Posts by Ari Asercion

ELO Distinguished Panel: Improving Quality in Expanded Learning

Free & open to the public October 30th, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Cultivate Learning 5001 25th ave NE #201e, Seattle, WA 98105 Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided Please RSVP by October 27thFor more information, please contact us: 206.221.0569 or cultiv8@uw.edu RSVP Here Meet the Panelists Michael Funk, Director of the Expanded Learning Division (EXLD)…

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Seattle Times: Bezos family gifts $3 million to shape UW’s early education work

Professor Gail Joseph, center, speaks with participants during a UW-hosted institute on “Equity Focused Positive Behavior Support.” Neal Morton Seattle Times staff reporter Only a week after Jeff Bezos pledged to pour part of his personal wealth into creating a network of preschools for low-income families, his parents’ philanthropic foundation announced a $3 million gift…

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Seattle Times: Fix a broken system where preschoolers are expelled

Preschoolers Raymond Gilliam, left, Devon Edwards and Hilda Torres work on a Mother’s Day card at a publicly funded preschool class in Sacramento, California (Rich Pedroncelli / AP) By Angel Fettig and Kathleen Artman Meeker Special to The Times Nationwide, preschool expulsion rates are alarmingly high. And again, African-American boys are disproportionately affected. Not only…

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