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EdPrepLab works within states, connecting policymakers with regional Network members to develop learning communities that foster timely and relevant policy and practice discussions. EdPrepLab also works across states, engaging with national organizations to develop a framework for moving educator preparation forward to better reflect the science of learning and development.  EdPrepLab provides decision makers and policy influencers with cutting-edge research, best practices, and tools and resources, as well as guidance for adopting licensing and accreditation standards, assessments, and processes that support preparation for deeper learning and equity.

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Policy Brief

Toward the Continuous Improvement of Chicago Public Schools’ High-Churn Elementary Schools

This brief from the Center for Urban Education Leadership at the University of Illinois Chicago describes a key contributor to the persistent disparities found in student learning outcomes in Chicago Public Schools and shows how this knowledge can help identify specific sources of inequities, particularly for schools with predominantly Black student enrollments.