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  1. Sticky Thread Public Schools CPS Releases 2013-2014 Cutoff Scores for Selective Enrollment High Schools

    Chicago Public Schools Office of Access and Enrollment has released the cutoff scores for the Selective Enrollment High Schools (Brooks, Jones, King,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-25-2013 11:13 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Public Schools Top 25 Chicago Public Schools High Schools By 2012 Mean Composite ACT Scores

    Below is a list of the 25 top scoring CPS high schools by their mean composite ACT scores in the 2012 Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE). The...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-22-2012 03:42 PM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago public high schools, cps, cps high schools, psae
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  3. Sticky Thread Public Schools Top 25 CPS Elementary Schools Ranked By % of Third Graders Exceeding 2012 ISAT Standards

    Below is a list of the top 25 Chicago public elementary schools ranked by the percentage of third graders exceeding 2012 Illinois standards...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-22-2012 03:33 PM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago standardized tests, cps, isat
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  4. Sticky Thread Public Schools Top 50 high schools in Chicago area based on 2011 PSAE

    The Chicago Sun-Times bases its exclusive rankings of schools on average scores on the Prairie State Achievement Exams. Northside Prep*...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-02-2011 09:51 AM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago top high schools, cps, illinois report cards 2011, psae
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  5. Sticky Thread Public Schools Top 50 middle schools in Chicago area based on 2011 ISAT

    The Chicago Sun-Times bases its exclusive rankings of schools on average scores on the Illinois State Achievement Tests. Young Magnet* (Chicago)...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-02-2011 09:42 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, illinois report cards 2011, isat, top chicago middle schools
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  6. Sticky Thread Public Schools Top 50 elementary schools in Chicago area based on 2011 ISAT

    The Chicago Sun-Times bases its exclusive rankings of schools on average scores on the Illinois State Achievement Tests. Keller Gifted*...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-02-2011 09:35 AM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago top elementary, cps, illinois report cards 2011, isat
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  7. Sticky Thread Public Schools Map of CPS Options for Knowledge Elementary Schools 2012

    Curious which CPS elementary schools are close to you? One curious dad decided to map them himself. Click on the link below that maps out all the CPS...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-06-2011 10:00 AM
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  8. Sticky Thread Public Schools Best Elementary Schools in Chicago and Surburbs - Chicago Magazine (Oct 2010)

    In the October 2010 issue of Chicago Magazine, Dennis Rodkin updates his ranking of the best public elementary schools in Chicago and the Suburbs...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-08-2010 09:06 AM
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  9. Sticky Thread Resources Helpful Resources on Finding Schools in Chicago

    Below is a list of helpful links and resources for learning about schools in Chicago. We'll continue to revise this list so that it's as updated as...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-05-2010 10:44 AM
    chicago, chicago high schools, chicago private, chicago public, college admissions
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  1. Public Schools CPS to build selective-enrollment high school named for Obama

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Fran Spielman. Lauren Fitzpatrick and Becky Schlikerman: Barack Obama first black commander-in-chief, adopted Chicago...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-29-2014 08:36 PM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, cps selective enrollment
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  2. Public Schools 2014-2015 Cutoff Scores for Chicago Public Schools Academic Centers

    Chicago Public Schools Office of Access and Enrollment has released the cutoff scores for the Academic Centers (Harlan, Kenwood, Lane, Lindblom,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 03-25-2014 09:16 PM
    chicago, chicago piblic, cps, cps academic centers
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  3. Public Schools CPS Releases 2014-2015 Cutoff Scores for Selective Enrollment High Schools

    Chicago Public Schools Office of Access and Enrollment has released the cutoff scores for the Selective Enrollment High Schools (Brooks, Jones, King,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-26-2014 08:03 AM
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  4. Public Schools CPS switching from ISAT to NWEA for determining eligibility for selective enrollment high schools

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Every year, getting into Chicago's most competitive public high schools is a gut-wrenching,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-05-2014 09:31 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, cps selective enrollment
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  5. Public Schools School Report Card: Payton scores No. 1 spot statewide; Hinsdale Central tops in suburbs

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Becky Schlikerman and Art Golab:At Walter Payton College Prep on the Near North Side, 16-year-olds Diamond Merrell and...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-12-2013 10:22 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, cps high schools
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  6. Public Schools Deadline for November SEHS Test

    The deadline to sign up for the upcoming Selective Enrollment High School (SEHS) admissions exam is approaching! The test will take place on...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-07-2013 01:17 PM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, cps high schools, cps selective enrollment
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  7. Public Schools Senn High School's Big Transformation: 'What's Happening Here is Real'

    From DNAinfo.com by Benjamin Woodard: Just before Senn High School's bell rings for the first class of the day, principal Susan Lofton patrols the...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-17-2013 08:53 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, senn high school chicago
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  8. Public Schools 2014-2015 Options for Knowledge Guide now available

    The Office for Access and Enrollment has posted the link for the new Options for Knowledge Guide 2014-2015. This guide includes instructions and...

    Started by CWhitley, 10-16-2013 08:02 PM
    chicago, cps, elementary school, magnet schools, options for knowledge
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  9. Public Schools Northside College Prep Names New Principal: Former Teacher Kelly Mest

    From DNAinfo.com by Patty Wetli: Kelly Mest, assistant principal at Lindblom Math & Science Academy, has been named the new principal at Northside...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-16-2013 12:03 PM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, northside college prep chicago
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  10. Public Schools Whitney Young Parents: Grading Scale Too Harsh, 90 Should be an A

    From DNAinfo.com by Chloe Riley: They had high enough test scores and grades to get into one of the state's top high schools, but some students say...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-26-2013 10:04 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, whitney young magnet chicago
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  11. Private Schools University of Chicago Laboratory Schools Names New Director

    From DNAinfo.com by Ssam Cholke: Robin Appleby, current head of the Global Education Management Systems American Academies, has been appointed...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-19-2013 08:45 AM
    chicago, chicago lab school, chicago private
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  12. Private Schools GEMS World Academy Downtown Will Charge $32,000 For Kindergarten

    From DNAinfo.com by Lizzie Schiffman: Mayor Rahm Emanuel loves to frame Chicago as "a world-class city" with international appeal and construction...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-18-2013 08:49 AM
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  13. Public Schools Non-tenured Chicago Public Schools teachers rated under new system

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: For the first time, Chicago Public Schools released teacher evaluations Tuesday based in part on...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-18-2013 08:46 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, cps teacher evalauations
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  14. Local News ISAT scores across Illinois plummet after bar is raised

    From Chicago Tribune by Diane Rado: State exam scores plunged to record lows across most grades after the state raised the bar for passing the...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-11-2013 09:39 AM
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  15. Public Schools CPS 'Safe Passage' Workers Keeping Watch Over District's First Day of School

    From WBEZ.org: Busy, unfamiliar streets were made a bit friendlier Monday, the first day of school in Chicago, thanks to hundreds of newly hired...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-26-2013 09:27 AM
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  16. Public Schools Illinois ACT scores post biggest drop in a decade

    From Chicago Tribune by Diane Rado: Illinois experienced the steepest drop in a decade in its average ACT score after the testing company decided...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-21-2013 10:01 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, illinois
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  17. Local News CPS lays off more than 2,000, including 1,000 teachers

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Citing a $1 billion budget deficit, Chicago Public Schools will lay off more than 2,000 employees,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 07-19-2013 09:32 AM
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  18. Public Schools Nearly half of CPS students miss tougher ISAT cutoff

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: With state officials raising the bar on what it takes to pass, the number of Chicago Public Schools...

    Started by theschoolboards, 07-17-2013 08:40 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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    07-17-2013 08:43 AM Go to last post
  19. Local News Chicago public school property taxes going up for 2013

    From Chicago Tribune by Hal Dardick: Property taxes for Chicago Public Schools will rise on bills that come out next week, but the rates paid by...

    Started by theschoolboards, 06-26-2013 08:43 AM
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  20. Public Schools Chicago Public Schools issues 5-year plan

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: An annual scorecard on the district's performance and greater accountability throughout the system...

    Started by theschoolboards, 06-11-2013 09:12 AM
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