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  • 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......
  • Fresh start

     
    The Tribune editorial today on Jean-Claude Brizard, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's controversial choice to run the city schools, bore the headline “Give him a chance.” And it drew a swift, crisp response from Brizard's loudest critic and biggest...
  • Brisard / Brizard

     
    An intriguing paragraph in this morning's profile of Jean-Claude Brizard, 47, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's choice to run the Chicago Public Schools: "Our parents instilled hard work in us. Education was the key," said Brizard's brother Jeff Brisard, an...
  • More salaries online

     
    A commenter noted that the public school teacher / administrator salary database is a nice companion to Chicago's nifty new salary database of all current city employees. I'm a city resident, and I'm more than OK with the recently announced......
  • 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) Host Joel Weisman with Charles Thomas, ABC-7 News; Lorraine Forte,....
  • Confused teachers' union steamrollered by City Hall

     
    In any big wrangle about school reform, teachers unions start at a disadvantage: They don't speak for the children. Those promoting change — be they parents, administrators, politicians or outsiders with grand theories — can presume (or...
  • Message to Chicago teachers from the boss

     
    This afternoon, Jean-Claude Brizard Chief Executive Officer of teh Chicago Public Schools, sent out this letter: Dear Teachers and School Staff: As you know, providing every Chicago Public School student with a longer school day that includes 90 minutes...
  • A tale of two schools -- One South Side elementary thrives while a similar school nearby struggles

     
    Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard wanted to add what he called a “wrinkle” to the conversation about public education. “I was at a school a few days ago, late last week, on the far, far South Side of the......