Symposium on Organizing Schools for Improvement: Lessons from Chicago

January 14, 2010


On January 14, 2010 we convened the Organizing Schools for Improvement: Lessons from Chicago symposium at the Gleacher Center to celebrate the release of this book by current and former Consortium researchers.

Four of the book's authors, Tony BrykPenny Bender SebringElaine Allensworth, and Stuart Luppescu, present prominent findings from their detailed analysis.

Linda Lutton, Education Reporter for Chicago Public Radio, facilitates a discussion with featured panelists:

  • Barbara Eason-Watkins, Chief Education Officer of the Chicago Public Schools
  • Joseph McDonald, Professor of Teaching and Learning at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University
  • Charles M. Payne, Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago

Download Symposium materials