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story CPS grads

Still ‘long way to go’ despite rising high school graduation, college enrollment rates

December 9, 2014
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Chicago Tribune
Published December 9, 2014
December 9, 2014
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Consortium on Chicago School Research reports increase in CPS freshmen graduating high school and earning four-year college degrees 

Chicago Tribune
Published December 9, 2014
December 9, 2014
story George Hillocks, Jr.

Memorial service to take place Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. in Bond Chapel

December 5, 2014
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Article discusses Prof. James Heckman's research, which finds early programs help disadvantaged kids catch up to peers

Chicago Magazine
Published August 14, 2014
August 15, 2014
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June 18, 2014
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March 26, 2014
story Gordon Parks
February 25, 2014
story James Heckman preferred
February 14, 2014
story Steven and Priscilla Kersten

Gift from Steven and Priscilla Kersten supports work cited as national example

January 16, 2014
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University outlines its work in expanding college opportunity

January 16, 2014
story Signing memorandum
November 19, 2013
story James and Paula Crown

James and Paula Crown make $10 million commitment to support UEI initiatives in urban schooling, teaching, leadership

October 14, 2013
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Wide-ranging program for students from Chicago makes impact on impressive Class of 2017.

Dianna Douglas
Published September 30, 2013
October 4, 2013
story Midway-Guidebook
September 23, 2013
story Robin Appleby
September 18, 2013
story Match tutoring
May 14, 2013
story CPS students at computers
April 19, 2013
story CPS student
March 6, 2013
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February 27, 2013
story Paul Tough
November 9, 2012
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Prof. Sian Beilock finds that math anxiety prompts brain activity similar to what occurs when a person is in pain

Los Angeles Times
Published November 5, 2012
November 8, 2012
story Brain scan
October 31, 2012
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Chicago Tribune
Published October 29, 2012
October 29, 2012
story UChicago Promise

Major new initiative for students from Chicago includes no-loan pledge, admissions academy

October 29, 2012