Beth Hawkins visited the University of Chicago Charter School NKO campus and followed up with this piece on what is working for the south side school.
The work of the Urban Education Institute (UEI) is often featured in the news. Here is a sampling.
UChicago Charter School CGW students wear orange in honor of graduate Hadiya Pendleton and other Chicago gun violence victims.
UEI's recently appointed Sara Liston Spurlark Director, Sara Stoelinga, has recieved the University of Chicago's most prestigious award for undergraduate teaching - the Quantrell Award.
Consortium research and Elaine Allensworth are quoted on causes of the decline in African-American students at Illinois universities.
Sara Stoelinga shares four lessons from Chicago Public Schools that reflect key national education debates and illustrate potential improvement influencers.
UEI's Cornelia Grumman examines why it is so difficult to effectively measure school quality.
Grisel Maldonado of UChicago Impact has been named one of the 2015 Surge Fellows. The Surge Institute prepared, supports, and connects emerging leaders of color to accelerate their growth as trailblazers within education.
UEI's Cornelia Grumman explains why schools need to focus on transition years for high school and college success
UChicago Charter CEO Shayne Evans talks about what happens in a school that creates a successful college-going culture.
The New York Times Editorial Board examines recent findings on zero tolerance school discipline systems with a focus on moving away from out of school suspensions.