Conducts research on Chicago's public schools, the problems they face, and the mechanisms for improvement. Conducts surveys of students, teachers, and principals, and compiles test scores, grade files and administrative histories. Also houses additional data including census data for Chicago, crime statistics, administrative history, data on students, and detailed information on 363 Chicago neighborhoods.
Possesses the nation's largest collection of data on a city's public school system and students. Registration is required.