The University of Chicago Urban Education Institute (UEI) has a new leader with the appointment of Sara Ray Stoelinga as the Sara Liston Spurlark Director.
CHICAGO—MARCH 9, 2015—The University of Chicago is creating a new institution, UChicago Urban Labs, to address daunting urban problems and help realize the promise of cities in an era of global urbanization.
UEI director Tim Knowles comments on the weaknesses of current models of teacher evaluation as states push rapidly towards greater accountability.
On October 22, 2013, the McKnight Foundation convened an expert panel event focused on how to create a consistent, high-quality educational experience from age 3 to grade 3.
UEI director Tim Knowles outlines the fiscal and political challenges facing CPS as school resumes and finds some reason for hope in the district's rising graduation rates.
UEI director Tim Knowles weighs in on the challenges facing CPS as school resumes amid closure transitions and budget cuts.
One of several school districts prepares to partner with a California State University campus for the UEI and 100Kin10's new initiative to study innovative ways to improve math education.
UEI director Tim Knowles weighs in on academic, safety, and political challenges as Chicago Public Schools prepares to implement 50 school closures.
UEI director Tim Knowles comments on the importance of school and safety investments in implementing the closure of 50 Chicago Public Schools.
UEI director Tim Knowles comments on the need for sincere dialogue on community concerns as Chicago prepares to vote on 53 school closings.
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