SESP in the Media: August 2018

SESP in the Media: August 2018

facultyAn ongoing, monthly roundup of appearances in the news media by School of Education and Social Policy faculty, researchers, and our community:


August 30, 2018 

The Profound Importance of Having “Couples Friends” (features Instructor Alexandra Solomon)


August 30, 2018 

Northwestern And Chicago Public Schools Pair Up To Study City Schools (features SESP Dean David Figlio and the Office of Community Education Partnerships)

CBS News

August 21, 2018 

In some U.S. states, women pay a steeper price for sexism (features research by Jonathan Guryan)


August 21, 2018 

Chicago schools want to delay plan for tackling the gifted gap (quotes Eric Calvert, associate director of SESP's Center for Talent Development) 


August 20, 2018 

Sexism in Southern States is Literally Costing the Women Born There (features research by Jonathan Guryan)


August 20, 2018

Work Requirements Hurt Poor Families—and Won't Work (features research by Diane Schanzenbach) 

The Atlantic

August 20, 2018

New York Times

August 19, 2018

How Sexism Follows Women From the Cradle to the Workplace achievement? (features research by Jonathan Guryan)


August 16, 2018

Florida told its low-scoring schools to make their days longer. It helped, new research finds (features SESP Dean David Figlio)


August 15, 2018 

News Anxiety: How to Stay Plugged In Without Getting Stressed Out (features Alexandra Solomon)

Philadelphia Inquirer 

August 15, 2018

Does 'redshirting' actually benefit kids? Inside the big kindergarten readiness decision parents make (features Diane Schanzenbach's research)  

Republished by:
Chicago Tribune 8/17

Pacific Standard

August 13, 2018

Here's More Evidence that Most Food Stamps Recipients are Already Working (cites research by Diane Schanzenbach)

The American Prospect

August 2, 2018

How SNAP and Medicaid Work Requirements Will Hurt Workers (features research by Diane Schanzenbach) 


August 1, 2018

By Julie Deardorff
Last Modified: 8/31/18