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The University of Chicago Urban Education Institute (UEI) serves the South Side of Chicago and is dedicated to creating knowledge to produce reliably excellent schooling for children growing up in urban America. UEI operates the four campuses of the University of Chicago Charter School; prepares outstanding urban teachers and leaders through the University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program; undertakes rigorous research to improve policy and practice, anchored by the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research; and provides tools, analytics and training to improve schools nationwide, primarily through UChicago Impact.

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The University of Chicago Urban Education Institute (UEI) serves the South Side of Chicago and is dedicated to creating knowledge to produce reliably excellent schooling for children growing up in urban America. UEI operates the four campuses of the University of Chicago Charter School; prepares outstanding urban teachers and leaders through the University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program; undertakes rigorous research to improve policy and practice, anchored by the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research; and provides tools, analytics and training to improve schools nationwide, primarily through UChicago Impact.

    Alumni Emeriti Fall Webinar 2015 (audio)

    Alumni Emeriti Fall Webinar 2015 (audio)

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    The Alumni Emeriti Webinar Committee welcomes Sara Ray Stoelinga, AB’95, AM’01, PhD’04, the Sara Liston Spurlark Director of the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute, for a conversation about the history, challenges, and hopeful developments in American public school reform.

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    Urban Schooling: The Promise and the Peril (audio)

    Urban Schooling: The Promise and the Peril (audio)

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    Efforts to improve our education challenges have been hindered by a sea of proposals based merely on theory or anecdote. Tim Knowles, the John Dewey Director of the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute and clinical professor on the Committee on Education, shares his thoughts on the necessary tools and challenges of nationwide urban school reform.

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    Urban Schooling: The Promise and the Peril

    Urban Schooling: The Promise and the Peril

    If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to digicomm@uchicago.edu.

    Efforts to improve our education challenges have been hindered by a sea of proposals based merely on theory or anecdote. Tim Knowles, the John Dewey Director of the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute and clinical professor on the Committee on Education, shares his thoughts on the necessary tools and challenges of nationwide urban school reform.

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    Three Eras of Chicago School Reform

    Three Eras of Chicago School Reform

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    Experts on education and public policy discussed Chicago public school reform at a symposium titled "A Symposium of the Three Eras of Chicago School Reform Report."

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    Three Eras of Chicago School Reform (audio)

    Three Eras of Chicago School Reform (audio)

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    Experts on education and public policy discussed Chicago public school reform at a symposium titled "A Symposium of the Three Eras of Chicago School Reform Report."

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    Education and Social Service Strategies for Reducing Crime and Violence

    Education and Social Service Strategies for Reducing Crime and Violence

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    Leaders from student support services and the University of Chicago discuss methods for reducing crime among high-risk students through education and programs designed to focus on students' social, emotional, and academic lives. This talk was part of a forum titled "Reducing Urban Crime and Violence: What Works and What Is Promising," presented by The University of Chicago Crime Lab.

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