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Jean-Claude Brizard

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Chicago Magazine names 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans

    Chicago Magazine names 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel tops Chicago Magazine's list of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans. To see more details on each person selected, visit www.chicagomag.com. 1. Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago 2. Patrick Fitzgerald, U.S. attorney, Northern...
  • Protestors gather at Emanuel's home to protest CPS plans

    Protestors gather at Emanuel's home to protest CPS plans
    With two days left before the Chicago Board of Education votes to close or restructure failing schools,  community groups staged a candlelight vigil protesting the dramatic measures and marched to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home on the North Side. The...
  • CPS chief backs federal dollars 'following' students to private schools

    CPS chief backs federal dollars 'following' students to private schools
    Chicago Public Schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard voiced support Monday for public dollars “following” students to private schools. Speaking on a panel at a gathering for the Economic Club of Chicago, Brizard said he supported public dollars...
  • Teacher's union president says there's support for strike

    Teacher's union president says there's support for strike
    After nearly four months of negotiations, contract talks between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union are getting acrimonious. Union President Karen Lewis said Thursday that a poll of teachers at 150 schools showed overwhelming...
  • CTU gears up for 'strike authorization vote' today

    CTU gears up for 'strike authorization vote' today
    The Chicago Teachers Union is preparing on Tuesday for a "strike authorization vote" planned for Wednesday.        CTU President Karen Lewis and other union leaders visited schools across the city to distribute ballots and voting materials. Rank-and-...
  • Teachers union members voting on strike authorization

    Teachers union members voting on strike authorization
    More than 25,000 Chicago teachers union members are eligible to vote Wednesday on whether to authorize a strike. While union members vote today Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard was on the Southeast Side, telling parents the vote is...
  • City schools scaling back summer programs, citing lack of federal cash

    City schools scaling back summer programs, citing lack of federal cash
    With money tight,Chicago Public Schools'summer Safe Haven program will be scaled back and serve fewer students. Last year, the district used $975,000 in federal stimulus funds for Safe Haven, which encompassed 100 churches working with 5,000 students...
  • CPS wants to close 2 grade schools, phase out 2 high schools

    CPS wants to close 2 grade schools, phase out 2 high schools
    Chicago Public Schools is seeking to close two under-performing elementary schools and begin to phase out two struggling high schools next school year, part of a large-scale re-structuring of CPS under Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s leadership team. CPS...
  • Schools chief cancels summer classes at 18 schools

    Schools chief cancels summer classes at 18 schools
    For a second time in two weeks, the summertime heat has led to the cancellation of Chicago Public School summer classes, officials said. CPS chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard has ordered summer school classes cancelled at 18 schools that do not...
  • CPS head: 'Create great schools' for every child

    CPS head: 'Create great schools' for every child
    About 250 people streamed into Soldier Field Saturday for a public education expo that featured dozens of booths representing the steady growth of charter schools in Chicago. Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard used the event to emphasize that...