All posts from Andrea Tolzmann

  • New Data Shows Tremendous Academic Success by English Learners

    Dear CPS Family, At Chicago Public Schools (CPS), we celebrate our district’s rich cultural diversity and recognize it as one of our greatest assets. Our district embraces the diverse cultures and experiences of our students and we work to ensure they receive a high-quality education. Today we are pleased to share with you new, groundbreaking research from the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research that highlights our English Learners’ (ELs) incredible academic success. This new comprehensive study from the Consortium shows that our EL students are rapidly learning and quickly becoming thriving, bilingual and multilingual students whose academic performance […]

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  • Pulaski is a Level 1+ School

    Pulaski School Rating 2019-2020 Letter Click Here for Pulaski School Report Card Parents and Guardians PULASKI 2230 W MCLEAN AVE Chicago, Illinois 60647 Dear Parent or Guardian, CPS strives to provide families and educators with a comprehensive look at the quality of their schools. We accomplish this through the School Quality Rating Policy (SQRP), which is the tool CPS uses to evaluate school performance. SQRP uses a number of factors to measure school success, including student attendance, academic growth, and school culture, and provides us with valuable information as we work to help schools thrive. From those with higher ratings, […]

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  • Sex Health Education Parent Notification Letter 2019-2020

    11/5/19 Pulaski would like to inform you of the Chicago Public Schools program that will be implemented during this school year. This is a comprehensive curriculum to teach sexual health education from grades kindergarten through 12th grade in all CPS schools and will teach developmentally-appropriate, medically-accurate information.  The Office of Student Health and Wellness is working to remove health-related barriers to learning so that students may succeed in college and life. The instructional program in grades K-12 will provide a foundation for knowledge and skills related to human development, relationships, decision-making, abstinence, medically-recommended contraception and disease prevention. At each grade […]

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  • CPS Proposes Amended School Calendar and Budget For 2019-20 School Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 For more information, contact: CPS Office of Communications Phone: 773-553-1620 Website: http://www.cps.edu Facebook: ChicagoPublicSchools Twitter: @ChiPubSchools CPS Proposes Amended School Calendar and Budget For 2019-20 School Year Amended Calendar and Budget Reflect Make-Up Days Scheduled Due to Strike CHICAGO – Chicago Public Schools today announced amended calendar and budget proposals for the 2019- 20 school year, which add make-up school days and reflect additional revenue and investments for Fiscal Year 2020. Last week, CPS agreed to make up five of the 11 school days missed due to the teachers’ strike, and families are […]

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  • November Principal Message

    11/4/19 Dear Pulaski Parents and Guardians: We know that this has been a challenging time for our teachers, students and parents/guardians. We return to school as one Pulaski family, and we sincerely thank you for your patience, support and thoughts throughout the past couple of weeks. What a perfect time to reflect upon our mission statement which is, Pulaski is a caring community that provides a culture of collaboration, intellectual rigor, civic consciousness, and holistic growth. As an International Baccalaureate community, we encourage our students to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, […]

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