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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • 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...
  • 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,....