Researcher Featured on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight

Paul Zavitkovsky, leadership coach and assessment specialist with the Center for Urban Education Leadership, was featured on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight analyzing the meaning of the first PARCC test scores released for Chicago Public Schools:

Principal Leads Community Walk

Nia Abdullah, EdD Urban Education Leadership student and principal at CPS Bowen High School, led teachers and Center for Urban Education Leadership researchers in a community walk to identify resources and individuals who could partner with the school.

Westinghouse Hits Scholarship Record

At George Westinghouse College Preparatory High School on Chicago’s west side, college enrollment and persistence is an expectation from day one. Principal Patrick McGill, EdD Urban Education Leadership student, sees the school’s mission as more than preparing...

Endowment Expands College Access for Urban Students

There are many challenges attached to college readiness for first-generation students in urban high schools:  the unknowns of the application process, family fear of students leaving home, addressing the financial burdens. At North Lawndale College Preparatory High...