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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • CPS chief of staff heading to Florida post

    CPS chief of staff heading to Florida post
    A Chicago Public Schools executive who was formerly the district’s chief administrative officer and more recently was appointed the Board of Education’s chief of staff has been selected as the new superintendent of a school district in...
  • School council in Lakeview debates longer school day

    School council in Lakeview debates longer school day
    Although teachers at Agassiz Elementary School in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood have already said they oppose a longer school day, the local school council held an emergency meeting on Wednesday night to discuss the issue with parents. Like...
  • Monday, September 26, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Bill Moller in for Greg Jarrett                               6:39 a.m.  David Kaplan offers his thoughts on the Bears loss to the Packers.  6:49 a.m.  Bill Moller learns more about Identity Theft Awareness week. 7:09 a.m.  Jean-...
  • African-themed CPS school has highest first week attendance

    African-themed CPS school has highest first week attendance
    Students at Woodlawn Community Elementary School begin the day with African drums, a call-and-response ritual and by reciting one of seven virtues that keeps them focused on learning throughout the day. It’s no wonder then that students at the...
  • Talks on longer school day derail over location

    Talks on longer school day derail over location
    After weeks of bitter fighting over the district’s efforts to introduce a longer school day, Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union appeared ready to sit down and talk today. But then, they found something else to argue about —...
  • Union, CPS still talking about talking about longer school day

    Union, CPS still talking about talking about longer school day
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said her schedule is booked for next week. Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard said he’s willing to clear his. He also said he is willing to meet at union headquarters to bring the CTU to the...
  • Teacher's union president says there's support for strike

    Teacher's union president says there's support for strike
    After nearly four months of negotiations, contract talks between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union are getting acrimonious. Union President Karen Lewis said Thursday that a poll of teachers at 150 schools showed overwhelming...
  • New CPS CEO to be sworn in without final contract

    Chicago Public Schools incoming CEO Jean-Claude Brizard will be sworn in at next week’s board meeting. Although his contract has yet to be finalized, Brizard will take over as schools chief Wednesday. He has been working on a transitional basis...
  • Prostestors seek approval of bill on school closures

    Community activists used today’s meeting at which Jean-Claude Brizard was to be approved to head Chicago Public Schools to advocate on behalf of a school consolidation bill that has been stalled in the state legislature. The bill that would make it...
  • CPS Board approves appointment of Brizard

    CPS Board approves appointment of Brizard
    The outgoing board of Chicago Public Schools approved the appointment of the city’s newest schools chief today at a meeting marked by farewells and hints of what’s to come.   The district’s CEO Jean-Claude Brizard did not attend the...
  • Chicago school board unanimously rejects fact-finder's report

    Chicago school board unanimously rejects fact-finder's report
    The Chicago Board of Education unanimously voted to reject an independent fact-finder's report recommending 35 percent raises for Chicago's teachers over the next four years. Following a brief, 40-minute closed session at Chicago Public Schools...