A major player in Chicago school reform was expressing serious concerns about the uncertainty swirling around the Chicago Public Schools, as chief executive officer Barbara Byrd-Bennett faces a federal probe into a controversial no-bid contract.
It didn’t take long for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer J.C. Brizard to warn of some serious financial problems in the school system.
Facing a $700 million budget shortfall next school year, Chicago Public Schools officials have proposed closing eight underused schools by consolidating them into six others.
he Chicago Teachers Union says it welcomes Terr Mazany, even though he does not want the CPS job permanently.
Chicago Community Trust chief executive officer Terry Mazany has been named the new chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools.