News

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

 

Why School Suspensions Aren't the Answer

March 25, 2015
Chicago Sun Times - Editorial

The Chicago Sun-Times Editorial board analyzes the Consortium's recent finding that although suspensions are down in Chicago Public Schools, there is still work to be done.

The Myth of "Grade Level"

March 19, 2015
US News and World Report

Elaine Allensworth of the Consortium explains why the focus on "grade-level" success may not be the most valuable usage of instructional time to improve student outcomes.

$10 Million Pritzker Gift Helps UChicago Expand Evidence-Based Labs Project

March 10, 2015
Chicago Sun-Times

The University of Chicago is using a $10 million gift from the Pritzker family foundation to create a network of five laboratories to design and test solutions to the inner city’s toughest issues: Crime, health, education, poverty and wise use of energy and the environment.