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

 

New charter teacher training headed for Chicago?

January 23, 2014
Catalyst Chicago

UEI director Tim Knowles comments on the Relay Graduate School of Education's residency model as the program prepares to partner with Chicago's Noble Street charter network.

New head of U. of C. schools effort

January 22, 2014
Hyde Park Herald

The University of Chicago Urban Education Institute names John W. Gasko the new CEO of UChicago Impact.

North Chicago High School works to boost achievement

January 17, 2014
Lake County News-Sun

North Chicago High School looks to UChicago CCSR's research to guide work with parents and students in boosting achievement. 

U. of C. announces $10 million program to help low-income students

January 16, 2014
Chicago Tribune

President Obama highlights UEI initiative to expand college opportunities, funded by gift from Steven and Priscilla Kersten

The 2014 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

January 8, 2014
Education Week

UChicago CCSR's Elaine Allensworth and Melissa Roderick are ranked in the top 200 for scholars influencing the public education discussion.

Student Survey Responses to 'Are You Challenged?'

December 31, 2013
Evanston RoundTable

Schools review data released from the first statewide learning conditions survey, anticipating the full 5Essentials analysis based on UChicago CCSR research in future survey years.

University of Chicago Charter School celebrates seniors accepted to college

December 19, 2013
FOX Chicago

A feature on the UChicago Charter School highlights the school's college culture—UChicago Charter is top-10 citywide for the percent of graduates who enroll and persist in college.

Editorial: One year after Newtown, adding more police officers won't prevent school violence

December 14, 2013
U.S. News and World Report

An editorial reviews the public policy response to school violence, citing UChicago CCSR research indicating high-quality relationships are key to safe school environment.

The New York Times Editorial Board Cites 100Kin10 as "Most Important Effort" in STEM Teacher Preparation

December 10, 2013
PR Newswire

A New York Times editorial cites 100Kin10 as a key effort in STEM teacher preparation; UChicago UTEP is part of the national commitment to prepare 10,000 exemplary STEM educators in the next decade. 

Mayor says cameras will improve safety, some not so sure

December 10, 2013
Evanston Now

Evanston Mayor cites UChicago CCSR's raw 5Essentials survey data in proposing additional security cameras for Evanston Township High School. 

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