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The UIC Reading Clinic strengthens Black males in developing their own sense of power over their life choices through literacy and writing.

The UIC Reading Clinic strengthens Black males in developing their own sense of power over their life choices through literacy and writing.

The UIC Reading Clinic strengthens Black males in developing their own sense of power over their life choices through literacy and writing.

The UIC Reading Clinic strengthens Black males in developing their own sense of power over their life choices through literacy and writing.

The UIC Reading Clinic strengthens Black males in developing their own sense of power over their life choices through literacy and writing.

The UIC Reading Clinic strengthens Black males in developing their own sense of power over their life choices through literacy and writing.

February 11, 2016 -- Like many of the arts, poetry is disappearing from urban classrooms. The College-hosted Chicago Poetry Institute is showing poetry is a key tool developing literacy skills.

February 9, 2016 -- MEd Educational Studies student Nestor Rico is taking restorative justice practices to the playground at CPS Davis Elementary as the Play with Potential recess coordinator.

February 4, 2016 -- Following the release of new test score data, CPS said Black and Latino students showed "important progress" in reading and math. Our researchers came to a different conclusion.

February 2, 2016 -- Alumna Kathryn Chval strapped cameras to English language learners' heads to uncover how teachers affect students' academic, communicative and social competencies in math.

January 28, 2016 -- Research from professor Dalal Katsiaficas is changing the way educators think about how undocumented students transition to adulthood, with new focus on their contributions to communities.

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