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Elevate in Action: The Network for College Success and Chicago Public Schools

The University of Chicago Network for College Success (NCS) worked with Chicago Public Schools to implement Elevate and support teachers in reflecting on student feedback and developing school policies that center student voice. This case study details strategies NCS implemented to ensure student success and on-time graduation, including:

  • Creating sacred space for teachers to center student experiences.
  • Creating and protecting physical time and space for teachers’ work with student data.
  • Creating emotional space for teachers to sit with vulnerability and question beliefs and biases.
  • Using sacred space for transformational change.

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