Brizard Out As CPS Boss By 'Mutual Agreement'More than three weeks after the Chicago teachers’ strike ended, Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard is out by “mutual agreement,” after less than 18 months heading the city’s school system.
CPS Boss Brizard Denies Rumors He Has ResignedFor the first time since the teachers' strike began, Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard spoke out this afternoon, first denying a widespread rumor that he had resigned.
Striking Teachers Rally At 3 Public SchoolsStriking teachers showed up by the thousands on Wednesday, for a trio of rallies at three Chicago Public Schools buildings.
Brizard: Teacher Contract Talks 'Close To One-Yard Line'The Chicago schools CEO said talks have been tense, but both sides are making progress.
First Day Of School Arrives, But Teachers' Strike Could Start Next WeekA new year began Tuesday for Chicago Public Schools students, but it could be interrupted after just four days if a possible teachers' strike goes ahead.
IHSA Reviewing CPS Request To Allow Sports During Teachers StrikeTypically, a member school must suspend interscholastic activities if it does not have at least 51 percent of its students in attendance, according to IHSA policy.
Emanuel Denies Report That He's Unhappy With School Chief BrizardMayor Rahm Emanuel says a teachers strike can be avoided, and he's denying a published report that a strike would shorten the tenure of his schools CEO.
Brizard Denies His Job On Line If Teachers StrikeChicago’s school chief today denied reports that his job is on the line if talks with the teachers union break down.