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

 

Urban Labs Initiative Seeks Solutions for World's Urban Challenges

March 10, 2015
UChicago News

$10 Million gift from Pritzker Foundation to support search for evidence-based policies.

University of Chicago Expanding Labs to Tackle Urban Issues

March 10, 2015
Chicago Tribune

University of Chicago expanding urban laboratory model to tackle city problems.

Urban Labs Initiative Seeks Solutions for World's Urban Challenges

March 10, 2015
newswise.com

$10 Million gift from the Pritzker Foundation to support evidence-based policies.

University of Chicago Announces Urban Labs Initiative

March 10, 2015
BND.com

The University has announced the opening of three new labs to focus on problems that cities face.

University Announces New Labs to Focus on Energy, Health, Poverty

March 9, 2015
UChicago Maroon

Three new labs studying energy, poverty, and healthy will join existing education and crime labs.

Turning Conflict into Trust Improves Schools and Student Learning

March 4, 2015
Albert Shanker Institute

Greg Anrig examines the effect of collaboration and trust on school improvement and student learning, citing research from The Consortium.

The Aftermath: Report shows that families make hard choices in the wake of school closings

February 27, 2015
South Side Weekly

South Side Weekly examines the Consortium's recent school closings report, and details the decisions parents have to make when enrolling their children in new schools.

University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program gets new DIrector

February 25, 2015
The Hyde Park Herald

UEI Names Tanika Island Director of UChicago UTEP.

In the Middle

January 29, 2015
WTTW Chicago Tonight

Chicago Tonight takes a more in-depth look at UChicago's Success Project as it takes off within the Chicago Public Schools.

Chicago Closings Lead Most Students to Higher Performing Schools but Improvement Varied

January 28, 2015
The Hyde Park Herald

The Hyde Park Herald looks into the recent study by the Consortium which indicated that although most students affected by the Chicago school closings ended up in higher performing schools, the results are varied.

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