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


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.

The Myth of "Grade Level"

March 19, 2015
US News and World Report

Elaine Allensworth of the Consortium explains why the focus on "grade-level" success may not be the most valuable usage of instructional time to improve student outcomes.