Education

Two Chicago Heavy Hitters Pair Up on Birth-to-College

By Maureen Kelleher — December 15, 2010 1 min read

A while back, Early Years asked readers for examples of birth-to-8 education efforts led by schools and school districts. Here’s another, emerging effort right here in my own backyard. The University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute and the Ounce of Prevention Fund are partnering to build a birth-to-college pathway that will not only serve a group of children and families, but also build connections among teachers and help inform policy.

Here’s a short (six-minute) video about the project:

Urban Education Institute/Ounce of Prevention Fund Partnership to Create Birth-to-College Pathway from Katelyn Silva on Vimeo.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Early Years blog.