When the state introduced higher standards for child care, many feared that home-based centers, including those run by women from Somalia, would close. But a...
A new study creates a mathematical model of teaching to show how the exaggerated sounds of “parentese” helps babies learn language.
A new national report explains how Washington and three other states have built high-quality early-education systems.
A new study finds that the differences in behavior between preschool boys and preschool girls — and harsher discipline for boys — is linked to...
Brain research says teaching toddlers is as complex as teaching school-age kids, but the pay and training haven’t kept pace with the science.
The state Supreme Court is hearing from a new voice in the debate over school funding — advocates for special education students.
State officials say there’s a problem, but that their own data don’t reveal such a severe problem.
Lawmakers, school officials, parents and policy wonks sketch the outlines of the coming showdown over school funding at an Education Lab event.
The University of Washington's new two-year Native Education Certificate blends online learning with hands-on projects to build relationships in Native American communities.
Preschoolers get expelled at three times the rate of students in elementary, middle and high schools. But when teachers get regular help from mental-health coaches,...