News Archive: 2015

The work of the Urban Education Institute (UEI) is often featured in the news. Here is a sampling.


It's the Transition that's Troublesome

April 17, 2015
US News and World Report

UEI's Cornelia Grumman explains why schools need to focus on transition years for high school and college success

Backing Away From Zero Tolerance

March 26, 2015
New York Times

The New York Times Editorial Board examines recent findings on zero tolerance school discipline systems with a focus on moving away from out of school suspensions.

Why School Suspensions Aren't the Answer

March 25, 2015
Chicago Sun Times - Editorial

The Chicago Sun-Times Editorial board analyzes the Consortium's recent finding that although suspensions are down in Chicago Public Schools, there is still work to be done.