RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Jean-Claude Brizard

A collection of news and information related to Jean-Claude Brizard published by this site and its partners.

Top Jean-Claude Brizard Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Message to Chicago teachers from the boss

     
    This afternoon, Jean-Claude Brizard Chief Executive Officer of teh Chicago Public Schools, sent out this letter: Dear Teachers and School Staff: As you know, providing every Chicago Public School student with a longer school day that includes 90 minutes...
  • A tale of two schools -- One South Side elementary thrives while a similar school nearby struggles

     
    Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard wanted to add what he called a “wrinkle” to the conversation about public education. “I was at a school a few days ago, late last week, on the far, far South Side of the......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Schools CEO works toward parent contract

    As he tries to deliver on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s campaign promise of a parent contract, the new chief executive of Chicago Public Schools is meeting with parents to figure out what such an agreement should contain. CPS’ new schools chief Jean-...
  • CPS to cut $75M out of central office

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CPS chief Jean-Claude Brizard today announced $75 million in budget cuts at the district's central office. The new schools administration says it is trying to spare classrooms from cuts as it tries to close a $720 million budget...