All urban education

Elizabeth Todd-Breland, UIC associate professor of history

September 21, 2022

UIC historian named to distinguished speakers bureau

Elizabeth Todd-Breland appointed distinguished lecturer by the Organization of American Historians

Associate Professor Decoteau Irby in the College of Education.

February 21, 2022

UIC educational policy scholar searches for social, racial justice

Decoteau Irby’s second book came to him in a dream

Janice Jackson Panel

October 11, 2019

CPS leader returns to campus for panel on exemplary school districts

UIC alumna Janice Jackson among panelists examining districts worth modeling

February 28, 2017

Initiative prepares urban science teachers

College of Education initiative prepares urban teachers

Urban Health Program Early Outreach Science Fair

August 18, 2015

Early Outreach summer prep puts students ahead of the game

Getting elementary, high school kids ready for college, health careers

Marcus Casey

July 14, 2015

Looking at urban issues through the lens of economics

Economist Marcus Casey studies education, race, crime and labor

Alfred Tatum teaching a group of students

March 16, 2015

$1 million literacy project to reach African American boys

Kellogg Foundation grant will fund training for parents, principals

young girl drawing in a workbook

November 27, 2013

Federal grant helps UIC address state shortage of special ed teachers

Project will train teachers, study students with disabilities in urban schools

Carole Mitchener

April 2, 2013

Recruiting teachers to high-need areas

Carole Mitchener’s goal: bring good science teachers to Chicago public schools.