CME Group Foundation Reduces Computer Science Deserts
Chicago Public Schools (CPS) kicked off the new school year with more funds for in-school and after-school computer science programs. CME Group Foundation awarded nearly $1 million in grants to CPS and local nonprofits for computer science programs with the goal of reducing "computer science deserts" in Chicago.
What New Research Can Teach Schools Looking to Put Personalized Learning into Practice
Amy Huang, Senior Director of Programs at LEAP Innovations in Chicago, discusses a study from the Wisconsin Evaluation Cooperative, located in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at UW-Madison's School of Education. The study of personalized learning in Chicago unpacks how schools can successfully implement personalized learning, highlighting four common practices.