place Friday, March 12 from 12 – 4 p.m. at the University of Washington Bothell. The event includes a panel discussion with Washington State’s overseas representatives as well as a networking reception. How the Medical Device Industry Can Stay Competitive Globally

University of Washington, Bothell expands undergraduate business offerings

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, March 2, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell is currently accepting applications for a bachelor of arts (BA) in business administration with concentrations in entrepreneurship, finance and international business at its Bellevue-based Eastside Leadership Center (ELC). University of Washington, Bothell expands undergraduate business offerings

February

Kathryn Bigelow: An outsider looking in*

Los Angeles Times, February 28, 2010
In the old-boys club that is modern Hollywood, there are few surer ways to kill off a promising film career than by getting yourself labeled a "feminist" director. Vice Chancellor Susan Jeffords is quoted. 

Proposal would force Cascadia to prepare to merge with LWTC

Bothell Komo, February 26, 2010
Remember back in December, when the idea first emerged about Cascadia Community College merging with Lake Washington Technical College and the combined campus would be based in Kirkland?
The idea is back, and a Bothell legislator has put it into State House's proposed state budget. Chancellor Kenyon  Chan is mentioned. Proposal would force Cascadia to prepare to merge with LWTC

Idea of moving Cascadia Community College to Kirkland debated

The Seattle Times, February 26, 2010
The notion that highly regarded Cascadia Community College could get evicted from the Bothell campus it shares with the University of Washington is getting some attention in Olympia. Idea of moving Cascadia Community College to Kirkland debated 

Bullying incidents on the rise in Lake Washington School District

Seattle Post Intelligencer, February 25, 2010
Alex Morris, a junior at Lake Washington High School, claims that he has been bullied by the same group of peers for years and the school district's anti-bullying policies have done nothing to help his situation. Lauren Burnes, a journalism student at the University of Washington Bothell, contributed to this report, which was also picked up by several news outlets. Bullying incidents on the rise in Lake Washington School District

Analyzing ARRA: Did States Cut Education Too Much?

Thompson Publishing Group, February 25, 2010
As American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) dollars continue to dry up, experts are crunching the numbers to see how a multi-billion-dollar federal stabilization fund is effecting state education spending. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Marguerite Roza and Susan Funk were quoted. Analyzing ARRA: Did States Cut Education Too Much?

To improve school performance, fire all the teachers?

Christian Science Monitor, February 24, 2010
When managers want to improve performance of their companies, they sometimes close factories and lay off workers. But they never fire the entire workforce. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Dan Goldhaber was quoted. To improve school performance, fire all the teachers?

US Ozone Increases Linked to Asian Emissions

The Epoch Times, February 23, 2010
For the first time, a study links ozone in the air above the United States with Asian pollution. Brandon Finley is a Research Associate at the University of Washington-Bothell. His university was one of several collaborating institutions in the study. His specialty is mercury. Dr. Dan Jaffe led the research but could not be reached for comment. US Ozone Increases Linked to Asian Emissions

Matching good deeds to worthy needs

The Woodinville Weekly, February 22, 2010
Five years ago, Tiffany Bond, a UW Bothell Business graduate, first stepped foot in Haiti. She had come seeking an adventure. Little did the Woodinville woman that she would fall in love with the country and its fascinating culture. And that her experience would lead her on an incredible journey, resulting in a resolve to help the people of this impoverished nation. With the assistance of other like-minded individuals, Bond formed the Haiti Aid Network. Matching good deeds to worthy needs

Free tax preparation help in Lynnwood, Everett and Monroe

Everett Herald, February 22, 2010
Leinen, 69, recently widowed, was faced with the daunting prospect of filling out IRS tax forms. A neighbor told her about a free tax preparation service provided by United Way in Lynnwood, Monroe and two sites in Everett. It's targeted at low- and moderate-income adults and families but is open to anyone. UW Bothell accounting student, Ji Kim is a volunteer at this organization. Free tax preparation help in Lynnwood, Everett and Monroe

Asia-produced ozone making its way to U.S., study finds

Tri-City Herald, February 21, 2010
For the first time, the study links ozone in the air above the United States with Asian pollution, said Dan Jaffe, a professor of atmospheric and environmental chemistry at the University of Washington-Bothell. This story was picked up by 115 other media outlets.  Asia-produced ozone making its way to U.S., study finds

Crows aplenty in Bothell and Kenmore brings to mind Hitchcock's 'The Birds'

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, February 20, 2010
In any case, Marzluff added that over the last several months, crows that used to gather at Kenmore's Park and Ride have moved to an environmental restoration site on the campus of the UW-Bothell. Crows aplenty in Bothell and Kenmore brings to mind Hitchcock's 'The Birds' 

UW-Bothell students to represent the Pacific Northwest in the Americas Investment Research Challenge in New York City

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, February 17, 2010
A team of five master of business administration (MBA) students from the University of Washington, Bothell won the Pacific Northwest Investment Research Challenge organized by the Seattle CFA Society Feb. 5, after competing against teams from seven other universities in the region. UW-Bothell students to represent the Pacific Northwest in the Americas Investment Research Challenge in New York City

Starstruck: Monroe filmmaking triplets get help from film icon Anthony Hopkin*

The Monroe Monitor, February 16, 2010
For three up-and-coming young filmmakers, it must have seemed more like a script that reality. But just to prove that reality is sometimes even cooler than fiction, three Monroe brothers and University of Washington Bothell students with their own film company recently met acting icon Sir Anthony Hopkins, and he has now agreed to help them with their next movie.

Experimental prose author at UW Bothell

Komo News, February 16, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell’s Writing for Their Lives literary series will conclude in March with author Renee Gladman. Experimental prose author at UW Bothell

Hanging in the balance: Multimillion-dollar deficits leave school districts, unions in tug of war over pay

Herald News, February 14, 2010
A study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education showed by rolling back the teachers' salary schedule by 8.16 percent, layoffs and increases in class sizes could be averted. Teachers would still move forward on the schedule with step changes, but with the roll-back, the average salary would decrease by 5 percent. Hanging in the balance: Multimillion-dollar deficits leave school districts, unions in tug of war over pay 

Districts have options when it comes to teacher salary inequities

U Week, February 11, 2010
School districts can take steps to level out salary inequities caused by maldistributions of teachers, according to researchers at the UW's Center on Reinventing Public Education. Districts have options when it comes to teacher salary inequities

Out of Chalk

The American Spectator, February 11, 2010
Research also shows that tenure and degree- and seniority-based pay scales have little effect on student learning; a teacher is no more successful in improving student achievement after 25 years of teaching than an instructor working for four years, according to a report by Dan Goldhaber and Michael Hansen of the Center for Reinventing Public Education. Out of Chalk 

UW-Bothell student investment team heading to NYC for Americas challenge

Komo News, February 11, 2010
Five MBA students from UW-Bothell will be heading to New York City next month to participate in a hemispheric investment research contest. UW-Bothell student investment team heading to NYC for Americas challenge
 

Graduate student Jentery Sayers wins national Future Leaders Award

The Daily, February 9, 2010
UW graduate student (English) Jentery Sayers was chosen as one of just nine students in the nation to receive the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).Sayers has designed and taught more than 10 courses at Cornish College of the Arts, UW Bothell and UW Seattle, on topics ranging from literary modernism to new media. Graduate student Jentery Sayers wins national Future Leaders Award
 

Education’s Share of Some State Budget Drops

Education Week, February 9, 2010
The Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington found a decline in education’s share of the pie in 13 of the 23 state budget plans it examined.  Education’s Share of Some State Budget Drops

Districts consider ending salary perk for teachers

Houston Chronicle, February 9, 2010
“Since then, that finding has been replicated again and again and again,” said Goldhaber, a research professor at the University of Washington at Bothell. Districts consider ending salary perk for teachers
 

Freshman information session at UW

Komo News, February 9, 2010
The welcome mat is being rolled out, for students about to enroll at The University of Washington Bothell. UW is hosting a Freshman Information Session on February 11, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Freshman information session at UW 

UW students rally in Olympia to support higher ed

The Seattle Times, February 5, 2010
Students awash in purple gathered on the Capitol steps in Olympia Friday, calling for lawmakers to resist further cuts to higher education and to protect financial aid. An estimated 350 to 400 people from the University of Washington's Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell campuses gathered at noon shouting "knowledge is power" and letting out "whoop whoops" for state need grants and work study programs. UW students rally in Olympia to support higher ed
 

Poet, multimedia artist to perform at UW Bothell

UWeek, February 4, 2010
UW Bothell and Northwest Film Forum are presenting sound artist, poet, photographer, mixed-media practitioner and interdisciplinary performer Cris Cheek for two events. Poet, Multimedia artist to perform at UW Bothell 

UW Bothell’s CSS Speaker Series
 

Komo News, February 3, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell’s Computing and Software Systems Speaker Series will feature Laura Dillon, Ph.D., on Wednesday, February 10, 3:30-4:30 p.m., on campus in UW2, room 141. The event is free and open to the public. UW Bothell's Speaker Series

Ozone from Asia hits American West Coast

Environmental Research Web, February 3, 2010
The researchers, from the University of Colorado, Boulder; NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory; Norwegian Institute for Air Research; Laboratoire D'Aérologie; CNRS, France; Environment Canada; California Institute of Technology; University of Washington-Bothell; US National Center for Atmospheric Research; and NASA Langley Research Center, US, reported their work in nature.  Ozone from Asia hits American West Coast

High Qualified Effective Teachers

The Quick and the ED, February 3, 2010
The research behind using growth scores (the academic gains between two years of standardized tests) as a teacher evaluation metric is young but improving rapidly. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Dan Goldhaber and Michael Hansen were quoted. High Qualified Effective Teachers 

Use social media ‘modules’ to transform your Web site from static to interactive – it’s easy

Snohomish County Business Journal, February 1, 2010
At Bothell’s official visitors and events Twitter page (@ExploreBothell), you’ll learn where to find local dentists, florists, or wineries and you’ll get the latest UW Bothell and Bothell High news. Use social media ‘modules’ to transform your Web site from static to interactive – it’s easy 

January

More career opportunities for gaming in 2010?

NWjobs, January 29, 2010
Pioneers of Interactive Media, sponsored by the Washington Interactive Network (WIN) and hosted by the University of Washington Bothell, will feature a two-hour panel discussion with Travis Baldree and Marsh Lefler, founders of Runic Studios; Ed Fries of Microsoft Game Studios; Matt Wilson of Microsoft's Gaming Zone and co-founder of Detonator Games; Steve Theodore, technical art director for Bungee Studios; and Patrick Wyatt, creator of Arena-Net and vice preside of R&D for Blizzard Entertainment. More career opportunities for gaminig in 2010? 

Unifying the Front Lines of Graduate Management Education: List of Top Universities Supporting NSHMBA Grows*

SunHerald, January 29, 2010
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) has teamed up with the now 43 college and universities across the United States whose objective is to increase the number of Hispanic students completing bachelor and master's degrees. The University of Washington Bothell is one of the newest additions to this partnership. 

Bothell earns $500,000 grant to help bio-tech companies

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, January 25, 2010
Eventually, Battuello and other city officials would like to see the new center moved to its own facility in Canyon Park, though according to city documents, UW-Bothell will maintain a presence at the center. That presence will allow new and established firms better access to the school’s extensive research base, as well as its various business support programs, presumably including help in the area of technology transfer, or the commercialization of scientific discoveries. Bothell earns $500,000 grant to help bio-tech companies.

Front Porch: UW-Bothell offers transfer fair

Everett Herald, January 25, 2010
University of Washington Bothell will host transfer fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the campus. Front Porch: UW-Bothell offers transfer fair.  

Urbanski may stop mayor’s plan for Rochester schools

ROCnow, January 25, 2010
It makes perfect sense for the union to oppose mayoral control — “the dominant forces in the current education system are not going to benefit,” said Paul T. Hill, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell. Urbanski may stop mayor's plan for Rochester schools.  

Should Mayor Duffy control Rochester schools?

Democrat and Chronicle.com, January 24, 2010
Duffy's desire to dismantle the city school board and install himself at the top reaches beyond the education of the district's 33,000 students. Schools, Duffy says, are critical to the city's future in ways that touch on crime, finance and governance. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Paul T. Hill is quoted.  Should Mayor Duffy control Rocherster schools?

Study links Asia to smog component in Western US*

Seattle Post Intelligencer, January 24, 2010
The study is the first link between atmospheric ozone over the US and Asian pollution, said Dan Jaffe, a University of Washington-Bothell professor of ...
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Around the County: UW-Bothell offers transfer fair

Everett Herald, January 19, 2010
Participants can meet advisors and students, gather information on financial aid, student life, and academic support services and learn more about new campus housing. Around the County: UW-Bothell offers transfer fair 

Why Firefox’s future lies in Google’s hands

PC Pro, January 19, 2919
Firefox has just turned five, and it’s doubtful anybody outside of Redmond begrudges Mozilla’s celebrations. UW Bothell Professor Sandeep Krishnamurthy is quoted. Why Firefox's future lies in Google's hands

University of Washington, Bothell: 20 years and counting/UW scene

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, January 18, 2010
Combining all of these fundamental necessities for a memorable college experience allows UW-Bothell to say that it is one of the fastest-growing campuses in the Northwest, and a leader in higher education. The author of this article is UW Bothell student, Hillary U (Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences). University of Washington, Bothell: 20 years and counting/UW scene

UW-Bothell offers transfer fair Jan. 28

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, January 18, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell will host a transfer fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan 28.  UW-Bothell offers Transfer fair Jan. 28

Weisband mans top spot at University of Washington, Bothell business center

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, January 18, 2010
The University of Washington, Bothell has named Barry Weisband as the new director of its Business Development Center (BDC). Weisband mans top spot at University of Washington, Bothell business center 

School Digest

Buffalo Grove-Countryside, January 14, 2010
Thirteen teachers from High School District 214 were recently informed of their achievement of National Board Certification, granted by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Dan Goldhaber is quoted. School Digest

Second Study Gives Thumbs Up to N.Y.C. Charters

Education Week, January 13, 2010
Students in New York City’s charter elementary and middle schools make bigger learning gains than their regular public school counterparts in math and reading, according to a new study. The Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Robin Lake is quoted. Second Study Gives Thumbs Up to N.Y.C. Charters

Hoover Press: Learning as We Go: Why School Choice is Worth the Wait, by Paul T. Hill

Business Wire, January 12, 2010
In Learning as We Go, Hill examines the real-world-factors that can complicate, delay, and even in some instances interfere with the cause-and-effect relationships identified by the theories behind school choice. Paul T. Hill from the Center on Reinventing Public Education is the author Learning as we go.  Hoover Press: Learning as We Go: Why School Choice is Woth the Wait, by Paul T. Hill Also featured in the Earth times.

You’ve come a long way, baby!

The Woodinville Weekly, January 11, 2010
The University of Washington Bothell is celebrating 20 years of operations. It’s a major milestone for an institution that began in a rented space in a business complex in Canyon Park back in 1990. You've come a long way, baby!

Harrison on leading edge of teacher pay reform, experts say 

Colorado Springs Gazette, January 9, 2010
Harrison School District 2 Superintendent Mike Miles compares his school district’s new way of paying teachers to the TV sci-fi program “Flash Forward,” where for a moment everyone sees their future with decidedly different reactions. Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Marguerite Roza is featured. Harrison on leading edge of teacher pay reform, experts say 

Overview of School Spending

C-SPAN, January 11, 2010
Panelists talked about school spending. Topics included how school districts are changing their spending, how funds are spent, and an historical perspective of school spending. Center on Reinventing Public Education’s Marguerite Roza is quoted. Overview of School Spending 

Weisband chosen as director for UW Bothell Business Development Center

UWeek, Jan. 7, 2009

Barry Weisband has been named the new director of the Business Development Center (BDC) at UW Bothell. The BDC, housed within the UW Bothell Business Program, serves small businesses throughout the greater Seattle metropolitan area and the Pacific Northwest.

Weisband chosen as director of UW Bothell Business Development Center.

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