Defining Higher Education Success

September 13, 2011
U.S. News and World Report

A discussion on higher education gives a nod to the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research's work on "college-match," a way to project student success based on academic qualifications & college selectivity.  

Editorial: Research tool helps rate schools

September 13, 2011
Chicago Sun-Times

An opinion piece reviews the powerful and accessible 5 Essentials School Reports tool recently released by University of Chicago Consortium on School Research.

Educators Tackling Problems in Two Crucial Age Groups

September 9, 2011
The New York Times

Elaine Allensworth of the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research comments in a look at what Chicago schools and UEI are doing to help students thrive past two critical junctures. 

New Report: Student and Teacher Safety in Chicago Public Schools

May 10, 2011

Students and teachers feel much safer in some Chicago Public Schools than others, and the best predictor of whether students and teachers feel safe is the quality of relationships inside the school building, according to a new report from the

Organizing Schools for Improvement: Lessons from Chicago

January 30, 2010

A book by researchers from the Consortium on Chicago School Research, University of Chicago provides a detailed analysis of why 100 elementary schools showed extraordinary progress in attendance and test scores over a seven-year period and why 100 others did not.