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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • The CPS contingency plan

    The CPS contingency plan
    Here are some frequently asked questions about the CPS contingency plan. The answers were compiled from CPS and chief Jean-Claude Brizard's comments during a teleconference with parents last week. Q: How will the CPS sites in the district's Children...
  • Teachers strike talks end for the night, to resume Sunday

    Teachers strike talks end for the night, to resume Sunday
    After about nine hours of talks Saturday, negotiators for both Chicago Public Schools and the teachers union took a break and planned to resume on Sunday -- one day before a potential strike Monday. School Board President David Vitale said after talks...
  • 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...
  • Emanuel withholds most records detailing push for speed cameras

    Emanuel withholds most records detailing push for speed cameras
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has refused for months to release public records that could shed light on his controversial speed camera plan while he persuaded state lawmakers and Gov. Pat Quinn to turn it into law. Now that the mayor has released a small number...
  • CPS' school day not that much shorter than those in some suburban districts

    CPS' school day not that much shorter than those in some suburban districts
    The tongue-lashings Chicago Public Schools has endured in the last several weeks over its short school day — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan called it a "disgrace" — have overshadowed the fact that that many suburban students aren't...
  • Jean-Claude Brizard, Chicago's new schools chief, doesn't back down from a challenge

    Jean-Claude Brizard, Chicago's new schools chief, doesn't back down from a challenge
    Described as passionate and stubborn, charismatic and calculating, Jean-Claude Brizard is the new face of reform for Chicago's distressed public school system. Shaped by his humble roots in Haiti and forged in battles with school boards, parents and...
  • Superintendent merry-go-round yields fat severances

    Superintendent merry-go-round yields fat severances
    Stanley Fields resigned after just a year as superintendent of a suburban Cook County school district where he was put on leave, faced with firing and ultimately required to apologize to the community. Still, he walked away with a $100,000 severance...
  • Emanuel to retain some City Colleges leaders

    Emanuel to retain some City Colleges leaders
    Rahm Emanuel is keeping some of outgoing Mayor Richard Daley's leadership team at the City Colleges of Chicago so it can see through a plan to "reinvent" the system. The mayor-elect announced Monday that Cheryl Hyman will stay on as chancellor and Martin...
  • New CPS leader discusses goals, challenges

    New CPS leader discusses goals, challenges
    Jean-Claude Brizard won't officially assume control of Chicago Public Schools for several weeks, but already he's immersing himself in the complex challenges pervading the nation's third-largest school district. Brizard is living up to his reputation...
  • New CEO, Chicago Teachers Union president meet

    Incoming schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard had his first meeting with Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis Monday, and here's the good news--neither was wearing boxing gloves. In his current job heading Rochester, N.Y., public schools, Brizard's...
  • CPS chief starts off with classroom visits

    Jean-Claude Brizard kicked off his first day as CEO of Chicago Public Schools with a return to the classroom. He stepped into Guggenheim Elementary School in Englewood and Juarez High School in Pilsen on Thursday to talk to teachers, principals,...
  • 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...