WBEZ | Democrat and Chronicle http://www.wbez.org/tags/democrat-and-chronicle Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en A closer look at Jean-Claude Brizard's tenure in Rochester, NY http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-19/closer-look-jean-claude-brizards-tenure-rochester-ny-85383 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-19/Brizard Rochester.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><em>Updated at: 12:40 pm on 04/19/2011</em></p><p>On Monday Mayor-elect Emanuel announced his pick to head Chicago Public Schools. <a href="http://www.rcsdk12.org/19731052083627623/site/default.asp" target="_blank">Jean-Claude Brizard</a> comes to Chicago from the Rochester City School District in the state of New York.<br> <br> To find out more about Brizard, <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> spoke with Tiffany Lankes, an education reporter in Rochester for the <a href="http://www.democratandchronicle.com/"><em>Democrat and Chronicle</em></a>, and began by discussing Brizard’s approach during his 3-year tenure in Rochester.<br> <br> <em>A correction has been made to this story.<br> <br> An earlier version of this story misstated that Brizard ushered in expanding charter schools in the Rochester school district. The district there does not have power to authorize charters.</em><br> &nbsp;</p></p> Tue, 19 Apr 2011 13:08:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-19/closer-look-jean-claude-brizards-tenure-rochester-ny-85383