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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • 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 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...
  • CPS Board approves appointment of Brizard

    CPS Board approves appointment of Brizard
    The outgoing board of Chicago Public Schools approved the appointment of the city’s newest schools chief today at a meeting marked by farewells and hints of what’s to come.   The district’s CEO Jean-Claude Brizard did not attend the...
  • 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...
  • New CPS chief will be paid $250,000 a year

    New Chicago schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard says his salary will remain at $250,000 as approved by the outgoing school board as a temporary measure last month. That salary was part of a short-term contract to run through June 30. The incoming board has...
  • Union: CPS chief should release contract details

    The Chicago Teachers Union today called on new schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard to release the full terms of his contract. On Tuesday, Brizard told reporters that his salary was set at $250,000 in the final contract. The school board had agreed to pay...
  • New schools chief: I wouldn't take bonus this year

    New schools chief: I wouldn't take bonus this year
    New Chicago Public Schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard has yet to release the details of his contract, but he’s saying that even though the contract includes performance-based bonuses he won’t be taking any this year. At a taping of WBBM...