As rates of CPS students on-track to graduate reach all-time highs, UEI director Tim Knowles discusses how UChicago CCSR's research and the focused work of CPS teachers and school leaders helped move an entire system.
Graduates of Kenwood Academy credit the school's Freshman On-Track program for their success, as new research from UChicago CCSR shows high schools that focused on the Consortium-developed on-track indicator saw big gains in graduation.
UEI director Tim Knowles lays out how UChicago CCSR's freshman on-track indicator triggered a system-wide shift in graduation rates, urging other cities to learn from Chicago's example turning research into practice.
Melissa Roderick discusses the new UChicago CCSR report showing 20 schools that focused on freshman on-track saw dramatic gains in graduation rates, and how on-track triggered from the bottom-up Chicago's climbing high school graduation rates.
A closer look at Hancock, one of 20 schools studied in the new UChicago CCSR report showing a focus on ninth-grade yielded dramatic results, illustrates how CPS is achieving all-time highs for students on-track to graduate high school.