Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett Attend Opening of Back of the Yards Wall-to-Wall IB High School
One of ten new wall-to-wall IB schools opens in CPS, coming after a recent UChicago CCSR study found IB program participation had significant impact on students' achievement.
A CPS neighborhood school prepares for a new wall-to-wall International Baccalaureate program; a recent UChicago CCSR study found that IB graduates are 40% more likely to attend four-year colleges.
A look at Chicago's International Baccalaureate programs, shown in a CCSR study to dramatically increase a CPS student's probability of entering college.
CPS adds a third IB-devoted campus, on the tails of a recent UChicago CSSR study showing IB students have dramatically higher rates of college enrollment and persistence.
UChicago CCSR senior director Melissa Roderick comments on the studied, positive effects of the IB program as the program prepares to add career-pathway certificates.
A news feature covers the International Baccalaureate program, shown in a recent Consortium on Chicago School Research study to dramatically improve college acceptance and persistence for CPS students.
The University magazine graphs UChicago CCSR's findings on the International Baccalaureate program's positive effects in CPS.
University of Chicago researcher Melissa Roderick discusses the potential of Chicago's neighborhood IB programs, and why more attention should be paid to them.
Mayor Emanuel plans to expand the International Baccalaureate Program; UChicago CCSR research on IB success cited.
In lieu of success of IB programs as researched by the UChicago CCSR team, CPS looks toward large-scale expansion to serve Chicago's students.
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