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  1. I'd be curious to see what they say if you ask to...

    I'd be curious to see what they say if you ask to investigate. If anyone does, please let us know!
  2. I saw someone else today who's child got a very...

    I saw someone else today who's child got a very high score last year and a 3 (yes, 3) this year, I *think* on reading. I guess it's easier to contact CPS about a 3, whereas with a 69 they may not...
  3. Thread: Disney

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    Disney is considered a very "evolved" school -...

    Disney is considered a very "evolved" school - meaning very well organized, involved parent groups, lots of things in place (compared to an "up and coming" school.) I have heard that some people...
  4. Open House Tour Dates for Elem and Academic Centers Fall 2013

    Beasley Regional Gifted Center
    5255 S. State St.
    October 7, 2013 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

    Bell Regional Gifted Center
    3730 N. Oakley Ave.
    November 8, 2013 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    December...
  5. I beleive they will continue to add a grade per...

    I beleive they will continue to add a grade per year, but I don't think it's connected with South Loop in any way. South Loop's is being phased out, but NTA is a new program. The reviews from...
  6. Hi - you should definitely sign him up for the...

    Hi - you should definitely sign him up for the gifted and classical tests this year. A few spots open in each class each year as kids leave the city etc. Also, around 3rd grade, the class sizes can...
  7. Hi - I was told by CPS last month that out of...

    Hi - I was told by CPS last month that out of town people will be assigned a Tier by CPS that will be used in the process (as WRP mentions, Tiers don't apply to all grades) but where they do, you...
  8. PBPK August 2013

    http://www.cps.edu/Schools/EarlyChildhood/Pages/Tuition-basedpreschool.aspx

    Most current list as of August 2013
    Alcott 2625 N. Orchard St. 773-534-5899
    Audubon 3500 N. Hoyne Ave. 773-534-5470...
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    I don't know all the details about Alcott that...

    I don't know all the details about Alcott that you're asking, unfortunately. I know (probably as you do) that it's a very well regarded school with a good parent support network.
    All CPS schools...
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    Hi - My sense from what I've heard is that IB has...

    Hi - My sense from what I've heard is that IB has a slightly different teaching style in the IB method. It is more collaborative, and the classroom discussions are supposedly more like what you'd...
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    So do you think that people expect all that from...

    So do you think that people expect all that from a neighborhood high school (ie, Amundsen neighborhood and IB program - at Foster and Damen.)
  12. Get your PIN so you can apply online for gifted, classical, and magnet programs!

    To apply online for gifted, classical, or magnet schools (or neighborhood schools that participate in the lottery) you need to first get a PIN#.
    You can get that here:
    https://apply.cps.edu/
    ...
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    I was really surprised to see that these schools...

    I was really surprised to see that these schools have ONE open house per year!
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    Amundsen High School Community Open House -...

    Amundsen High School

    Community Open House - October 17 - 6-7:30 P.M.
    8th Grade Open House - November 14 - 5:30 - 7
    IB Open House Schedule coming soon ..
  15. I would say that you need to check it out and see...

    I would say that you need to check it out and see how it seems. Beaubien has a new principal so really now matter what it was like in the past could change with the new admin.
    Previous reports were...
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    This site can help select a place to live based...

    This site can help select a place to live based on school "quality."
    https://schoolsparrow.com/

    Also the CPS school locator.
    http://cps.edu/Schools/Find_a_school/Pages/schoollocator.aspx
    ...
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    I agree, probably not really needed and while my...

    I agree, probably not really needed and while my son is in a gifted program, I don't know that I can fully justify having the separate program.
    But it would surprise me if they ditch it.
    At the...
  18. This is the more recent list as of Oct 2012...

    This is the more recent list as of Oct 2012
    http://www.cps.edu/Schools/EarlyChildhood/Pages/Tuition-basedpreschool.aspx
    Keep in mind that a TBPK spot does not guarantee you a Kindergarten space.
    ...
  19. I would definitely contact each school that...

    I would definitely contact each school that you're interested in to inquire since it seems to differ in some case.

    http://www.cps.edu/Schools/EarlyChildhood/Pages/Tuition-basedpreschool.aspx
    This...
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    Longer Day discussion

    Here's a document that RYH posted that gives schools guidelines on ways they can spend money for the 7 hour day.
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    List of Regional Gifted Centers and map

    http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=117286683542163536382.00047ac9aa1e559d56aaf&ll=42.004407,-87.673645&spn=0.484725,0.88028&z=10

    EDISON REGIONAL GIFTED CENTER ELEMENTARY...
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    Budgets for 2012/2013 school year

    How is your school budget looking for next year?
  23. What time does your school's new 7-hour day start?

    Coonley is slated for 8:45am start.
  24. Thread: Harlan

    by CPSObsessed
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    Harlan

    Harlan Community Academy AC

    FACTS
    Grade 7-12
    Students ~ 1,353 (Includes AC+HS)
    Principal: Reginald E Evans

    RESOURCES
    http://cps.edu/Schools/Pages/school.aspx?id=609710...
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    List of ACs and map

    http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=117286683542163536382.00047ac797c6c385e6f46&z=10

    ROBERT LINDBLOM MATH & SCIENCE ACADEMY HS
    6130 S WOLCOTT AVE Chicago, IL...
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