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


2013 CPS Closings Left More Kids than Expected in Lower-Performing Schools

January 22, 2015

DNA Info analyses the latest report by the Consortium on the 2013 Chicago school closings.

CPS School Closings Provided Only Modest Gains to Students

January 22, 2015
Crain's Chicago Business

Crain's examines the latest Consortium research on the Chicago school closings of 2013.

Consortium Releases School Closings Report

January 22, 2015
UChicago Consortium

The latest findings in the Consortium's ongoing study of the Chicago school closings of 2013.

Study looks at aftermath of Chicago school closings in 2013

January 22, 2015
Chicago Tribune

The Tribune examines the Consortium's latest report, which analyzes the results of the Chicago school closings of 2013.

Filmmakers and Researchers Team Up to Track Students of Closed Schools

January 21, 2015
DNA Info

The School Project documentary follows students displaced by the Chicago school closings of 2013.  The Consortium researchers and filmmakers will discuss the issue in a panel following the second release of the project.

UChicago Startups Win Funding

January 16, 2015
UChicago Maroon

UChicago Impact won a competition to gain funding for their startup, Becoming Effective Learners, which focuseds on the non-cog aspects of education that turn students into better learners.

UChicago Impact wins Chicago Innovation Fund Award

January 15, 2015
Crain's Chicago Business

UChicago Impact's Becoming Effective Learners initiative is one of four winners of the Chicago Innovation Fund.

Logan Center to Screen Film on Chicago School Closures

January 14, 2015
The Hyde Park Herald

New Consortium research is to be presented at this event, which is a six-part series on the Chicago school closures.

From the community: D. 202 parents, students and staff can share thoughts about their schools through third annual state-wide “5Essentials” survey

January 9, 2015
Chicago Tribune

This Tribune piece examines the upcoming 5Essentials Survey and provides detailed information on the survey, its background, and what it can be used for.


The Educational Attainment of Chicago Public Schools Students: A Focus on Four-Year College Degrees

January 8, 2015
Thomas B. Fordham Institute

Thomas B. Fordham Institute features the latest Consortium release on the educational attainment of Chicago Public Schools students. 

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