January - May 2020

 

March

The GoFundMe recession is here

vice.com, March 26, 2020
In lieu of a strong social safety net, business owners are setting up crowdfunding campaigns for their laid-off staffers. Nora Kenworthy, an associate professor at the UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies, is quoted.

GoFundMe confronts coronavirus demand

nytimes.com, March 26, 2020
Americans are turning to crowdfunding to cover coronavirus-related costs while the government prepares to deliver on its stimulus plan. But most campaigns aren’t meeting their goals. Nora Kenworthy, an associate professor at the UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies, is quoted.

District responses to COVID-19 school closures

fordhaminstitute.org, March 25, 2020
A project from the Center on Reinventing Public Education is tracking how districts shift instruction, student support, and organizational operations. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

The shift to remote learning: the human element

insidehighered.com, March 25, 2020
Experts weigh in on how the sudden, forced adoption of technology-delivered instruction will affect the well-being of professors and students alike. Penelope Adams Moon, acting director of online learning strategy at the University of Washington Bothell is quoted in Q&A.

Edmonds CC students recognized as top Washington state scholars

mltnews.com, March 23, 2020
Bahareh Rouhijahromi plans to transfer to University of Washington Bothell next fall to earn a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

How are schools shifting student support, instruction and district operations amid coronavirus? 5 early findings from new national survey

the74million.org, March 23, 2020
Analysis by Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with UW Bothell.

Do test optional policies work? Depends on who you ask

diverseeducation.com, March 23, 2020As more college admissions become test-optional they receive more applications from underrepresented students. Test optional policy is one “tool in the arsenal” for making college more accessible, said Steve Syverson, assistant vice chancellor for enrollment management at University of Washington Bothell.

Wilson: how new york city’s success academy is creating an online school — and sharing its ideas beyond its network

the74million.org, March 22, 2020
Opinion by Steven Wilson, a senior fellow with the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

What’s standing between Michigan school districts and online instruction during the COVID-19 outbreak?

chalkbeat.org, March 19, 2020
Messages from state and federal authorities suggest districts could lose funding or face lawsuits if they offer online services to students because it’s illegal to provide anything less than equitable access, and not all children have access to the internet from home and some have special needs. Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, has urged state officials to adapt their requirements for the COVID-19 outbreak. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

As coronavirus closes schools, wealthier districts send laptops home with students. What about poorer districts?

inquirer.com, March 18,2020
Across the nation, school districts are facing the unprecedented challenge of educating millions of children at home in isolation while communities work to stem the spread of the coronavirus — a mission that is laying bare the divide between wealthy and poorer districts. While school districts are trying to ensure that all students are treated equally, not providing any education to students means the neediest will fall further behind, said Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a research group at the University of Washington Bothell.

As coronavirus closes schools, wealthier districts send laptops home with students — what about poorer districts?

phillytrib.com, March 18, 2020
​Across the nation, school districts are facing the unprecedented challenge of educating millions of children at home in isolation while communities work to stem the spread of the coronavirus — a mission that is laying bare the divide between wealthy and poorer districts. Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at UW Bothell, is quoted.

Lake: As Schools Shift to Virtual Learning, Educators Worry That Online Instruction Is Inequitable. But No Learning at All Is Worse

the74million.org, March 17, 2020
Article by Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Poets of Color Pave the Way for the Next Generation

[v]yesmagazine.org, March 15, 2020
Washington state Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna recently spoke at the University of Washington Bothell and shared poems from Killing Marias, and also from the unpublished manuscript of her memoir about growing up during the Civil War in El Salvador, and her journey of leaving and coming to the United States.

Librarian receives travel award

American Library Association, March 11, 2020
Sarah Schroeder is the 2020 recipient of the $1,000 American Library Association (ALA) International Relations Committee's "Bogle-Pratt International Library Travel Fund" award to attend a conference in Dublin, Ireland. Schroeder is a business and economics reference and instruction librarian at the University of Washington Bothell/Cascadia College Campus Library. 

Lake: As Coronavirus Forces Schools to Go Virtual, We Must Innovate — and Embrace Learning As We Go. How 1 Washington District at the Epicenter Is Doing Just That

the74million.org, March 10, 2020
I’m distressed that my hometown, Seattle, is ground zero for the U.S. outbreak of COVID-19. I am heartened, though, by the fact that our community is primed to offer innovative responses, including in K-12 education. Analysis by Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Coronavirus Takes Toll on K-12 and Higher Education

usnews.com, March 9, 2020
Education officials are increasingly being forced to consider canceling classes and closing campuses in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education is quoted. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Colleges Move Online Amid Virus Fears

insidehighered.com, March 9, 2020
As the new coronavirus infects and kills more people in the United States, several West Coast universities, including the University of Washington and Stanford University, have chosen to forgo in-person classes in favor of remote learning. “Teaching well online requires a much more intentional arc of planning and learning around design and pedagogy,” Penelope Adams Moon, director of online learning strategy at UW’s Bothell campus, posted on Twitter. “We need stop-gap measures, but they aren't the same as online teaching.”

Research: Charters lack specialized expertise, resources for special ed programs

educationdive.com, March 4, 2020
Research from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) shows parents of students with disabilities often struggle to find charter schools that fit their children's needs and feel that the information-gathering process falls largely on their shoulders. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell. 

Best universities in the United States 2020

conservativedailynews.com, March 3, 2020
University of Washington (UW) This public university in Seattle, Washington, is one of the most prestigious universities in the US and world. It has three campuses, namely UW Seattle (the main campus), UW Bothell, and UW Tacoma.


February

Your ‘activism’ is really not so woke

dailyuw.com, Feb. 27, 2020
Performative wokeness, or cloutivism is when people “perform” wokeness for others to see, often as a way to show you know about something in a flashy way for clout. “I see all these people going to rallies, protests, and marches, but sometimes it’s for the wrong reason … going there just for the experience or wanting to seem like you care is actually kind of pointless,” UW Bothell junior Keita Shimizu said.

Flagstaff Christian School to begin four-day week this fall

azdailysun.com, Feb. 26, 2020
In an effort to increase productivity and avoid a tuition hike, Flagstaff Christian School will be moving to a four-day school week this fall. A 2018 report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) said four-day weeks are a growing trend for schools, with more districts throughout the country continuing to adopt the schedule. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Crowdfunding a 'Band-Aid' for Rising Healthcare Costs?

medpagetoday.com, Feb. 25, 2020
Millions of Americans are contributing to crowdfunding platforms to help pay for rising healthcare expenses. Nora Kenworthy, an associate professor at the University of Washington Bothell, is quoted.

Macy's officially closes its downtown Seattle location

king5.com, Feb. 24, 2020
The flagship Macy’s store in downtown Seattle closed its doors for the final time on Sunday. “Every single physical retailer of this ilk is going to face these kinds of pressures,” said Sandeep Krishnamurthy, the dean of the University of Washington Bothell's School of Business.

The Trump Era Proves That Women’s Studies Matters

msmagazine.com, Feb. 24, 2020
I still have to make the case that Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies matters, writes Julie Shayne, a principal lecturer at the University of Washington Bothell and faculty coordinator of GWSS.

Indian women protest new citizenship laws, joining a global ‘fourth wave’ feminist movement

theconversation.com, Feb. 24, 2020
Women are among the strongest opponents of two new laws in India that threaten the citizenship rights of vulnerable groups like Muslims, poor women, oppressed castes and LGBTQ people. By Alka Kurian, senior lecturer in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell.

 A major new player in education giving, The City Fund uses over $100 million in grants to grow charter and charter-like schools

chalkbeat.org, Feb. 21, 2020
The newest major player in school reform has already issued more than $110 million in grants to support the growth of charter and charter-like schools across the U.S. A handful of grants have gone to national groups, like $875,000 to the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a University of Washington think tank that has studied and promoted the portfolio model. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

An artist set out to paint climate change. She ended up on a journey through grief

registerguard.com, Feb. 17, 2020

Inspired by the image of a melting glacier on Mount Hood, Daniela Molnar, an artist and professor at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, set out to paint it; then her feelings took over. Jennifer Atkinson, who teaches environmental humanities at the University of Washington Bothell, is quoted.

Medicare for All: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

youtube.com/lastweektonight, Feb. 16, 2020

As presidential candidates continue to discuss Medicare for All, John Oliver explores how much it might cost, what it will change, and who it will help. At about the 2:50 mark references GoFundMe research by Nora Kenworthy and Lauren Berliner of the University of Washington Bothell.

Raymond Santana, One of the Central Park 5 - Seattle's Morning News with Dave Ross

omny.fy, Feb. 14, 2020
Dave Ross interviews Raymond Santana about the night he was forced to make the confession that would end in his wrongful conviction. Santana was in Seattle on Thursday at the University of Washington-Bothell campus at an event organized by students to discuss the mass incarceration of minorities.

Avoiding Unforced Errors in Online Courses

insidehighered.com, Feb. 12, 2020
Working from a checklist of best practices can help medical teams care for their patients better. A similar approach might help professors (and the professionals they work with) support students better, writes Penelope Adams Moon, acting director of online learning strategy at the University of Washington at Bothell.

‘It’s a difficult decision’: Kenmore ends proposed St. Edward’s athletic field project

bothell-reporter.com, Feb. 11, 2020
The Kenmore City Council voted against renovating an athletic field at St. Edward State Park. David Stokes, a professor at the University of Washington Bothell, told the council the park is the most ecologically intact public space in the Seattle area.

Dealing with the emotional impact of climate change

dailyuw.com, Feb. 10, 2020
When young people look at how climate change is already affecting their lives and the lives of others, it can be hard not to experience feelings of sadness, anxiety, anger, and grief. Jennifer Atkinson, a senior lecturer at the University of Washington Bothell is quoted.

Threatened with closure, virtual school embraced accountability, fired its for-profit manager and made dramatic gains for its 9,000 students

the74million.org, Feb. 5, 2020
Frustrated by years of failing grades on state school report cards and facing the threat of closure, Georgia Cyber Academy’s nonprofit board of directors last spring wrested control of the school from publicly traded corporation K12 Inc. — the largest education management organization in the country — and instituted changes it had been unable to convince K12 to make. Robin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, is quoted. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.


January

Uniquely Issaquah - Saving the Lake Sammamish Kokanee

youtube.com, Jan. 31, 2020
Podcast about the new documentary "Spawning Grounds" and the plight of Lake Sammamish kokanee mentions restoration work of UW Bothell faculty member Jeff Jensen and plans to show the documentary at UW Bothell in April.

How to reduce 'attention residue' in your life

bbc.org, Jan. 31, 2020
From elaborate rituals to planners, products and kits, there’s no shortage of tools and advice on how to prioritize well-being. But perhaps I’m not alone in dutifully clearing space in my schedule for downtime only to lie in the bath fretting about all the life admin I have to do, the entire experience turning lukewarm before the water. Sophie Leroy, associate professor of business at UW Bothell, is quoted.

Denver parents are losing their minds over summer camps right now

denverite.com, Jan. 29, 2020
Children with low access to summer camps and classes are more likely to be people of color and low-income. White children with wealthier families tend to have more access. But tools are being developed to change that. That’s according to a study by the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

EdNext Podcast: Expanding School Choice in Indianapolis

educationnext.org, Jan. 29, 2020
Robin J. Lake, the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at University of Washington Bothell, joins Education Next Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss her new article about how school choice has succeeded in Indianapolis.

Career readiness: four ways state policymakers can help transform the high school experience for students

hoover.org, Jan. 23, 2020
This essay outlines how school systems face growing demands to coordinate career education programs with academic curricula designed to prepare students for postsecondary education. The author, Georgia Heyward, is a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Concerns about social justice and chocolate production turn sour

realchangenews.org, Jan. 22, 2020
In “Cocoa,” Kristy Leissle traces the history and supply chain of cocoa as it is transformed from raw beans into what she calls “industrial” chocolate. Leissle is an affiliate instructor at the University of Washington, Bothell.

New leader for Snohomish County Public Works

snoho.com, Jan. 22, 2020
County Executive Dave Somers has appointed Kelly Snyder as the county’s public works director. Snyder served most recently as an assistant vice chancellor at the University of Washington Bothell, where she oversaw leading the campus expansion and community development team.

Friends of North Creek Forest, city organize work party on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

bothell-reporter.com, Jan. 21, 2020
Community members and other groups came out for the gathering. Students from the University of Washington Bothell helped out.

Evergreen Health board of commissioners welcomes David Edwards

evergreenhealth.com, Jan. 20, 2020
EvergreenHealth’s Board of Commissioners recently announced that community members have elected David Edwards to the governing board. Edwards is a graduate of UW Bothell.

Edmonds Center for the Arts to receive grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

monroemonitor.com, Jan. 20, 2020
Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) has been approved for a $10,000 Challenge America grant to support an Artist Residency. ECA will also partner with the University of Washington Bothell to organize a panel discussion.

Privilege for the poor: Farming giant gives back — to its workers’ children

hechingerreport.org, Jan. 18, 2020
The billionaires behind a health food conglomerate built a school to help the farmworkers they employ embrace kale and college. It’s unusual for a single company to take on running a school. Georgia Heyward, a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

To conserve marine species, make protected areas mobile

scientificamerican.com, Jan. 17, 2020
Today, marine protected areas are among the primary tools for conserving marine habitats and protecting threatened species. Traditionally, these protected areas are bound by geography. But now, UW experts are arguing that shifting ocean conditions driven by climate change call for a more dynamic approach to marine conservation. Sara Maxwell, assistant professor of interdisciplinary arts and sciences at UW Bothell, is quoted.

Privilege for the poor: Farming giant gives back — to its workers’ children

hechingerreport.org, Jan. 18, 2020
The billionaires behind a health food conglomerate built a school to help the farmworkers they employ embrace kale and college. It’s unusual for a single company to take on running a school. Georgia Heyward, a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Scientists Tout Need to Make Marine Protected Areas Mobile

courthousenews.com, Jan. 16, 2020
Typically, marine protected areas (MPAs) are utilized across the globe to protect endangered species, but the researchers argue this is not enough when climate change forces animals out of their natural habitats.Sara Maxwell, assistant professor at the University of Washington Bothell, whose research interests include conservation biology and marine predator ecology, says climate change demands new approaches to MPAs.

County hires UW-Bothell vice chancellor to lead Public Works

heraldnet.com, Jan. 14, 2020
EVERETT — Kelly Snyder will be Snohomish County’s next public works director, the county executive announced Tuesday. Snyder has been the assistant vice chancellor of campus and community development at the University of Washington Bothell.

Cory Booker Goes Down Fighting

wsj.com, Jan 14, 2020
The former Newark mayor refused to bow to teachers unions. The opinion piece cites the Center on Reinventing Public Education, which is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

An artist set out to paint climate change. She ended up on a journey through grief

latimes.com, Jan. 11, 2020
Jennifer Atkinson, a senior lecturer at the University of Washington Bothell, is quoted.

Feeling distressed about climate change? Here’s how to manage it

latimes.com, Jan 11, 2020
Jennifer Atkinson of the University of Washington Bothell is quoted.

Wonder How Districts' Decisions on Curriculum and Instruction Change Over Time? We'll Soon Have Answers

edweek.org, Jan. 9, 2020
A newly announced research survey promises to shake up how the K-12 education field understands districts' approaches to topics like curriculum, teaching supports, and social-emotional learning. RAND will partner with the Center on Reinventing Public Education, a research and advocacy group known for sharp analyses of district and charter school management, and Kitamba, a project-management firm. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

RAND to Launch National School District Survey Panel for Better Understanding of District Policy and Practice

rand.org, Jan. 9, 2020
The RAND Corporation is launching a first-of-its-kind national survey panel of school districts and charter management organizations. RAND will collaborate with three groups, including the Center on Reinventing Public Education. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

The real enrollment challenge in Chicago: what to do with all those empty school seats

chalkbeat.org, Jan. 8, 2020
In Chicago, which is experiencing a slow population leak, the district has lost 54,100 public school children in the past decade. Robin Lake, the director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, is quoted. The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Of houses and hope: A promising Fort Worth school turnaround and the closely watched policy push making it happen

the74million.org, Jan. 6, 2020
The nonprofit Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), which in November published a first-look report on Texas’s interlocking policies, called the state’s decision to direct financial support toward what it calls the System of Great Schools one of its “highest-leverage actions.” The center is affiliated with the University of Washington Bothell.

Why some students can’t attend Friday Prayer

dailyuw.com, Jan. 6, 2020
A religious accommodations bill meant to help college students navigate religious holidays became effective in Washington in July. The measure was spearheaded at the UW in 2018 by then-ASUW senator BJ Dondoyano, who heard of professors at the UW Bothell rescheduling exams to accommodate for Ramadan.

A dome over Lake Washington? Boeing building spacecraft? Here’s what Seattle Times writers in 1970 predicted for 2020

seattletimes.com, Jan. 6, 2020
Fifty years ago, The Seattle Times dedicated an entire issue of its magazine to this question: What will the world be like in 2020? Writer John Haigh predicted the University of Washington would top 50,000 students in the early 2000s. Including the Tacoma and Bothell campuses, UW passed the 50,000-student mark in fall 2012.