The Center for the Study of Education Policy (CSEP) participated in the Annual Statewide ESSA Conference in Chicago on February 13–15, 2017.


Education Week just ran a series of articles on the importance of principal preparation that includes an article citing Illinois’ work.


In 2012 the Midwest Child-Parent Center (CPC) Expansion Project received an Investing in Innovation or “i3” grant of $15 million over five years from the U.S. Department of Education.

Three children sitting

Below are resources for early childhood professionals and those serving the early childhood community.   Understanding the Illinois Early Childhood System: Video Series in Spanish …

Two students in school hallway

Resources focusing on the educational climate and betterment of those serving the K–12 educational community.

Teacher working with students at computers

Recent resources for those focused on the professional improvement of teachers, principals, and other educational leaders.

Higher Education Classroom

Here are some new resources and news for the field of higher education.