Category Archives: Voice of AUSL

Progress-and-Promise
AUSL and Chicago’s Progress and Promise

Research released showed that elementary Chicago Public School students were achieving faster learning gains than almost any other large public school district in the country. This report begins to answer this question, and it recognizes us as a part of that story.

Supporting the whole child
Driving Outcomes by Supporting the Whole Child

Karen Pittman’s piece in the Washington Post spoke of what she saw and heard in classrooms and from leaders that reinforced that educating the “whole child” isn’t just jargon or a fad, but a shift in the mindset of leaders and teachers.

Quincy Patterson
Champions In the Classroom and On the Field

Our students are not just champions on the field. Whether its football, soccer, drama, or drumline, our students know that it’s about grades first and extracurricular activities second on the way to becoming a well-rounded student and school citizen.

Standing Stronger Together

Earlier this week, the President of the United States decided to put an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, which allowed those who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children to openly and confidently participate in society. With this decision, he put an expiration date on the livelihood and stability […]