Pre-K: Plan B before Plan A?

If you have applied to the CPS (Chicago Public Schools) free magnet pre-k options, we are all bitting our nails for the lottery results to be released. They have finally posted the dates of when we can expect the results. So we have about 3 weeks to go before we find out if we get…

Pre-school, When Should You Apply?

Did you know that many of us already missed the deadlines to apply for Pre-School for the upcoming fall school year!  How crazy is that, but it’s true.  It’s hard to imagine the the minute your child turns 2 you have to start thinking about pre-school.  We all want our kids to have a jump…

To PreSchool or Not to PreSchool

I follow a blog called CPSobsessed and the topic of pre-school was on the agenda. ย Even though it is only March, now is the time to start researching the schools in your area where you may want to send your child for the 2014/15 school year. ย CPS starts taking applications for children that will be…