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Archive of 2016
Principal Folasade Adekunle says challenges with student behavior are more of a school culture issue than a problem with kids themselves.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Center faculty affiliates argue urban principals face a great moral imperative in navigating fiscal austerity.
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.
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.
The Center's Paul Zavitkovsky responds to a Chicago Tribune op-ed favoring continued charter school expansion in the city.
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.