Crain's highlights the discussion points from the 2016 Future of Chicago Conference, which included Elaine Allensworth on the education panel. Her remarks are featured.
News Archive: 2016
The work of the Urban Education Institute (UEI) is often featured in the news. Here is a sampling.
Focusing on early-warning indicators rather than test scores is leading to increased graduation rates in many schools across the nation. Elaine Allensworth and the work of Freshmen OnTrack is cited.
The Chicago Tribune explores highlights from recent Consortium researching showing district-wide gains in graduation and college attainment.
Chicago Tonight exams Consortium finding that CPS is making gains in terms of graduation and college acceptance and graduation, despite financial turmoil.
The Chicago Tribune reports on the Consortium's latest district report on the progress of CPS in terms of high school and college graduation rates.
Sara Ray Stoelinga explains why budget cuts can harm decades of progress in CPS.
The UEI-validated Turnaround Arts program is continuing to expand across the nation through a new strategic partnership.
Elaine Allensworth weighs in on why it is not surprising that Chicago State University has an 11% graduation rate, and offers potential starting points for improvement.
Indianapolis pilots 5Essentials as part of an effort to add nuance to measures of school quality.
The Consortium's Camille Farrington weighs in on the discussion of how to most effectively measure student progress.
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