Tag Archive: International Baccalaureate


Morgan Park H.S. to Offer Dual Enrollment With Saint Xavier University

June 12, 2014
DNAinfo Chicago

As Morgan Park High School prepares to rollout a new International Baccalaureate program, Mayor Emanuel cites the Consortium on Chicago School Research study that first highlighted the remarkable academic benefits of participating in IB. 

CPS International Baccalaureate program grows to five more schools

April 21, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times

UChicago CCSR's 2012 study that found dramatic academic benefits for CPS high school participants in the International Baccalaureate program is cited as the city adds IB to five elementary schools. 

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett Attend Opening of Back of the Yards Wall-to-Wall IB High School

August 8, 2013
eNews Park Foest

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. 

Wall-to-Wall IB at Lincoln Park High Confusing to Some Parents

January 3, 2013
DNAinfo Chicago

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. 

International Baccalaureate Program

October 25, 2012
Chicago Tonight

A look at Chicago's International Baccalaureate programs, shown in a CCSR study to dramatically increase a CPS student's probability of entering college. 

Clemente latest high school to adopt International Baccalaureate program

June 21, 2012
Chicago Sun-Times

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. 

IB Program Adds Career-Pathway Certificate

June 13, 2012
Education Week

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.

International Baccalaureate Program

June 13, 2012
Chicago Tonight

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. 

College prep

May 8, 2012
The University of Chicago Magazine

The University magazine graphs UChicago CCSR's findings on the International Baccalaureate program's positive effects in CPS.

Chicago's middle class not interested in 'hidden gem' high schools

April 25, 2012
WBEZ

University of Chicago researcher Melissa Roderick discusses the potential of Chicago's neighborhood IB programs, and why more attention should be paid to them.

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