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Arts Education and Social-Emotional Learning Outcomes Among K-12 Students
Developing a Theory of Action
GoCPS
A First Look at Ninth-Grade Applications, Offers, and Enrollment
The Challenges Facing CPS Administrators
Roadblocks to School Improvement
Integrating Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (SEAD)
An Action Guide for School Leadership Teams
Supporting Social, Emotional, & Academic Development
Research Implications for Educators

The UChicago Consortium...

 

Investigates

the progress & challenges of the Chicago Public Schools

 

Identifies

how programs and policies are working

 

Illuminates

what really matters for school & student success

Most Recent Publications

Here are some of our most recent reports. See all of our publications here.


What We’ve Learned


Early Childhood

Does pre-k attendance matter? How can we prepare students to transition from pre-k to kindergarten? What tools could help early childhood education leaders improve their programs and their students’ development?

Elementary & Middle School

What is the best indicator in elementary and middle school that students will be ready for high school? How is attendance related to school performance in the primary grades? How are eighth-graders using the GoCPS system for high school admission?

High School

How can high school educators improve graduation rates, starting in ninth grade?

College & Career

What academic and non-academic factors influence students’ college choices, access, and success?

Teachers & Leaders

How can principals and teachers best improve student learning gains? What do we know about teacher evaluation in Chicago? How have changes to Illinois principal preparation requirements affected education in the state?

District & Policy

How have district policies affected students? What options does CPS offer families, and how might they be evaluated?

Equitable Learning and Development

If we applied the best research on how human beings learn and develop, what would classrooms, schools, and districts look like?

Surveys

What tools and data could help school leaders improve their students’ learning gains? What tools could help early childhood education leaders improve their programs and their students’ development?

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