Jean-Claude Brizard

Performance Incentives Announced for Chicago Principals

On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials announced the formation of the Chicago Leadership Collaborative (CLC), a principal training and support program designed to ensure that every school has a highly effective leader who can drive the change needed to improve student achievement and graduate every student college and career ready. […]

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Mayor Emanuel, CPS CEO Brizard Tout Benefits of Longer School Day

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard joined United Neighborhood Organization CEO Juan Rangel at Marquez School on Thursday to meet with parents, teachers and students to discuss the positive impact of a longer school day with additional instructional time. “We need to provide our children with the quality education they deserve,” […]

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Jean Claude-Brizard named new CPS CEO

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel named Jean-Claude Brizard the CEO of Chicago Public Schools this morning. Brizard resigned as the superintendent of the Rochester, N.Y. schools this afternoon after nearly three years there. Before coming to Rochester, Brizard worked in the New York City public school system for 21 years, moving from a junior high science teacher […]

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