Dear Chicago Public Schools: Applying to kindergarten shouldn’t make me cry

The application process to enter Chicago Public School (CPS) kindergarten classes continues to wreak havoc on my simple brain.

Let me break it down for you.

1. First, I complained about the backwardness of  CPS’ application process.

2. Next, I proved myself to be a GIANT HYPOCRITE by  participating in said system (i.e., applied to 20 schools outside of our neighborhood boundaries.)

3. I then hoped, prayed and assumed that things would work out. They have to work out, because, well, I don’t know. I choose hope?


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The CPS kindergarten application process makes me want to put my head through a wall

I am pretty sure it is easier to break out of a super-max prison than “win the lottery” for a coveted kindergarten spot in Chicago Public Schools. Read all about my agony at ChicagoNow.