UEI director Tim Knowles comments on the need for sincere dialogue on community concerns as Chicago prepares to vote on 53 school closings.
A rundown of the biggest questions in Chicago's proposed school actions looks at UChicago CCSR's research on receiving school quality and academic achievement in past closings.
UChicago CCSR's Marisa de la Torre discusses research on academic achievement during and after school closings as Chicago prepares for a record number of school actions.
An editorial urges renewed focus on collaboration in education, citing UChicago CCSR's seminal research on the 5Essential features of successful schools.
Elizabeth Copper, an Englewood science teacher and a clinical instructor with the UChicago Urban Teacher Education Program, wins the prestigious Golden Apple award.
Sue Sporte comments as the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research continues to survey teachers and principals about new teacher evaluations.
Excellent Schools Detroit CEO Dan Varner encourages focus on each of UEI's 5Essentials to improve the core elements necessary for great schooling.
UChicago CCSR's Stacy Ehrlich comments on new findings that show few CPS students use technology for school and that teacher and principal expectations matter.
A University of Chicago student paper editorial refers to UEI's 5Essentials data and finds a school "well-organized for improvement" on the CPS closings list.
An editorial take on UChicago CCSR's new technology report finds a new "digital divide" in technology use for school in CPS.
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