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Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Applications Open Tonight

By Sarah Brock / January 12, 2022

GCE Lab School has partnered with Empower Illinois to participate in the Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship program. The Illinois Tax Credit Scholarships are renewable awards of up to $13,000.00 for eligible families. The 2022-2023…

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high school students finding their fit at GCE Lab School

In high school, fitting in means finding your best fit

By Sarah Brock / November 8, 2021

With so many high school options, how can you determine which is the best fit for your student? There are so many components that go into choosing a high school in Chicago. The amount of choice can be intimidating and the nuances of the application processes can be overwhelming, but finding your best fit is no secret.

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Communication, community, and care relieves the stress of high school transitions at GCE

By Sarah Brock / May 28, 2021
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The transition from middle school to high school can be stressful for students and their families.   If you start to feel overwhelmed about heading off to high school, please remember…

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Students are not standardized

Test-optional policies improve equity in admissions leading to more diverse campuses

By Sarah Brock / May 11, 2021

Colleges and universities have proven the ability to evaluate applicants with or without standardized test scores, the high school admissions process, especially in Chicago, continues to focus on testing. It’s time to do better.

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Stop Ranking My Teenager: Great Students are Overlooked in CPS High School Enrollment Decisions

By Sarah Brock / May 1, 2021

A holistic approach to admission processes is not a new idea. Simply put, a holistic admission review aims to “see” the whole applicant, not just their test scores or GPA.…

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students talking

Rethinking high-stress high school admission applications

By Sarah Brock / April 16, 2021

The pandemic has led to countless educational innovations and adaptations, from live-streaming science experiments and concerts to building community through virtual service projects and socially distanced field experiences. And yet,…

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