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Faculty, students and alumni making good on the promise of urban public education

Cathy Main teaching at an early childhood alternative licensure class in July 2019

UIC earns $3.8M grant to enhance early childhood education

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $3.8 million, four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to further its work, along with several partners, supporting early childhood education and to…

CPS Chief Janice Jackson on UIC: ‘I made the right choice’

Janice Jackson has been involved in the Chicago Public Schools her entire life. She was a CPS student from Head Start, an early education program for low-income families, through 12th grade, then began…

Teaching and Learning Diversity

UIC's campus reflects Chicago's ethnic and racial diversity. What that diversity actually means in terms of teaching and learning is the focus of student Stephanie Hicks' research.

Teacher Adilene Aguilera stands by a group of three students sitting at a table, discussing their current science experiment with them.

Science Connections to Life at Alternative School

Check out how one College of Education alumna is building connections with science to the lived experiences of students at an CPS alternative high school.

A view of the Chicago skyline, with Douglas Hall on the UIC campus in the foreground.

Trump Immigration Executive Orders Response

The UIC College of Education issued "A Declaration of Principles" in response to the latest Trump immigration executive orders.

Building Language Skills in the Home

PhD Special Education student Giselle Nunez is investigating the importance of language and vocabulary in the home as she begins her doctoral research at the College.

Augmented Reality in the Classroom

In our inaugural Tech Bytes column, FACT Lab coordinator Jeremy Riel analyzes the opportunities and strengths of using augmented reality technology in the classroom.