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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • Teachers picket board meeting over denial of raises

    Teachers picket board meeting over denial of raises
    On a day teachers picketed over being deprived of their contracted raises, theChicago Public Schools Board today approved contracts for the city’s top two school administrators paying more than previously for the positions. The new schools chief...
  • Brizard likes idea of teachers visiting students' homes

    New Chicago schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard expressed support today for the idea of teachers and staff visiting students at home, even in some of the city’s toughest neighborhoods. At an event Thursday held by United Neighborhood Organization,...
  • 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...
  • CPS principals, staff also to lose pay hikes

    Chicago Public Schools principals, assistant principals and central office staff will be giving up scheduled pay raises this year, just as teachers have. In a letter Thursday, schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard said the district would be getting rid of...
  • CPS prepares 'grassroots' back-to-school efforts

    Chicago schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard announced today the district's back-to-school efforts, which will involve other city agencies, social media and old-fashioned door-to-door campaigning. District officials are calling the effort a grassroots...
  • Charter schools press CPS for more money

    Charter school advocates are asking Chicago Public Schools to give more money to charter schools in the upcoming school year. With the district cutting per-pupil allocation by 4 percent last year and deciding to keep it flat this coming year, charter...
  • Saturday, August 13, 2011

    5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion and Max   6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with Lou Manfredini 7:10a: Tired of chopping up those onions in tiny pieces by hand? Or hauling out the blender just to make one smoothie? Tomorrow morning Lou's going to tell you...
  • Trib Nation education essay contest

    Trib Nation education essay contest
    What makes a public schools education succeed or fail? What would you ask the heads of the Chicago Public Schools or Chicago Teachers Union? We'd like to invite you to join us for a discussion about the future of public education in Chicago. Chicago...
  • Many CPS students head back to school today

    Many CPS students head back to school today
    Many Chicago Public Schools students are heading back to school. Classes start Monday for so-called E-Track students, or those who are on a year round schedule. They have same number of days of school as students on a regular schedule, but their...
  • Schools, union chiefs meet, talk longer school day, school year

    Schools, union chiefs meet, talk longer school day, school year
    Chicago Public Schools’ chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard and Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis met Tuesday, and one of the topics on the table was a longer school day. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is continuing to push for lengthening...
  • Chicago schools, preventing violence, and the arts on Chicago Live! this week (Plus a code for discount tickets)

    Chicago schools, preventing violence, and the arts on Chicago Live! this week (Plus a code for discount tickets)
    This week’s Chicago Live! lineup has shaped into a timely gathering of people and organizations working to better Chicago. The just-released film “The Interrupters” is drawing international attention to Chicago’s innovative...
  • 'We're not serving all kids' -- Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard on Chicago Live!

    'We're not serving all kids' -- Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard on Chicago Live!