The work of the Urban Education Institute (UEI) is often featured in the news. Here is a sampling.


How One Chicago High School Built a College Culture

October 19, 2015

Washington High School principal Kevin Gallick discusses how he worked with his team to create a strong college-going culture in  just three years.  Consortium research is cited. 

CPS "High Intensity" Tutoring Highly Successful

October 9, 2015
Fox news 32

Fox 32's Mike Flannery takes a look at the Urban Education Lab's highly successful Match turoting program - speaking with educators, tutors, students, and US Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan.

CPS Success? Yes

October 2, 2015
Chicago Tribune - Commentary

Stephanie Banchero of the Joyce Foundation and Robin Steans of Advance Illinois examine progress of CPS in light of recent challenges.  Consortium research is mentioned.

Race-Based Disparities Persist in CPS Discipline: Report

September 23, 2015
NBC Chicago

NBC writes a summary of latest Consortium findings that although race-based disparities persist in CPS discipline, highly disadvantaged students clustered in less than 10% of schools account for much of the results.