Grisel Maldonado of UChicago Impact has been named one of the 2015 Surge Fellows. The Surge Institute prepared, supports, and connects emerging leaders of color to accelerate their growth as trailblazers within education.
The work of the Urban Education Institute (UEI) is often featured in the news. Here is a sampling.
UEI's Cornelia Grumman explains why schools need to focus on transition years for high school and college success
UChicago Charter CEO Shayne Evans talks about what happens in a school that creates a successful college-going culture.
The New York Times Editorial Board examines recent findings on zero tolerance school discipline systems with a focus on moving away from out of school suspensions.
Piece on Geogia schools examining noncognitive factors in schools with an emphasis on research by the Consortium.
The Hyde Park Herald analyzes a recent study by the Consortium stating that suspension rates are down in CPS.
The Chicago Sun-Times Editorial board analyzes the Consortium's recent finding that although suspensions are down in Chicago Public Schools, there is still work to be done.
The Chicago Sun Times examines the latest Consortium report analyzing CPS discipline policies and their effects.
Mikaela Betts, a fourth-year undergraduate students at the University of Chicago, has won the Woodrow Wilson Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship for Aspiring Teachers of Color. She will attent UChicago UTEP with the scholarship.
DNA Info examines the latest report by the Consortium which finds that CPS out-of-school suspension rates are on the decline.
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