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.
The work of the Urban Education Institute (UEI) is often featured in the news. Here is a sampling.
DNA Info examines the latest report by the Consortium which finds that CPS out-of-school suspension rates are on the decline.
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.
The Consortium's research is cited in this piece on the recent US Deptartment of Education summit in Chicago, where pushing to get students through college was the focus.
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.
$10 Million gift from Pritzker Foundation to support search for evidence-based policies.
University of Chicago expanding urban laboratory model to tackle city problems.
$10 Million gift from the Pritzker Foundation to support evidence-based policies.
The University has announced the opening of three new labs to focus on problems that cities face.
Three new labs studying energy, poverty, and healthy will join existing education and crime labs.