The To&Through Project has been featured in many news publications. See our key coverage and updates below.

Media Contact and Press Kit

 

For media inquiries, please contact Ashley Szofer, Senior Communications Strategist at the Urban Education Institute:

szofera@uchicago.edu | 773.834.8173

 

Download The To&Through Press Kit (pdf)

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America's Promise Alliance

[WEBINAR] 90 For All: Using High Quality Data to Ensure Students are On Track for Success

This GradNation webinar discussed the importance of having and leveraging high-quality data to monitor overall progress, identify struggling students, inform effective responses, provide accountability and how to use it to track students’ success. Jenny Nagaoka discusses how the To&Through Project has helped Chicago schools focus on moving more students to and through high school and college. 

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Education Week

Six Ways to Improve High School Graduation

Jenny Nagaoka and John Gomperts of America's Promise illuminate six ways to improve high school graduation rates, based on To&Through reasearch, data, and resources. 

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America's Promise Alliance

What’s Working: In Chicago, Smart Use of Data Works to Get More Young People ‘To&Through’ College

America's Promise Alliance highlights the To&Through Project, sharing details about what the project entails, as well as how schools are using it to improve high school and college graduation rates. 

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WGN-TV

Focus on Family: Tips to maximize college success

UChicago Consortium Director Elaine Allensworth discusses common myths and helpful tips on what it takes to get to and through college

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WTTW Chicago Tonight

U.S. High School Grad Rate Reaches Record Mark

Director Alex Seeskin weighs in on improving U.S. high school graduation rates and what The To&Through Project is doing to improve not only high school but college attainment in Chicago and beyond.

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Crain's Chicago Business

CPS families getting online dashboard to measure school performance

Crain's Chicago Business covers the launch of the To&Through Campaign and Chicago Public Schools' decade of progress on the high school and college milestones.

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The Journal

Online Data Tool Points Chicago High Schoolers toward College

The Journal and Campus Technology cover the data features and promise of the new To&Through online tool.

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WTTW Chicago Tonight

Arne Duncan to Springfield: Change School Funding Model

Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks at the To&Through Campaign launch event, urging policymakers to fix Illinois school funding model.

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FOX 32

Arne Duncan announces To&Through Campaign for Chicago students

Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announces the To&Through Campaign launch event and new online tool live on FOX 32.

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Chicago Tribune

Editorial: A CPS celebration ... and a challenge

A Chicago Tribune editorial weighs in on the district's progress improving high school graduation rates and the challenge it faces now in significantly improving students' college attainment.