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Barbara Byrd-Bennett still remembers how often her daughter, Nailah, quoted coaches of every sport growing up in New York. Nowadays, Byrd-Bennett frequently hears similar reverence repeated from her twin grandsons, who just started playing football....
Billionaire Chicago businesswoman Penny Pritzker resigned from the Chicago Board of Education on Thursday. A spokeswoman for Pritzker declined to provide a reason for the resignation. Pritzker is being vetted as a potential candidate for U.S. Commerce...
Before there was a looming teachers strike and before the mayor had to go through Friday's charade of giving Chicago Public Schools frontman Jean-Claude Brizard a vote of confidence, the schoolmaster was engaging in social networking. Brizard got himself...
Change of SubjectHe plays politics like the Hanson Brothers played hockey... Rich Miller on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel The context here is the anti-union group Education Reform Now's reported $1 million TV ad buy in which Emanuel is seen doing a bit......
Change of SubjectThe passage below from today's story, Cleveland's charter school growth a cautionary tale for Chicago, is reminiscent of how Jean-Claude Brizard was told to stand mute during the news conference that announced his ill-fated appointment as Chicago...
Change of SubjectA roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by teachers Kimberly Walls (Fulton Elementary School), David...
Change of SubjectMy first thought: The recent agreement between Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union to add 477 elementary teachers to the payroll and therefore staff the new, longer school day without appreciably increasing the workload for existing...
Change of SubjectFrom 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......
Change of SubjectUPDATED Story: Under pressure from parents groups opposed to a 7½-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......
Change of SubjectHey 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...
Change of SubjectThis 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......
Change of SubjectFriday'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......
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