Oct 2023

Scaling Promising Practices in Youth Mentoring

This case study by Results for America highlights the Crime Lab and Education Lab’s role in the City of Chicago’s bold initiative to expand the evidence-based Becoming a Man group mentoring model to serve thousands of young men.

Read the case study here.

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Randomized evaluation of a school-based, trauma-informed group intervention for young women in Chicago
Academic Paper

Randomized evaluation of a school-based, trauma-informed group intervention for young women in Chicago

Jun 2023

Science Advances journal publication.

Working on Womanhood- Research Brief
Research Brief

Working on Womanhood- Research Brief

Jun 2023

Research brief for the Working on Womanhood project.

Seizing the Opportunity to Advance Education Equity
Report

Seizing the Opportunity to Advance Education Equity

Jun 2021

2021 Education Lab report on barriers to education faced by CPS students.

The Effect of Mentoring on School Attendance and Academic Outcomes: A Randomized Evaluation of the Check & Connect Program
Academic Paper

The Effect of Mentoring on School Attendance and Academic Outcomes: A Randomized Evaluation of the Check & Connect Program

Aug 2020

This National Bureau of Economic Research paper investigates the impact of a structured student monitoring and mentoring program called Check & Connect (C&C), aimed at mitigating the effects of reduced resources for school attendance enforcement in urban school systems.

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A moonshot for student learning
Media Mention
UChicago Magazine
May 2024

A moonshot for student learning

UChicago Magazine’s Elizabeth Station highlights the Personalized Learning Initiative, through which the UChicago Education Lab and its partners are developing and testing “high-dosage” tutoring programs that seek to fill learning gaps left by the COVID-19 pandemic.

AEI Education Policy Debate Series: $190 Billion Was Not Enough. The Feds Should Spend Billions More on Learning Loss.
Event
American Enterprise Institute
May 2024

AEI Education Policy Debate Series: $190 Billion Was Not Enough. The Feds Should Spend Billions More on Learning Loss.

In Philanthropy: Ken Griffin Donates $9M Toward Miami Schools
Media Mention
Observer
Apr 2024

In Philanthropy: Ken Griffin Donates $9M Toward Miami Schools

The Observer’s Alexandra Tremayne-Pengelly penned this piece on the announcement of a $9M gift to expand intensive math tutoring for Miami-Dade students from Ken Griffin, founder and CEO of Citadel and founder of Griffin Catalyst.