News

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

 

Rethinking School Discipline

November 10, 2016
American Prospect

Consortium research is cited in this piece exploring alternative discipline policies for students in lieu of suspensions.

U.S. High School Grad Rate Reaches Record Mark

October 17, 2016
WTTW Chicago Tonight

Director Alex Seeskin weighs in on improving U.S. high school graduation rates and what The To&Through Project is doing to improve not only high school but college attainment in Chicago and beyond.

A CPS Celebration.. and a Challenge

September 7, 2016
Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune acknowledges a focus on Freshman On Track as leading to high graduation rates across the district. 

The School that Art Saved

September 2, 2016
Christian Science Monitor

Consortium Deputy Director Jenny Nagaokea is quoted in this piece that explores how a Bridgeport, CT school is using the arts to foster school improvement.