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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • CPS head: 'Create great schools' for every child

    CPS head: 'Create great schools' for every child
    About 250 people streamed into Soldier Field Saturday for a public education expo that featured dozens of booths representing the steady growth of charter schools in Chicago. Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard used the event to emphasize that...
  • Protestors gather at Emanuel's home to protest CPS plans

    Protestors gather at Emanuel's home to protest CPS plans
    With two days left before the Chicago Board of Education votes to close or restructure failing schools,  community groups staged a candlelight vigil protesting the dramatic measures and marched to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home on the North Side. The...
  • CPS chief backs federal dollars 'following' students to private schools

    CPS chief backs federal dollars 'following' students to private schools
    Chicago Public Schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard voiced support Monday for public dollars “following” students to private schools. Speaking on a panel at a gathering for the Economic Club of Chicago, Brizard said he supported public dollars...
  • 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...
  • New school year brings longer school day for CPS

    New school year brings longer school day for CPS
    Chicago Public Schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard joined local elected officials and personalities from a hip-hop radio station in welcoming back students this morning at the high-performing Lindblom Math and Science Academy in the city's Englewood...
  • Chicago Teachers Union files 10-day strike notice

    Chicago Teachers Union files 10-day strike notice
    The Chicago Teachers Union filed a 10-day strike notice on Wednesday in an attempt to put additional pressure on Chicago Public Schools negotiators in ongoing contract talks. At a packed news conference Wednesday, CTU president Karen Lewis accused CPS...
  • Emanuel gives Brizard a vote of confidence

    Emanuel gives Brizard a vote of confidence
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today publicly backed Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard, saying he's doing "a great job." The mayor's comments came after the Tribune reported that a high-ranking education source said education and business leaders have...
  • CPS chief tells teachers, 'We need to finish this'

    CPS chief tells teachers, 'We need to finish this'
    Speaking to reporters before he rang the bell at Clemente High School this morning, CPS chief Jean-Claude Brizard said school officials are making "steady progress" in contract talks with teachers as a strike deadline looms. But he quickly added, "At the...
  • Teachers union: 'Intense' negotiations resume Saturday

    Teachers union: 'Intense' negotiations resume Saturday
    Contract talks between Chicago Public Schools and the teachers union are over for the day and set to resume at noon Saturday. Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis appeared grim as she said negotiations were unproductive today. She said union...