Under a freshly inked contract, Chicago's new schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard will be expected to significantly boost graduation rates, increase test scores, and get more kindergartners and preschoolers to enroll in school. It's the first time a Chicago's schools CEO has been given a performanc
Updated at: 1:01 pm on 6/20/2011Members of the Chicago Board of Education are considering a longer school day for the 2011-2012 school year. That would be a big move, especially for schools without full-day kindergarten programs.
Chicago’s new Board of Education will convene for the first time Wednesday to address a hot topic: whether the district can afford $100 million in raises scheduled for unionized employees.Less than four years ago, it was Chicago Public Schools that pushed the Chicago Teachers Union for an agreement