Elaine Allensworth is quoted on high school graduation rates, what the progress can be attributed to, and what this means for future research and policy.
The work of the Urban Education Institute (UEI) is often featured in the news. Here is a sampling.
Education Week summarizes Consortium research which identified the non-cognitive factors most crucial for success later in life.
Elaine Allensworth of the Consortium is quoted on how important context is when measuring school success.
The Consortium's research is cited in this piece examining YOUMedia studios located across Chicago Public Libraries - where students can collaborate, work, and create various art projects.
The Atlantic features Minn Post's in-depth look at the UChicago Charter School NKO Campus and what strategies are behind the school's success.
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.
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.