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Archive of 2016

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.

Center Featured in Wallace Foundation Video

Posted: 18 October 2016

The Wallace Foundation published a four-part video series on "A Bold Move to Better Prepare Principals: The Illinois Story," featuring the Center for Urban Education Leadership.

Faculty Strengthen Math Instructional Practices

Posted: 10 October 2016

Center faculty affiliates Shelby Cosner and David Mayrowetz are working with UIC College of Education faculty and graduate students to strengthen math instructional practices in Chicago Public Schools' Network 10.

Charter Schools and the Chicago Tribune

Posted: 29 September 2016

The Center's Paul Zavitkovsky responds to a Chicago Tribune op-ed favoring continued charter school expansion in the city.

Cosner Presents on Root Cause Analysis

Posted: 19 September 2016

Speaking to Chicago Public Schools principals, the Center's Shelby Cosner offered strategies for examining how the development of instruction is impacting student learning outcomes.

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