U-High Midway

Lab reps attend school diversity conference

Leland Culver, Midway Reporter

February 14, 2019

A group of five Lab Schools administrators and one art teacher attended the annual FORUM/Diversity conference hosted by placement agency Carney, Sandoe, and Associates in Philadelphia Jan. 25-26, interviewing potential job can...

Students of color attend conference

Julian Ingersoll

November 10, 2018

Five students from U-High and 10 students from Lab’s middle school attended a Young Men of Color conference where students were brought together and learned about leadership, and race through workshops on Nov. 3 at Francis ...

Teachers suggest systemic change for more tolerance

Samira Glaeser-Khan, News Editor

May 9, 2018

U-High teachers believe the curriculum needs systemic changes in order to foster a more tolerant environment, and they are not the only ones who think so. Illinois legislators are considering a bill requiring schools to inclu...

Diversity committee holds daylong retreat

Grace Zhang, Reporter

March 8, 2018

Insensitivity to students’ identities is a common problem as identified by the Diversity Advisory Committee at a daylong retreat Feb. 5. The group met to analyze interview transcripts with students about their experiences around...

Diversity changes direction under Abelmann leadership

Emma Trone, Sports Editor

October 12, 2017

An administrative vacancy has prompted a discussion about who should be responsible for diversity, equity and inclusion programs at Lab. Ken Garcia-Gonzalez departed the role of director of diversity, equity and inclusion Sept. 1...

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