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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • 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......
  • 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 Ch. 11) Guest host Eddie Arruza with Mary Ann Ahern, NBC-5 News;......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Whassamatter? Rahm got your tongue?

     
    The passage below from today's story, Cleveland's charter school growth a cautionary tale for Chicago, is reminiscent of how Jean-Claude Brizard was told to stand mute during the news conference that announced his ill-fated appointment as Chicago...
  • New CPS chief defends record in Rochester: 'I am a reformer'

    New CPS chief defends record in Rochester: 'I am a reformer'
    Chicago Public Schools’ new chief executive appointee Jean-Claude Brizard, holding a lengthy press conference today at his former school district in Rochester, N.Y., called himself a “reformer” whose three years heading the district...
  • Emanuel ready to do it his way

    Emanuel ready to do it his way
    Before mayor-in-waiting Rahm Emanuel unveiled his education leadership team, his advance scouts laid out markers in blue tape on the floor of a high school library to choreograph precisely where everybody should stand. Emanuel spoke for 12 minutes, six...
  • 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...