Report: Groupon CEO Says Company Is Still Growing ImpressivelyThe chief executive officer of Chicago-based Groupon is defending his company and his leadership.
Brizard: Many Parents Pleased With Longer School DayAs he prepared to welcome students back to classes on Wednesday, Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard said many parents had told him they were pleased with the longer school day.
Brizard To Call Parents Personally To Remind Them Of First Day Of SchoolIf you’re the parent of a Chicago Public Schools student, you might just get a personal call from executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard.
Brizard Remains Confident That Contract Will Be Settled With TeachersThe Chicago Public Schools and their teachers are back to square one in their efforts to agree to a contract and avert a strike, but schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard remains optimistic.
McDonald's CEO Skinner Set To RetireThe chief executive officer of Oak Brook-based McDonald’s Corp. has decided to retire later this year.
Vallas: Study Vindicates Rigorous International Baccalaureate ProgramFormer Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Paul Vallas says new research from the University of Chicago vindicates a program he instituted that had many doubters.
Vallas On Blagojevich: 'Illinois Has Deserved Better'The man who almost kept Rod Blagojevich out of the governor's mansion a decade ago now says it's sad to see what the now-imprisoned governor did to the state.
Big Compensation Hike For ComEd Parent Company CEOThe parent company of ComEd handed out some big pay raises for last year, after changing the way it rates executive performance.
Brizard: 'Lousy' Principals Must Be ReplacedThe head of the Chicago Public Schools says officials will replace a substantial number of principals, in an effort to help address the problem of poor performance in the most impoverished areas of the city.
First Day Of School Arrives; Longer School Day Debate Rages OnThe first day of school arrived Tuesday for students at Chicago Public Schools, in the midst of a battle between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Teachers Union over longer school days.
Brizard: Teachers Care More About Education Than Labor DisputesStudents return to the Chicago Public Schools Tuesday, and chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says he believes teachers will put aside their labor complaints when it comes time to get to the front of the classroom.
Brizard: No More Barring Teachers Over Personality Test ScoresA personality test given to prospective Chicago Public School teachers is no longer a do-or-die proposition.
Brizard Wants Teachers To Make House Calls For StudentsChicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says some likes the idea of teachers house calls, as one group of charter schools has suggested.
CHA Chief Resigns Amid Credit Card ControversyChicago Housing Authority chief executive officer Lewis Jordan has submitted his resignation, in the wake of questions about his use of a government credit card.
Brizard Says He Won't Accept Bonus For Improved Test ScoresChicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says that if he is offered a salary bonus for raising students’ test scores, he won't accept it.