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.
AUSL was featured on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight program in a piece by reporter Brandis Friedman. Friedman’s story features the growth of Piccolo School of Excellence over the course of the last six years.
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.
With our first innovateAUSL digital story, AUSL begins an ongoing conversation to share who we are, how we have evolved, and how we do what we do so we can continue scaling our impact – in Chicago and beyond.
Education Post covers how AUSL’s approach to whole-school management and teacher preparation is fundamental to the Chicago Public Schools latest successes.
Bridgespan, the world’s leading social sector consultancy, released a study on districts targeting large-scale impact through in-district, autonomous innovation (an “iZone”).
Bridgespan conducts a deep dive into the history and evolution of AUSL as it became the nation’s largest and most experienced in-district innovation zone. Learn more about their perspective on how AUSL has impacted the most underserved communities in Chicago through our innovative model.
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 […]