An editorial cites the Consortium's "5Essentials Supports" research from its seminal book, making a case for reforms that build school capacity for lasting change.
CPS has put three of the 50 school buildings closed in 2013 out for bid, including the South Side location formerly shared by Wadsworth and UChicago Charter Woodlawn.
An editorial cites the work of the Consortium and director Elaine Allensworth, urging policy-makers to pay attention to key research on sorting and school choice.
$10 million in new federal funding will help expand companion mentoring and tutoring programs studied by the Urban Education Lab and Crime Lab.
UEI director Tim Knowles comments as $10 million in new federal funds will help support UEI's large-scale study of the BAM mentoring and Match tutoring companion programs.
Consortium director Elaine Allensworth comments on the choice facing Chicago regarding systemic sorting, as the Consortium works on a report analyzing the effects of CPS's portfolio of schools model.
CPS CEO Barbara Bryd-Bennett cites the city's climbing on-track rate, a measure developed and shown by the Consortium on Chicago School Research to have propelled high school graduation rates in Chicago.
UEI director Tim Knowles comments on the importance of ensuring high-needs schools attract and retain the best teachers in an editorial on the Vergara v. California ruling on teacher tenure laws.
The Consortium on Chicago School Research prepares to release a followup study of CPS school closings as the district faces scrutiny.
UEI hosted Harvard economist Dr. Richard Murnane at a talk for his new book "Restoring Opportunity," featuring the UChicago Charter NKO Campus as a scalable solution for excellent schooling.
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