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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
    chicago, chicago public, chicago selective enrollment high schools, cps
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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. Local News The proportion of privately run Chicago public schools to increase

    From WBEZ by Becky Vevea: At the same time Chicago Public Schools says it needs to close down schools, maybe as many as 100, it’s planning to open...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-11-2012 09:48 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  2. Local News For some, entering a city elite high school gets a little more difficult

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Demographic tweaks to a complex enrollment system intended to ensure diversity at Chicago's best...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-26-2012 11:01 AM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago selective enrollment high schools, cps
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  3. Local News Next Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has done it all, from teacher to superintendent

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Rosalind Rossi and Lauren Fitzpatrick: When Barbara Byrd-Bennett joined long-stalled Chicago teacher contract talks on the...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-12-2012 09:35 AM
    barbara byrd-bennett, chicago, chicago public, cps
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  4. Local News Brizard out as Chicago schools chief, Byrd-Bennett takes over

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-jean-claude-brizard-out-as-cps-head-20121011,0,4611339.story

    Started by CWhitley, 10-12-2012 06:28 AM
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    10-12-2012 06:28 AM Go to last post
  5. Local News Interview with Chicago Teacher Union's Karen Lewis on Emanuel, Vitale — and Steinem

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Rosalind Rossi: Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis hasn’t heard from Mayor Rahm Emanuel yet — but she has heard...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-20-2012 09:19 AM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago teachers union, cps, karen lewis
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  6. Public Schools CPS Tier Tools

    CPS no longer uses race as a criterion for placement in Magnet and Selective Enrollment schools. They are now using a measure of your socio-economic...

    Started by CWhitley, 09-19-2012 06:21 PM
    chicago, chicago elementary, chicago gifted, chicago kindergarten, chicago magnet schools
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  7. Public Schools Options for Knowledge season opens October 1st

    If you are a Chicagoan considering schools other than your attendance area school, then you must submit at least one Options for Knowledge...

    Started by CWhitley, 09-19-2012 12:32 PM
    chicago, chicago classical, chicago elementary, chicago gifted, chicago kindergarten, chicago magnet schools
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  8. Local News Classes Resume Wednesday as Chicago Teachers Stike Ends

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, Diane Rado and Bill Ruthhart: Delegates for the Chicago Teachers Union voted Tuesday to call off...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-19-2012 09:44 AM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago teachers union, cps
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  9. Local News Chicago Teacher Union's anger could be tough to quell

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, Bill Ruthhart and Joel Hood: Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and the union's other top...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-18-2012 10:16 AM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago teachers union, cps
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  10. Local News Tentative deal reached with striking Chicago teachers

    From Chicago Tribune by Hal Dardick, Ellen Jean Hirst and Joel Hood: Chicago Public Schools and the teachers union have reached a tentative...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-14-2012 12:49 PM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago teachers union, cps
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  11. Local News Job security at heart of 2 stumbling blocks to a Chicago teachers contract

    From Chicago Tribune by Bill Ruthhart and Diane Rado: Two issues being cited as primary stumbling blocks to a Chicago teachers contract are a recall...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-11-2012 01:41 PM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  12. Local News Chicago teachers contract talks take ‘positive’ turn, CTU official says

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Rosalind Rossi: Chicago teacher contract talks resume Friday after the presence of Chicago School Board President David...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-07-2012 09:19 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  13. Public Schools Chicago Teachers Union sets Sept. 10 strike date

    From Chicago Tribune:The Chicago Teachers Union voted to strike on Monday, Sept. 10, the earliest day possible after filing a 10-day strike notice...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-31-2012 10:23 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  14. Public Schools CPS to open 145 schools for half-days if teachers strike

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Fran Spielman: Chicago Public School officials started reaching out to parents Thursday — through letters, text messages,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-30-2012 11:05 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  15. Local News CPS students show gains on ACT, Prairie State Achievement Exam

    From Chicago Tribune by Joel Hood: Chicago public high school juniors showed improvement on key standardized tests in 2012, according to data...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-22-2012 12:23 PM
    act exam, chicago, chicago public, cps
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  16. Local News Chicago Public Schools, union both prepare for possibility of teachers strike

    From Chicago Sun-Times by Fran Spielman and Rosalind Rossi: Chicago Public School officials Monday were crafting contingency plans to keep students...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-21-2012 10:47 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  17. Local News CPS launches new school locator website

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Chicago's complex public school system, which offers students numerous options for which school to...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-17-2012 11:08 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
    • Replies: 0
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  18. Local News Third of CPS schools roll out longer days

    From Chicago Tribune by Joel Hood and Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Students were back at their desks in more than a third of Chicago's public schools...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-14-2012 08:59 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  19. Local News Mayor Rahm Emanuel to pour $10 million into early childhood

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Friday that the city is putting up $10 million to expand efforts to prepare...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-06-2012 10:56 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, rahm emanuel
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    08-06-2012 10:56 AM Go to last post
  20. Preschools new to Frankfort IL (south of chicago)

    Hi Glad I found this site. We recently moved here and are looking for a private preschool. We have done lots of internet detective work but most...

    Started by monee60449, 08-01-2012 01:45 PM
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    • Views: 1,017
    08-01-2012 01:45 PM Go to last post

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