UChicago CCSR director Elaine Allensworth comments on studying what high-performing neighborhood and charter schools are doing right to share best practices.
Mayor Emanuel announces funding to expand UEL-studied math and mentorship programs to 1,000 students, with UEI director Tim Knowles quoted on the programs' power to help young males.
A blog highlights the success of the UChicago Charter School, one of three solutions for inequality highlighted in Greg Duncan and Richard Murnane's book, Restoring Opportunity: The Crisis of Inequality and the Challenge for American Education.
Paul Goren, a candidate for superintendent of Evanston/Skokie District 65, emphasizes his local roots and previous experience serving as executive director UChicago CCSR.
UChicago CCSR finds skill-based sorting has mixed impacts on educational attainment, encouraging careful thought when using the practice.
The Illinois State Board of Education announces the second annual statewide 5Essentials Survey, based on UChicago CCSR's research and provided online by UChicago Impact.
Jonathan Guryan and Jens Ludwig, co-directors of the Urban Education Lab, discuss UEL's research on effective interventions for Chicago students at-risk of dropping out.
Valley View prepares to participate in the second annual Illinois 5Essentials Survey, administered by UChicago Impact on behalf of the State Board of Education.
UChicago UTEP director Kavita Kapadia Matsko co-authors a paper examining the “context-specific” approach of the University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program.
UEI director Tim Knowles comments on regulating school quality as New Orleans considers promising gains and continuing concerns of its majority charter school-system.
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