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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • Brizard out as CPS chief: 'We agreed it is best'

    Brizard out as CPS chief: 'We agreed it is best'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's hand-picked choice to head the Chicago public schools resigned Thursday, just three weeks after the end of the city's first teachers strike in a quarter century. Jean-Claude Brizard said he and the mayor agreed he should step down...
  • Statement from Jean-Claude Brizard

    In my 26 year career in education, I have had many different roles with one commitment -- the success of students. As an educator, I knew for students to be successful here in Chicago we needed to refocus the District to work on the fundamentals of...
  • Departing Brizard to get full year's salary

    Departing Brizard to get full year's salary
    Departing Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard will get a full year's salary as part of his severance package, district officials said today. The school board gave Brizard a two-year contract at $250,000 a year when it hired him in April 2011....
  • City schools scaling back summer programs, citing lack of federal cash

    City schools scaling back summer programs, citing lack of federal cash
    With money tight,Chicago Public Schools'summer Safe Haven program will be scaled back and serve fewer students. Last year, the district used $975,000 in federal stimulus funds for Safe Haven, which encompassed 100 churches working with 5,000 students...
  • 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...
  • Emanuel has open door for corporate execs, record shows

    Emanuel has open door for corporate execs, record shows
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has opened the door to his City Hall office for a steady stream of investment bankers, venture capitalists and international consultants in his intense search for private solutions to some of Chicago's biggest public problems. From...
  • Our kind of guy to lead Chicago schools

     
    Hey worrywarts, relax! Though Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has picked an outsider to run the Chicago Public Schools, the trail of news clippings following him here suggests he'll fit right in. Can Rochester, N.Y., superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard (left) pad...
  • Webliography: J.C. Brizard

     
    UPDATED FRIDAY An archive of stories/analysis about Jean-Claude Brizard, Chicago mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's choice to run the Chicago Public Schools. To those who are concerned that this set of links is too skewed toward negative and hostile coverage of...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW). Guest host Eddie Arruza with Craig Dellimore (WBBM Newsradio 780), Linda...
  • An enthusiastic reception for schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard

     
    This optimistic greeting to Jean-Claude Brizard, named earlier this week to head the Chicago Public Schools, is from the front page of the Rochester Teacher, a union newsletter, in December, 2007. It is by Adam Urbanski, long-time head of the......
  • Both sides now: Doing as Team Emanuel says, not as it does

     
    Friday's print column -- for an archive of news coverage on Brizard, visit Webliography: J.C. Brizard Team Rahm Emanuel was not happy with my Wednesday column, the one in which I gave voice to the critics of the mayor-elect's choice......