Dec 2014

Summer Jobs Reduce Violence among Disadvantaged Youth

Sara Heller

This article in the journal Science explores the impact of a summer employment program in Chicago on disadvantaged youths and their propensity for violent crimes.

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A moonshot for student learning
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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.
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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
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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.