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.
Every month WBEZ education reporter Linda Lutton joins Eight Forty-Eight for Cheat Sheet - the unofficial, irreverent guide to Chicago’s Board of Education meetings.Parents and teachers sounded off on the district’s newest list of school closings.
Chicago Public Schools looking at some potential changes. Interim CEO Terry Mazany says the district has more schools than it needs to serve its students. Earlier in March on Eight Forty-Eight Mazany said that over the next two years CPS might close between 10 and 30 schools.
If you were given six months to improve Chicago’s public schools, what would you do? That’s the big question facing the interim leader of Chicago Public Schools Terry Mazany. Mazany stepped in when former CEO Ron Huberman resigned last November.