A collection of UEI press releases.
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
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.
Dear UEI Community, We are deeply saddened by the tragic events that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut and we grieve for those families who lost their loved ones in this horrific event. Please find below resources to help parents and caregivers speak with children about this tragedy. —Timothy F. C. Knowles
Birth-to-College Collaborative Releases New Case Study, Highlights Professional Learning Communities
The newest in a planned series of case studies on building a Birth-to-College Model of Education released by the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute (UEI) and the Ounce of Prevention Fund outlines how to create Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) of teachers, administrators and family support staff spanning the early childhood to K-12 spectrum.
Nearly 600 Chicago schools on Wednesday gained access to customized reports produced by the Urban Education Institute at the University of Chicago to help schools organize, prioritize, evaluate, and achieve sustainable improvement.
Excellent Schools Detroit goes beyond test scores and uses the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute's 5Essentials School Effectiveness Survey to measure school organizational capacity to improve student learning.
UChicago-Developed Tool to Serve Rocketship Education and Expand Within the Knowledge is Power Program in Fall 2012
Angela Lou, a University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program candidate, is the winner of the prestigious Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship, a major national teaching award committed to keeping high-caliber beginning teachers in the profession.
South Side Charter Outperforming 95 Percent of Chicago Schools in Students Admitted to Selective Enrollment High Schools
Judged by the number of students admitted to selective enrollment high schools, the University of Chicago Charter School Carter G. Woodson Campus is outperforming more than 95 percent of Chicago schools that had at least one student admitted to a selective high school.