Fox 32's Mike Flannery takes a look at the Urban Education Lab's highly successful Match turoting program - speaking with educators, tutors, students, and US Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan.
The work of the Urban Education Institute (UEI) is often featured in the news. Here is a sampling.
Waukegan School District 60 analyzes chronic truancy and what can be done to improve attendance. Consortium report is cited.
Jenny Nagaoka is quoted on whether programs like Copperman College Scholars can get more students through college.
Tim Knowles is quoted on Arne Duncan's legacy in response to recent resignation by the US Secretary of Education.
Stephanie Banchero of the Joyce Foundation and Robin Steans of Advance Illinois examine progress of CPS in light of recent challenges. Consortium research is mentioned.
NBC writes a summary of latest Consortium findings that although race-based disparities persist in CPS discipline, highly disadvantaged students clustered in less than 10% of schools account for much of the results.
Chigao Tribune examines Consortium findings that CPS schools with the highest reported suspension rates also serve the most vulnerable populations.
Education Week summarizes the Consortium's findings on school discipline.
Melissa Sanchez of the Chicago Report does an in-depth analysis of Consortium's Discipline Report.
Inside Higher Ed examines the importance of college-match, particularly for minority students. The Consortium is cited.