Tag Archive: UChicago CCSR


Chicago's Focus on Ninth Grade On-Track Triggers Climb in High School Graduation Rates

On-Track Press Briefing
April 24, 2014

For Immediate Release
Contact: Emily Krone
University of Chicago 
Consortium on Chicago School Research 
773-834-8036

Editorial: Turnaround for struggling schools worth the upheaval

April 17, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times

An editorial cites 2012 UChicago CCSR research that found CPS turnarounds showed progress despite continuing to be low-achieving schools.  

Chicago's $8 million push to protect students from gangs

April 10, 2014
CNN

CCSR director Elaine Allensworth weighs in on the impact perceptions of safety have on school success, as the city monitors CPS's Safe Passage program.

A push for charter schools, but little difference in test scores

April 6, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times

UChicago CCSR director Elaine Allensworth comments on studying what high-performing neighborhood and charter schools are doing right to share best practices. 

Goren combines local roots with national expertise

March 20, 2014
Evanston Now

Paul Goren, a candidate for superintendent of Evanston/Skokie District 65, emphasizes his local roots and previous experience serving as executive director UChicago CCSR.

New UChicago CCSR report: Sorting students by ability shifts which students, teachers need the most support

Sorting CCSR Report Cover
March 20, 2014

For Immediate Release
Contact: Emily Krone
University of Chicago 
Consortium on Chicago School Research 
773-834-8036

Politico Morning Edition: Sorting students

March 20, 2014
Politico

UChicago CCSR finds skill-based sorting has mixed impacts on educational attainment, encouraging careful thought when using the practice.

UChicago CCSR at AERA 2014

AERA 2014
March 19, 2014

April 3-7: Hear researchers from the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research at AERA's 2014 Conference in Philadelphia

State Board of Education administers second Illinois 5Essentials Survey to help improve student learning

March 17, 2014
Illinois State Board of Education

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.

Editorial: Why do charter schools expel more students?

February 26, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times

An editorial exploring discipline policies in Chicago cites UChicago CCSR research showing strong relationships matter most for school safety.

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