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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • 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......
  • Brizard failed to sway the rank and file to a longer school day this year

     
    If you’re keeping score at home, which I happen to be, the tally looks to be stuck: Chicago Public Schools –13 Chicago Teachers Union – 470 That’s 13 city public elementary schools where the teachers have voted to extend their........
  • Counter-offer / concession: Schools chief suggests school-time issue compromise truce

     
    From Jean-Claude Brizard, CEO, Chicago Public Schools To: Karen Lewis, president, Chicago Teachers Union September 30, 2011 Dear Karen: As I outlined in my voicemail earlier today, thirteen schools have so far elected to join the Longer School Day...
  • Steps needed to correct deftness deficit at the CTU

     
    Friday's print column is an expanded version of an earlier blog post on this site. Karen Lewis should step down as president of the Chicago Teachers Union. Her latest gaffe — delivering several ill-chosen remarks during a speech in Seattle......
  • Is Supt. McCarthy being frank with us? Quite.

     
    From this year's news archives: June 15 : "Maybe (a roughly 35 percent increase in homicides so far over 2011) is a consequence of (disbanding the Chicago Police Dept. strike force), and I didn't anticipate it," McCarthy said in a......
  • Parent power

     
    UPDATED Story: Under pressure from parents groups opposed to a 7-hour school day, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he is scaling back his proposal to a 7-hour day for public elementary schools next fall....CPS chief Jean-Claude Brizard said the mayor......
  • 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...