A collection of UEI feature stories.
UChicago CCSR Report Finds Teens Flock to YOUmedia Digital Learning Center to Create, Innovate, Hang Out
As new initiatives to exploit technology and digital media for learning sweep the country, the YOUmedia learning center for teens at the Harold Washington Library in downtown Chicago demonstrates both the challenges and opportunities that these efforts present, a new report from the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research finds.
The University of Chicago Women’s Board and the Urban Education Institute volunteer committee welcomed nearly 60 young women from the University of Chicago Charter School’s Woodlawn Campus to the Quadrangle Club on Wednesday, May 8 for an opportunity to network with female leaders in Chicago.
UChicago UTEP and the Urban Teacher Education Consortium Continue a National Dialogue on Teacher Preparation
This year, the University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program hosted the sixth annual gathering of the Urban Teacher Education Consortium (UTEC), bringing together over 50 educators from 16 universitie
At a time when technological proficiency is a prerequisite for most careers, about half of sixth- through twelfth-graders in Chicago Public Schools report using technology for school less than once a week, according to a new report from the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research.
New schools that opened in the buildings of Chicago Public Schools closed for underutilization served students from more distant, less disadvantaged neighborhoods than the neighborhoods students came from before closure, according to the full rep
UChicago Charter School's First College Week Kickoff Celebrates Student Success in College and in Life
The University of Chicago Charter School held its first annual College Week Kickoff, celebrating and strengthening a college-going, college-graduating culture.
Governor Quinn declares “5Essentials Day” in Illinois to Promote Statewide Participation in UEI's School Climate Survey
With UEI’s 5Essentials Survey underway statewide, more than 1 million students and 100,000 teachers encouraged to take `15 minutes on the 15th’ to weigh in on learning conditions
With the Illinois 5Essentials Survey statewide rollout, more than 4,000 U.S. schools will adopt UEI's diagnostic tool for school improvement.
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