June - December 2015


Upcoming local book events

heraldnet.com, June 28, 2015
The local author and editor will talk about her latest project, which is one she edited: “Taking Risks: Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas.” Shayne is senior lecturer in interdisciplinary arts and sciences at the University of Washington Bothell and an affiliate associate professor of gender, women and sexuality studies and Latin American and Caribbean studies at the University of Washington in Seattle. The shop is at 111 Fifth Ave. S. Read More

WSU presence will be Elson Floyd's legacy in Everett

komonews.com, June 27, 2015
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Elson Floyd had been Washington State University president about two years when Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson asked him in late 2009 to join forces to plant a WSU flag in the city. Bothell beat out Everett for the branch campus of University of Washington. Read More

Jacksonville Board of Education president believes charter schools will change public education

annistonstar.com, June 26, 2015
As Jacksonville’s Board of Education seeks a replacement superintendent for its school system, its president says whoever takes the job ought to be wary of charter schools. Christine Campbell, senior research analyst and policy director with the Center on Reinventing Public Education, said charter schools are expensive to run and difficult to set up. Read More

Education policy should focus on goals, not rules

washingtonexaminer.com, June 24, 2015
The rise of education entrepreneurship is one of the most promising developments in education in the past 25 years. But education policy should be reformed to allow for even more entrepreneurship, or the gains of the last quarter-century could be at risk. This much was made clear Wednesday at the American Enterprise Institute, which hosted a research conference on the state of entrepreneurship in K-12 education. Ashley Jochim, research analyst at the Center for Reinventing Public Education, said "[Governments] say, 'We want you to be innovative. Here are some rules,'”. Read More

Bobby Jindal’s Common Core Crusade Could Backfire

thedailybeast.com, June 24, 2015
The Louisiana governor is expected to announce his bid for president on Wednesday, but will his Common Core flip-flop come back to haunt him? Ashley Jochim, research analyst at the Center for Reinventing Public Education, said “it’s easy to view the dynamics of public opinion on common Core through a partisan lens”. Read More

School district promotes Stanton to vice principal at Helen Haller

mcall.com, June 24, 2015
Students, parents and staff at Helen Haller Elementary School will see a familiar face in a new role next fall. Stanton serves as a kind of administrative support role in conjunction with studies via UW Bothell. Read More

Allentown Starbucks employees lose out on perks

mcall.com, June 23, 2015
While you may have picked up a complimentary coffee at Starbucks in downtown Allentown on Monday, the barista who handed you that sizzling cup of caffeine won't be getting the chance to earn a free bachelor's degree courtesy of the Seattle-based coffee giant. Surya Pathak, associate professor of operations and supply chain management at UW Bothell, said opting for a licensed store is a way for a company like Starbucks to save on real estate costs while it introduces itself to a new market. Read More

New Orleans public schools elicit scrutiny and hope

tulane.edu, June 23, 2015
“The cornerstone of our democracy is this thing called public education.” That’s the view of Meria Carstarphen, superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools and a Tulane University graduate. Paul Hill, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, said, “We are all trying to say, how do we educate our kids better? How do we make sure we are always in a framework of looking for where kids have been neglected and failed, and what are the options to do better for them?”. Read More

UW Bothell to host Global Engagement through Technology Symposium

washington.edu, June 23, 2015
UW Bothell Global Initiatives and the Teaching and Learning Center will host the Global Engagement through Technology Symposium on September 18, 2015. The event brings together faculty, staff and administrators interested in implementing international collaboration components into courses across the curriculum and sharing best practices to create a physical and virtual learning community. Read More