january-may2020

January
 

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.

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.

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.

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.