In the second phase of a partnership, the Collaborative will work with teachers and administrators from 12 elementary schools.
Chicago Public Schools
The Collaborative will work with Chicago Public Schools to improve elementary math education throughout the district.
“We need to reach children and families at a young age in order to tackle truancy issues in later grades,” Bromer says.
Epley notes the limitations of most standardized tests, pointing to high-quality observational assessments as a superior alternative; though, with a caveat.
Many schools aren’t meeting the unique needs of young children learning two languages simultaneously. Erikson is working to change this.
This editorial tribute in the Chicago Sun-Times praised Barbara Bowman’s contributions to early childhood education.
Catalyst Chicago announced the end of Barbara Bowman’s tenure as Chicago Public Schools’ chief early childhood education officer.
Noreen Ahmed-Ullah interviewed Samuel Meisels for this Chicago Tribune article about Barbara Bowman’s tenure as Chicago Public Schools’ chief early childhood education officer.
As Common Core State Standards and PreK–12 alignment shape school reform, high-quality PreK–3rd should be viewed as a critical first link in the full educational continuum.
Two principals who have partnered with Erikson’s New Schools Project talk about their experiences in urban education and with the project.