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


The Myth of "Grade Level"

March 19, 2015
US News and World Report

Elaine Allensworth of the Consortium explains why the focus on "grade-level" success may not be the most valuable usage of instructional time to improve student outcomes.

$10 Million Pritzker Gift Helps UChicago Expand Evidence-Based Labs Project

March 10, 2015
Chicago Sun-Times

The University of Chicago is using a $10 million gift from the Pritzker family foundation to create a network of five laboratories to design and test solutions to the inner city’s toughest issues: Crime, health, education, poverty and wise use of energy and the environment.