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  1. 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
    chicago, chicago public
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  1. Private Schools 'Principal picks' letters in the mail

    This from Chicago Tribune by Noreen Ahmed-Ullah:Principals of some of the city's most competitive high schools say they took a second look at...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-17-2011 12:58 PM
    chicago, chicago high schools, chicago principal discretion, chicago public, cps
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  2. Public Schools 10 tips for parents in the Chicago public school admission game

    This from Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah:Here are some tips to help you negotiate the Chicago Public Schools admissions process for...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-30-2010 10:56 AM
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  8. Local News 6 Chicago schools begin longer school day

    From Chicago Tribune by Joel Hood: Monday was the new normal at Fiske Elementary School on the South Side, with more time dedicated to math and...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-27-2011 11:18 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  9. Local News 9 out of 10 Chicago Public Schools teachers authorize strike

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah and Joel Hood:Chicago teachers countered Mayor Rahm Emanuel's aggressive approach to school reform with...

    Started by theschoolboards, 06-12-2012 10:25 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  10. Local News A Japanese strategy for helping teachers improve their craft is catching on in Chicago

    From WBEZ by Linda Lutton: In the sunlit library at Jorge Prieto Elementary on Chicagoísí northwest side, an experiment is underway. A...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-10-2012 09:40 AM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago teacher evaluations, cps
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  11. Local News A Push to Have Students Evaluate Teachers in Chicago

    From Chicago News Cooperative by Rebecca Vevea: The Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union opened negotiations earlier this month on...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-21-2011 09:17 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, cps teacher evalauations
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  12. Public Schools A Quirk of the Selective Enrollment High Schools Tier System: More Applicants in Higher Tiers

    From Selective Prep by Matthew Greenberg: Under the current admissions system for Chicagoís Selective Enrollment High Schools and Academic Centers,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 03-15-2012 11:25 AM
    chicago, chicago public, chicago selective enrollment, chicago selective enrollment high schools, cps, cps selective enrollment
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  13. Local News Affluent schools in Chicago also feel financial strain

    This from the Chicago Tribune by Tara Malone:Amid another year of stalled state payments and dwindling property taxes, several Chicago-area school...

    Started by theschoolboards, 03-21-2011 09:30 AM
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  14. Local News After parents protest, Elmhurst school no longer links body fat to physical fitness grade

    This from the Chicago Tribune by Hailey Branson-Potts, Erin Meyer and Dawn Rhodes:Elmhurst students have long been checked on how long it takes to...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-19-2011 09:38 AM
    chicago, chicago public, elmhurst public
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  15. Local News After sharp criticisms, CPS board OKs school closings, turnarounds

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah and Joel Hood: They came from across the city Wednesday, on foot and by the busload, many arriving...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-23-2012 09:44 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  16. Local News All CPS elementary school students to take NWEA assessment test

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Chicago Public Schools' new administration has long complained that assessment tests for the state's...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-21-2012 09:12 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  17. Local News Another perfect college acceptance year at Urban Prep

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahemd-Ullah: For the third year in a row, every senior at Urban Prep Academy, the only all-African-American,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 03-30-2012 12:17 PM
    chicago, urban prep academy chicago
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  18. Local News Barbara Bowman stepping down as head of CPS' early childhood program

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah: Barbara Bowman, chief of Chicago Public Schools'early childhood program and mother of White House...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-26-2012 08:38 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps
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  19. 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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  20. Local News Brizard sailing into rough waters at helm of CPS reform

    From Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah:Jean-Claude Brizard left a restaurant with his wife on a recent weekend to find a handwritten note on...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-30-2011 09:41 AM
    chicago, chicago public, cps, jean-claude brizard
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