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.
Updated at 10:57 a.m. on 4/15/11There are many annual rituals associated with Chicago Public Schools – like the first-day bell-ringing that welcomes students back. But a bigger event might be the district’s yearly estimate of a budget shortfall.
Chicago's mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said Friday he'll look into opening more single-sex public high schools in the city once he's in City Hall.There are currently four such campuses in Chicago Public Schools.At a question and answer forum with city high school students, Emanuel said he'll direct Chic
With many cities and states across the nation facing serious budget deficits and pension crises, Atlanta stands out as an exception to the rule. Since taking office 13 months ago, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has balanced the city's budget, hired more police officers, restructured city services, a