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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  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 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  1. Private Schools Top 100 Chicago-area High Schools (Chicago Sun-Times)

    Link to Chicago Sun-Times' ranking of top 100 high schools in Chicago Area: Northside (Chicago SD 299) Payton (Chicago SD 299) New Trier Twp...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-02-2010 01:03 PM
    chicago, chicago public
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  2. Public Schools Chicago Magazine - Best Elementary Schools in Chicago

    In the October 2006 issue of Chicago Magazine, Dennis Rodkin and Amy Rainey put together their A+ Team of the best elementary schools (public and...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-02-2010 01:11 PM
    chicago, chicago private, chicago public
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  3. Local News Chicago educators question significance of grades for homework

    An excerpt from the Chicago Tribune story by Tara Malone:Jami Dehn prepped homework packets to send home with her class of third-graders every...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-14-2010 08:16 AM
    chicago, chicago elementary
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  4. Local News It's about time, say Chicago charter schools

    An excerpt from the Chicago Tribune article by Bonnie Miller Rubin:Charles Fields doesn't mind being in school until 5 p.m.— even though he knows...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-26-2010 06:13 PM
    chicago, chicago public
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  5. Local News Most school garden produce is forbidden fruit in CPS lunchrooms

    This from Chicago Tribune by Monica Eng:It's harvest time in Chicago Public School gardens full of chubby tomatoes, heavy squash and fragrant basil....

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-20-2010 12:44 PM
    chicago, chicago public, school gardens
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  6. Local News More than half of Illinois' public schools fail to meet U.S. testing targets

    This from the Chicago Tribune by Tara Malone and Darnell Little:More than half of Illinois public schools — including, for the first time, many of...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-28-2010 11:33 AM
    chicago, chicago public
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  7. Public Schools Top 100 elementary and middle schools in Chicago area (Sun-Times)

    The Chicago Sun-Times released its ranking of the top 100 Chicago-area elementary and middle schools: ELEMENTARY Decatur (Chicago SD 299)...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-29-2010 10:02 AM
    chicago, chicago elementary, chicago middle, chicago public
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  8. Private Schools Top 100 Chicago area high schools

    The Chicago Sun-Times released its ranking of the top 100 Chicago area high schools: HIGH SCHOOLS Northside (Chicago SD 299) Payton (Chicago...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-29-2010 10:09 AM
    chicago, chicago high schools, chicago public
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  9. Local News Kids from areas with low-performing schools get boost from Chicago Public Schools

    This from the Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah:Students living in neighborhoods with low-performing schools could have a better shot getting...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-05-2010 08:58 AM
    chicago, chicago public
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  10. Local News Latino 4-year-olds half as likely as white peers to attend preschool

    This from the Chicago Tribune by Tara Malone:In Illinois, Latino children were half as likely to enroll in preschool as white and African-American...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-16-2010 08:46 AM
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  11. Private Schools Evanston Township High seeks to diversify advanced classes

    This from the Chicago Tribune by Diane Rado: When he scans the faces in his honors science courses at Evanston Township High School, chemistry...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-24-2010 09:07 AM
    chicago, chicago high schools, evanston township chicago
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  12. Local News Chicago parents scramble with new rules for best schools

    This from Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah:Getting her son into one of the city's best magnet schools for preschool didn't mean Rosa Yang...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-30-2010 10:51 AM
    chicago, chicago public
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  13. 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
    chicago, chicago public
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  14. Local News Chicago schools hope that teamwork and coaching can improve teacher instruction

    This from Chicago Tribune by Sarah Garland of Hechinger Report:Bliss Maki, a new teacher at the Bradwell School of Excellence on Chicago's South...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-06-2010 08:47 AM
    chicago, chicago public, teacher training
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  15. Public Schools Parents worried plans to expand Andrew Jackson Language Academy would spread the school too thin

    This from Chicago Tribune by Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah:Plans to expand the nationally recognized Andrew Jackson Language Academy on the Near West Side...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-08-2010 09:02 AM
    chicago, chicago public, jackson magnet chicago
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  16. Local News Parents United for Responsible Education Complains That Flunking CPS kids Is Harmful

    This from Chicago Sun-Times by Rosalind Rossi:Thousands of Chicago Public School students have been unfairly flunked and forced to repeat a grade due...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-08-2010 09:17 AM
    chicago, chicago public
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  17. Local News Chicago schools confront an uncertain future - Next mayor to face urgent challenge

    This from the Chicago Tribune by Diane Rado:Like the menu at a potluck supper, Chicago Public Schools has a dizzying array of offerings, from...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-28-2010 08:32 AM
    chicago, chicago public
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  18. Local News Chicago Schools Inspector General Recommends Bans for Two Principals

    This from Chicago Sun-Times by Rosalind Rossi:The Chicago Schools Inspector General has recommended that Principal Joyce Kenner be banned for life...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-04-2011 10:27 AM
    chicago, chicago public, joyce kenner, lane tech chicago, whitney young magnet chicago
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  19. Local News Mayoral front-runner Rahm Emanuel backs crackdown on Chicago teachers

    This from the Chicago Sun-Times by Abdon M. Pallasch and Fran Spielman:Mayoral front-runner Rahm Emanuel supports curtailing teachers’ right to...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-10-2011 09:51 AM
    chicago, chicago public, rahm emanuel
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  20. Local News Quality Education in Chicago: For Members Only?

    This from Huffington Post by Julie Woestehoff:They're doing it again. Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is trying to hoard the best education resources...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-10-2011 09:58 AM
    chicago, chicago public, international college prep chicago
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