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President Obama highlights UEI's $10 million commitment to college opportunity

January 16, 2014

Gift from Steven and Priscilla Kersten supports UEI's work cited as national example

Latta looking forward to Chicago masterclass

January 29, 2013
Australian Teacher Magazine

Australian school leaders participate in an education masterclass at the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute.

UChicago CCSR 5 Essentials Featured in Report Card on Illinois Education

Advance Illinois Report on State of Schools
November 13, 2012

UChicago CCSR's research on 5 essentials for school improvement are featured in The State We're In: A Report Card on Public Education in Illinois.

University of Chicago Harper Lecture with Timothy Knowles

Harper Lecture with Tim Knowles
October 16, 2012

UEI director speaks on tensions of CTU strike and the importance of making teaching a profession.

New College and Career Advancement program exposes students to education professions

UChicago Careers in Education Professions
October 15, 2012

UEI partners Charles Lewis and Penny Sebring help launch new UChicago undergraduate program to expose students to education career trajectories.

Strike pits new Democrats against old friends

September 12, 2012
Chicago Tribune

Editorial Writer Clarence Page agrees with UEI director's assessment that CPS/CTU dispute is "old labor vs. new Democrats."

In Chicago strike, teachers draw a line on education reform

September 11, 2012
The Christian Science Monitor

UEI Director discusses the national implications for and interest in the Chicago teachers' strike

Results of "My Voice, My School Surveys" are Available for 600 Chicago Schools

5 Essentials
September 5, 2012

Nearly 600 Chicago schools on Wednesday gained access to customized reports produced by the Urban Education Institute at the University of Chicago to help schools organize, prioritize, evaluate, and achieve sustainable improvement.

Majority of CPS students will begin school under strike threat

September 1, 2012
Chicago Tribune

UEI director Tim Knowles weighs in on what the looming CTU strike threat may mean for CPS students and schools.

Detroit Uses 5Essentials School Effectiveness Data as Critical Element of School Report Cards

5Essentials School Survey
August 27, 2012

Excellent Schools Detroit goes beyond test scores and uses the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute's 5Essentials School Effectiveness Survey to measure school organizational capacity to improve student learning.

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