CHICAGO—MARCH 9, 2015—The University of Chicago is creating a new institution, UChicago Urban Labs, to address daunting urban problems and help realize the promise of cities in an era of global urbanization.
New $10 Million Commitment for President’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative to Support Urban Education Lab, Crime Lab Study of Mentoring/Tutoring Program
Continuing the effort to make 2014 a year of action focused on expanding opportunity for all Americans, President Obama announced additional funding commitments for the My Brother's Keeper initiative, including $10 million for the expansion of the
As more research suggests GPA is a strong indicator of college success, an article cites the Urban Education Lab's study showing targeted tutoring and mentoring's benefits for at-risk youth.
Mayor Emanuel announces funding to expand UEL-studied math and mentorship programs to 1,000 students, with UEI director Tim Knowles quoted on the programs' power to help young males.
Jonathan Guryan and Jens Ludwig, co-directors of the Urban Education Lab, discuss UEL's research on effective interventions for Chicago students at-risk of dropping out.
Roseanna Ander comments as President Obama launches a new initiative for young minority men; UEI is working to expand the highly successful BAM/Match mentoring programs in Chicago.
A guest editorial discusses the Urban Education Lab's new findings on the success of targeting tutoring and mentoring for Chicago high school students.
City and Urban Education Lab announce expansion of tutoring and mentoring effort
In partnership with UEI, the affiliated UChicago Urban Education Lab prepares to dramatically expand a successful mentoring and violence reduction program in Chicago.
UEI's Urban Education Lab Teams with 100Kin10 and Two Partners to Test Innovative Ways of Improving Math Teaching
Math teachers in four school districts will learn innovative ways to challenge students with engaging new lessons – and their efforts to improve student learning will be studied o
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