Jim Hendry was fired from his post as Chicago Cubs general manager on Friday. His long tenure with the franchise was marked by some rather long-term contracts--some stand to affect the club for years to come. Of course the Cubs don’t have a lock on bad contracts.
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
From the indispensable "You’ve Cott Mail", a digest of arts news from throughout the English-speaking world, comes this sample of conventional wisdom about the source of arts’ groups funding troubles: a posting at ArtsMarketOn arguing that orchestra and theater bankruptcies prove that artists are ju