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Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

improving urban schooling –

the promise and peril


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

  • Promise

  • The Higher Your Educational Attainment,

  • the More Likely You Are to:

  • Live

  • Be employed

  • Stay out of prison

  • Earn higher income

  • Vote

  • Exercise

  • Volunteer

  • Give blood

  • Have children with higher educational attainment


The six to 100 problem

The Six to 100 Problem

African American

Latino

White/Other

Of 100 13 year olds, how many….

Graduate high school by age 19

Enter a four-year college within one year after high school

Graduate from a four-year college within six years (by age 24 or 25)

Total

Female Male

Female Male

Female Male

.


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

The Urban Education Institute


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

  • Urban Education Institute

    • Consortium on Chicago School Research (CCSR)

    • Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP)

    • University of Chicago Charter School (UCCS)

    • Tools for Schools


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

Evidence


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

  • Consortium on Chicago School Research (CCSR)

  • Inform policy, practice, public

  • Influence Chicago reform for 20 years

  • Use variety of formats and forums

  • High technical quality but accessible

  • Inspire creation of other consortia

  • Create indicators—influencing CPS, state and federal policy


District level evidence

District-Level Evidence

Indicator Development

Percent of freshmen on-track to graduate

CPS adds on-track to HS accountability

CPS pilots freshmen interventions

CPS implements early warning system

CCSR publishes school-by-schoolreports

CCSR publishes report using on-track

CCSR publishes report detailing on-track indicator

CCSR publishes “What Matters”


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

School-Level Evidence:Essential Supports for School Improvement


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

Effective Teacher Training,

Support and Supervision


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

50% of urban teachers leave

the profession within 5 years


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

We currently have a broken system for preparing, supporting, and rewarding teachers.

The Typical Pathway to Teaching


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

The Vast Majority of Teachers Rated Excellent or Superior


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

  • Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP)

  • Training and retaining urban teachers

  • Extended residency

  • In-classroom coaching support UEI

  • 95% retention rate in last 6 years

  • Secondary program (2009–10)

  • Shared instructional model with UCCS

  • Training/placing in schools with shared instructional model


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

Models of Excellent Schooling


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

  • University of Chicago Charter School (UCCS)

  • Creating reliably excellent schools

  • Shared conception of strong instruction

  • Diagnostics/targeted intervention

  • Expanded instructional time

  • PreK-12th grade pathway

  • Training, support, incentives for teachers

  • Engagement of family and community


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

Black-White Achievement Gap for NKO

3rd Grade Meets & Exceeds for Reading


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

High School Graduation Rates


Improving urban schooling the promise and peril

  • Committee on Education

  • Locus of scholarship in education

  • Diverse disciplinary perspectives

  • Fosters excellent scholarship in education

    • Interchange across disciplines

    • Interplay between researchers and practitioners

  • Faculty deeply involved in work throughout UEI


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