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Rankings Rise in US News and World Report

Posted: 27 March 2017

The UIC College of Education's Department of Educational Policy Studies rose to the top 15 in the US News and World Report rankings, based on the strength of the College's principal preparation program and research center.


Tozer in Ed Week on Capacity for Principal Prep

Posted: 07 February 2017

Steve Tozer, director of the Center for Urban Education Leadership, was featured in Education Week analyzing higher education's capacity to produce principals that transform urban schools.


Caring for Social-Emotional Health

Posted: 24 January 2017

At a panel discussion on teacher leadership, principal Joe Shoffner, EdD Urban Education Leadership '16, describes strategies for crafting a school environment that cares for the whole student.


Curriculum for the Whole Student

Posted: 12 January 2017

Principal Allison Tingwall seeks educational experiences at Curie High School that foster a multitude of career paths for students, in particular within creative arts.


Reframing School Discipline

Posted: 15 December 2016

Principal Folasade Adekunle says challenges with student behavior are more of a school culture issue than a problem with kids themselves.


Principal Protects Arts Education

Posted: 07 December 2016

EdD Urban Education Leadership student Allison Tingwall ensures arts education continues at Curie High School despite budget cuts in order to expose her urban students to a multitude of career paths.


Cosner Wins UIC Teaching Award

Posted: 01 December 2016

The College's Shelby Cosner earned UIC's Award for Excellence in Teaching for her focus on the practice and preparation of school leaders transforming urban schools.


Building Relationships at Chalmers Elementary

Posted: 21 November 2016

In his first year as principal, EdD Urban Education Leadership student Romian Crockett is seeking to strengthen ties with community members and parents, as a tool towards addressing the school's challenges towards on track graduation rates.


Tozer Addresses Principal Turnover

Posted: 14 November 2016

The Center for Urban Education Leadership's Steve Tozer says strong principals act as a bulwark against the effects of rapid changes in district-wide leadership in Chicago.


The Moral Imperative of School Budgeting

Posted: 25 October 2016

Center faculty affiliates argue urban principals face a great moral imperative in navigating fiscal austerity.


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