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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • Schools chief cancels summer classes at 18 schools

    Schools chief cancels summer classes at 18 schools
    For a second time in two weeks, the summertime heat has led to the cancellation of Chicago Public School summer classes, officials said. CPS chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard has ordered summer school classes cancelled at 18 schools that do not...
  • Report: CPS fraud, employee misconduct includes $1.13 million in improper benefits

    Report: CPS fraud, employee misconduct includes $1.13 million in improper benefits
    In the year leading up to the overhaul of Chicago Public Schools leadership, the school district was beset by troubling instances of fraud and employee misconduct, including $1.13 million in improper benefits paid to retired teachers, systemic abuse of...
  • CPS prepares 'grassroots' back-to-school efforts

    Chicago schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard announced today the district's back-to-school efforts, which will involve other city agencies, social media and old-fashioned door-to-door campaigning. District officials are calling the effort a grassroots...
  • Charter schools press CPS for more money

    Charter school advocates are asking Chicago Public Schools to give more money to charter schools in the upcoming school year. With the district cutting per-pupil allocation by 4 percent last year and deciding to keep it flat this coming year, charter...
  • Saturday, August 13, 2011

    5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion and Max   6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with Lou Manfredini 7:10a: Tired of chopping up those onions in tiny pieces by hand? Or hauling out the blender just to make one smoothie? Tomorrow morning Lou's going to tell you...
  • Trib Nation education essay contest

    Trib Nation education essay contest
    What makes a public schools education succeed or fail? What would you ask the heads of the Chicago Public Schools or Chicago Teachers Union? We'd like to invite you to join us for a discussion about the future of public education in Chicago. Chicago...
  • Many CPS students head back to school today

    Many CPS students head back to school today
    Many Chicago Public Schools students are heading back to school. Classes start Monday for so-called E-Track students, or those who are on a year round schedule. They have same number of days of school as students on a regular schedule, but their...
  • Schools, union chiefs meet, talk longer school day, school year

    Schools, union chiefs meet, talk longer school day, school year
    Chicago Public Schools’ chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard and Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis met Tuesday, and one of the topics on the table was a longer school day. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is continuing to push for lengthening...
  • Chicago schools, preventing violence, and the arts on Chicago Live! this week (Plus a code for discount tickets)

    Chicago schools, preventing violence, and the arts on Chicago Live! this week (Plus a code for discount tickets)
    This week’s Chicago Live! lineup has shaped into a timely gathering of people and organizations working to better Chicago. The just-released film “The Interrupters” is drawing international attention to Chicago’s innovative...
  • 'We're not serving all kids' -- Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard on Chicago Live!

    'We're not serving all kids' -- Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard on Chicago Live!
  • Emanuel's evaluation program for principals includes $5M bonus pool

    Emanuel's evaluation program for principals includes $5M bonus pool
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today a new, comprehensive way to evaluate Chicago public school principals, including the creation of a $5 million pool of money from charitable organizations to boost the pay of the city's best-performing principals. What...