News and Events
February 2019 — The EAST EPO has issued a report to communicate the progress of East High School in the first three years of the partnership with the University of Rochester. The Center for Urban Education Success supports and researches this partnership. Students, staff, and families have accomplished a great deal, and the trajectory for the future looks positive. Learn More
January 2019 — Valerie Marsh and Shaun Nelms recently co-wrote an article focused on stemming chronic absenteeism in urban schools for District Administration magazine. Based on research conducted at the Center for Urban Education Success (CUES) (Attendance Brief #1, Attendance Brief #2) and applied at East Upper and Lower Schools in Rochester, NY, this article outlines four steps schools can take to increase attendance, especially pertinent to urban settings. Learn More
October 2018 — CUES publishes a practitioner brief on bullying in schools, exploring prevalence, contributing factors, and interventions. This brief’s analysis of empirical research aims to provide a balanced and accurate depiction of bullying in all of its forms. A resource guide for teachers and practitioners is included. Learn More
June 2018 –The Konar Foundation’s gift creates a new endowed directorship position to lead CUES, and Dr. Shaun Nelms, Superintendent of East Upper and Lower Schools in Rochester and formerly an affiliated faculty member of CUES, was installed as the inaugural director to fill this endowed position. Learn More
Making Good on the Promise of a Guaranteed, Viable Curriculum for All
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 5 – 7 p.m.
Genrich-Rusling Room, LeChase Hall
University of Rochester’s River Campus
Speaker: Susan Meier, Chief Academic Officer, East EPO, and Assistant Professor, Center for Urban Education Success
When the University of Rochester initially partnered with the Rochester City School District to create a plan to prevent East High School from closing, we understood the scope of the challenge. What we may have underestimated was the challenge – and the importance – of taking on curriculum. Hear our story and what we’ve learned so far about leadership practices that reveal complex interactions of curriculum, instruction, and situation.
SAVE THE DATE!!!
2019 CUES Symposium
May 4, 2019
Aligning Community Resources to Address Critical Needs in Urban Schools: A Forum on Community Schooling
More information will be added as available.