Peter Cunningham highlights UChicago Charter School's Sonia Wang and Tanika Island Childress on a piece on diversity in charter school staff and leadership.
The work of the Urban Education Institute (UEI) is often featured in the news. Here is a sampling.
The 74 examines school climate surveys as a means of meeting the "fifth indicator" provision of ESSA, focusing in particular on 5Essentials and quoting Elaine Allensworth.
Chicago Defender features a profile of UChicago Charter School Interim CEO, Tanika Island Childress.
To&Through is referenced in this feature about Dyett High Schools new entrepreneurship program, as well as other recent successes including their Freshman OnTrack rate.
Consortium leaders discuss how Chicago implemented school climate surveys: a model that can guide other schools under ESSA.
The Columbia Chronicle covers a presentation sharing student perspectives on the benefits (or lack thereof) of selective enrollment high schools. Consortium and Generation All leadership are featured.
The Consortium is cited in response to the fact that Chicago Public Schools have made impressive progress over the past decade; however, work remains to be done.
Jenny Nagaoka and John Gomperts shed light on practices that can improve high school graduation rates nationwide.
The Consortium's Selective Enrollment study is cited in this piece on how neighborhood schools with IB programs may be the best bet for families.
Orrin Murray's US News & World Report op-ed is quoted throughout this piece exploring how schools can make sure students are college ready.