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Archive of 2014
Steve Tozer discusses new Illinois council to advance principal quality
Read what Ed.D candidate Rita Raichoudhuri has been doing to transform Wells High School in Chicago's West Town neighborhood.
A story from WBEZ looks at out-of-school suspensions given to students in CPS and how charter schools compare to district-run schools. The report highlights work done in Manley High School under principal Warren Morgan (Cohort 8) to improve school culture and reduce suspensions.
Center director Steve Tozer recently met with the Connecticut Governor's Pre-K to Grade 3 Policy Symposium. Tozer shares some of his thoughts on strengthening early childhood education and the importance of continuing professional development for early childhood educators.
Under the guidance of UIC-trained principal Bridget de la Peña, St. Michael the Archangel School earned a Polk Leadership Incentive Grant to bolster the school’s supplies and increase access to enrollment through scholarships.
When the wave of education reform starts at the national level, the national policy discussion often takes place at the macro level. When education reforms hit the local school level, does the policy discussion continue? That’s a question explored by the College’s Shelby Cosner, PhD, associate professor of educational policy studies and academic program director of the Ed.D. Urban Education Leadership program, in a keynote address to the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators.
Bowen High School principal Nia Abdullah is strategically crafting a warm and inviting environment for African American males geared to push for excellence both academically and behaviorally.
Michael Beyer, principal of Morrill Math and Science Academy, looks to transform both his school and its surrounding community.
EdD Urban Education Leadership candidate Aisha McCarthy faced new challenges when she discovered that enrollment at her school would increase 50 percent in light of another school's closure. This piece in the Promise looks at how she was able to guide her school through difficult times with some guidance from UIC leadership coaches.