Indiana Republicans have made two big gains in education policy. On Thursday a majority of the Indiana Senate approved what could become one of the most expansive school voucher programs in the nation.
President Obama and congressional leaders may be trying to cut the federal budget, but they’ve agreed to pour more than a half-billion dollars of new funds into Race to the Top, the president’s signature education program.
Jean-Claude Brizard is just one of many new Chicago Public Schools officials Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel named on Monday. The district now has a permanent Chief Education Officer, after a long period without one.
Updated at: 12:40 pm on 04/19/2011On Monday Mayor-elect Emanuel announced his pick to head Chicago Public Schools. Jean-Claude Brizard comes to Chicago from the Rochester City School District in the state of New York.
Updated 12 p.m. April 19, 2011 Jean-Claude Brizard will be the new CEO of Chicago Public Schools. Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announced the selection this morning of the Rochester schools superintendent.