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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • Brizard failed to sway the rank and file to a longer school day this year

     
    If you’re keeping score at home, which I happen to be, the tally looks to be stuck: Chicago Public Schools –13 Chicago Teachers Union – 470 That’s 13 city public elementary schools where the teachers have voted to extend their........
  • Counter-offer / concession: Schools chief suggests school-time issue compromise truce

     
    From Jean-Claude Brizard, CEO, Chicago Public Schools To: Karen Lewis, president, Chicago Teachers Union September 30, 2011 Dear Karen: As I outlined in my voicemail earlier today, thirteen schools have so far elected to join the Longer School Day...
  • Steps needed to correct deftness deficit at the CTU

     
    Friday's print column is an expanded version of an earlier blog post on this site. Karen Lewis should step down as president of the Chicago Teachers Union. Her latest gaffe — delivering several ill-chosen remarks during a speech in Seattle......
  • Parent power

     
    UPDATED Story: Under pressure from parents groups opposed to a 7½-hour school day, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he is scaling back his proposal to a 7-hour day for public elementary schools next fall....CPS chief Jean-Claude Brizard said the mayor......
  • Is Supt. McCarthy being frank with us? Quite.

     
    From this year's news archives: June 15 : "Maybe (a roughly 35 percent increase in homicides so far over 2011) is a consequence of (disbanding the Chicago Police Dept. strike force), and I didn't anticipate it," McCarthy said in a......
  • Doing the math on the 'miracle' of Chicago's longer school day

     
    My first thought: The recent agreement between Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union to add 477 elementary teachers to the payroll and therefore staff the new, longer school day without appreciably increasing the workload for existing...
  • How about spending this TV ad money on schools instead of spin?

     
    He plays politics like the Hanson Brothers played hockey... Rich Miller on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel The context here is the anti-union group Education Reform Now's reported $1 million TV ad buy in which Emanuel is seen doing a bit......
  • Whassamatter? Rahm got your tongue?

     
    The passage below from today's story, Cleveland's charter school growth a cautionary tale for Chicago, is reminiscent of how Jean-Claude Brizard was told to stand mute during the news conference that announced his ill-fated appointment as Chicago...