Education & Social Service


Miles Morgan, ABʼ17, AMʼ17, on teaching at one of Englands most famous boarding schools.


Through the Inner-City Muslim Action Network, Nashashibi, AM’98, PhD’11, works to spread hope and opportunity in Chicago.


The Neighborhood Schools Program, founded in 1976–77, just celebrated its 40th anniversary.


In the 1960s the Small School Talent Search sought promising young scholars in rural areas. Fifty years later, one of those students gives his perspective on the program and its legacy.


Think of children as pint-sized psychologists, says parenting expert Erica Reischer, AM’96, PhD’00.


Gabby Wimer, Elizabeth Frank, and Joyce Lu, all AB’16, are building MealFlour, a social enterprise centered on mealworms, from the ground up.


While high-quality educational programming can complement more comprehensive early childhood development interventions, it shouldn’t be a substitute.

Spring 2014

UChicago Careers in Education Professions gets College students out of the classroom and into … the classroom.

Alexa Martin, AB’04, raises money to combat the Internet access disparity in the city of Chicago.


An excerpt from The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy, by arrangement with the University of Chicago Press. ©1987, the University of Chicago Press. All rights reserved.