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.
News Archive: 2016
The work of the Urban Education Institute (UEI) is often featured in the news. Here is a sampling.
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.
Jenny Nagaoka, Deputy Director of the Consortium, is quoted on this piece about what schools can do to support their students, not only in getting to college, but getting through it as well.
The Consortium's School Closings report is cited in this piece analyzing the cost-saving and other impacts of various large-scale school closings efforts.
Huffington Post explores latest research by Jenny Nagaoka, Deputy Director of the Consortium on School Research, on the developmental framework for adult success.
Tim Knowles weighs in on the challenges facing the new Detroit Public Schools - and suggests that Freshman OnTrack is a good place to begin.
Ed Week explores Lauren Sartain's SREE Conference presentation on recent Consortium research finding that drops in class rank could affect student outcomes.
Minneapolis Public Schools look to Consortium research on Freshman OnTrack to improve graduation rates in the district.
Consortium research is cited in a profile of how one school is making the transition from 8th to 9th grade easier for their students.
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