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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…