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UW College of Education ranked #6 in nation

Posted on March 18th, 2015 by Kim Ackerley-Cleworth

U.S. News & World Report ranked the University of Washington College of Education No. 6 among the nation’s best education schools in its 2016 edition.

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Talk To Your Baby: Her Brain Depends On It

Posted on October 14th, 2014 by Kim Ackerley-Cleworth

It turns out there’s a simple step parents can take to help keep their children on course, starting in year one, something most people take for granted: Baby talk.

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With Opening Of Seattle’s ‘First Place,’ Charter Schools Have Arrived In Washington

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by Kim Ackerley-Cleworth

A longtime Seattle private school will re-open its doors Wednesday as a charter school, the first to do so under a new state law that lets nonprofit organizations use state dollars to run public schools.

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Baby Talk Could Boost Babies Brain Power

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by Kim Ackerley-Cleworth

New study shows some potential benefits of the special speech.

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Math concepts + teamwork = big gains at struggling Renton school

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by Kim Ackerley-Cleworth

Math achievement is rising fast at Lakeridge Elementary School in the Renton School District, where teachers build students’ understanding of concepts as well as their skills.

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Guest: Here’s what quality pre-K looks — and sounds — like

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by Kim Ackerley-Cleworth

Language is one of the benefits of pre-kindergarten education

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