Applying to Chicago Public Schools? Here is a Guide to the 2024-2025 application process in Chalkbeat Chicago‘s Sept 2023 article regarding updated application process, rubrics and HSAT testing.
A Reality Check on School Rankings in NPN’s Fall 2022 online article regarding the truth about school ratings or rankings and what they really reveal.
Chicago Public School’s Application Deadline is Next Week; Here’s What You Need to Know in Chalkbeat Chicago‘s November 2022 article regarding changes to the CPS application system for 2023-2024 programs.
Winter School Updates in NPN’s Winter 2019 Newsletter (page 21) regarding what to expect between applications, notifications and waitlists.
Seven Things Families Should Know About High School Admissions in Chicago in Chalkbeat Chicago‘s October 2019 article on the landscape for high school admissions.
Applying for Schools in Chicago? Your Odds May Have Just Changed in Chalkbeat Chicago‘s Oct 2018 Article. Interview w/Chicago School GPS regarding CPS Tiers changing yearly in October.
Little Known Strategy for Getting In To Chicago Schools in NPN’s Fall 2018 Blog. Chicago School GPS’s blog article about entry years for various schools and programs.
PODCAST: Navigating the Neighborhoods with Grace Lee Sawin from Making Sense of the Market w/Maggie Baczkowski [S01, E102]: Interview w/Grace regarding neighborhood schools and finding a great school fit.
Believe It or Not, It’s Time to Start Planning for 2019-2020! in NPN’s Fall 2018 Newsletter (page 26). Chicago School GPS’s article about timing your school search for the following year.
After Nearly a Decade, CPS Obsessed Creator Retires Blog in Chicago Tribune’s Jan 2018 article about retirement of indispensable CPS school blog, “CPS Obsessed“.
New Yardstick Driving Better Grades for CPS Schools, Not High Scores in Sarah Karp’s WBEZ Feb 2017 article regarding an increase in top ratings for CPS schools.
Five Steps for Starting Your Kid’s School Search: Chicago Edition in ClassCrasher’s Sept 2016 Blog regarding tips for starting your school search.
Getting Into Harvard Doesn’t Need to Start in Preschool in NPN’s Fall 2016 Newsletter (page 21). Chicago School GPS’s article about avoiding preschool panic and feeling good about your choice.
Having Trouble Picking a High School?  These Moms are Here to Help in DNAInfo Chicago
by Ariel Cheung: Article regarding the 2015 Hidden Gems High School Fair.
Payton College Prep Toughest Selective Enrollment HS to Test Info in DNAInfo Chicago
by Ted Cox: Article regarding the spring 2014 notifications for SEHS schools.
“Public or Private School: Does One Provide an ‘Edge’?” in NPN’s Fall 2013 Newsletter
Chicago School GPS’s article about which type of school is better at fitting a family’s needs.
“Timing Your School Search” in NPN’s Spring 2013 Parent to Parent Newsletter
Chicago School GPS’s article about the best time to begin your school search, from April 2013.
Consultants to help solve all of your parenting dilemmas in Time Out Chicago Kids
by Lisbeth Levine: A listing of essential parenting coaches and consultants to help families through parenting dilemmas.
“You Don’t Have to Move Out of the City” in NPN’s Fall 2012 Parent to Parent Newsletter
Chicago School GPS’s article about the breadth of school choices in the city of Chicago, appeared in print in September 2012 and online in November 2012.
“Planning Ahead: High School Hidden Gems” on NPN’s Sept 2012 Blog
Chicago School GPS’s blog post about the increasing Chicago high school options, from September 2012 appeared online.
Chicago School GPS was mentioned in Crain’s Chicago Business! Journalist John Pletz from Crain’s Chicago Business was at our March presentation at Sulzer Library and included us in his article, “The Parent Trap”, published online in March 2012.