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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
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  1. 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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  2. Public Schools CPS OKs massive closings of 50 schools

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, John Chase and Bob Specter:Months of argument and anguish over Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push for sweeping...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-23-2013 12:27 PM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, cps school closings
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  3. Public Schools 50,421 Chicago kids in homerooms over the class size limit

    From WBEZ by Linda Lutton: More than 1,560 homerooms in Chicago public elementary schools are over the school districtís class size limits,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-16-2013 09:40 AM
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  4. Public Schools CTU files lawsuits to stop school closings

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: The Chicago Teachers Union's decision to go to court to try to stop the city from closing 53...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-16-2013 09:38 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, cps school closings
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  5. Public Schools Mayor Rahm Emmanuel isnít promising to follow hearing officersí school-closing recommendations

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Fran Spielman and Tina Sfondeles: Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday he appreciates the work done by hearing officers who...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-10-2013 10:06 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  6. Public Schools CPS wants to close first Renaissance schools created by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

    From WBEZ by Becky Vevea: Chicago has been opening and closing public schools every year for the past decade. Itís a controversial strategy that...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-08-2013 11:12 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  7. Local News Hearing officers criticize CPS plans to shut schools

    From Chicago Tribune by Bob Specter and Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-08-2013 11:09 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, cps school closings
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  8. Public Schools High-performing school finds itself on closing list

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, John Chase and Bob Secter: A big blue banner hangs on the brick exterior of Calhoun North Elementary...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-12-2013 11:42 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, cps school closings
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  9. Public Schools 2013 Notification Letters for Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools and Magnet Schools

    According to CPS OAE, notification letters for elementary magnet schools and Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools have been mailed. Where did you...

    Started by theschoolboards, 03-25-2013 11:04 AM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago selective enrollment, cps, cps oae
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  10. Public Schools CPS to close 61 buildings, affecting 30,000 kids

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: With Chicago Public Schools facing a financial meltdown, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration on...

    Started by theschoolboards, 03-22-2013 10:10 AM
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  11. Public Schools CPS expected to announce 50 school closings

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, John Byrne and John Chase: After months of hearings and debate, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration...

    Started by theschoolboards, 03-21-2013 10:52 AM
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  12. Public Schools New Chicago Public Schools funding formula drops 30-pupil standard

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah and Bob Secter: Chicago Public Schools officials plan to scrap a school funding formula that assumes a...

    Started by theschoolboards, 03-12-2013 09:47 AM
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  13. Public Schools CPS panel: Up to 80 schools could close

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah and John Chase: Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration could safely close or overhaul as many as 80...

    Started by theschoolboards, 03-07-2013 09:37 AM
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  14. Public Schools Chicago Mayor expands full-day kindergarten to all Chicago Public Schools

    From WBEZ.org by Becky Vevea: All kindergarteners in Chicago will go to school for the whole day, rather than the state-mandated half-day, Mayor...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-26-2013 12:10 PM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, rahm emanuel
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  15. Local News More than 20 percent of city public schools on list for potential closure

    From WBEZ.com by Becky Vevea: Of the 681 Chicago Public Schools, 129 are still eligible for closure at the end of the academic year. CPS CEO...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-14-2013 10:39 AM
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  16. Public Schools Jones College Prep to double number of students

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Fran Spielman and Lauren Fitzpatrick: Ignoring the wishes of many South Loop parents and their alderman, Mayor Rahm...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-23-2013 10:43 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, jones college prep chicago
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  17. Public Schools Far fewer Chicago schools may close this year

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: The commission on school closings has told Chicago Public Schools officials that shutting a large...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-23-2013 10:40 AM
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  18. Public Schools CPS Unveils New, Single-Track Calendar for School Year 2013-2014

    Chicago Public Schools (CPS) today released its proposed single, unified calendar for school year 2013-2014 (SY 13-14) that does away with the...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-22-2013 09:45 AM
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  19. Public Schools CPS student gains to make up 50% of principal evaluations

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Student achievement will now account for 50 percent of the evaluations given to principals in Chicago...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-18-2013 09:08 AM
    chicago, chicago principal evaluations, chicago public, cps
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  20. Public Schools 2013-2014 Scoring Rubric for International Baccalaureate (IB) High Schools

    CPS has posted the scoring rubric for IB High Schools on its cpsmagnet.org website. Below is the breakdown:

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-15-2013 09:36 AM
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