The Chicago Public Education Fund welcomes new CPS leadership team, anticipates strong partnership in bolstering school talent and innovation

Everyone talks about finding a Superman to save urban school systems. But Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel knows that it will take much more. He needs a dream team of talent focused…


Reaction rolling in on new CPS CEO Brizard

City education reform groups are praising Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel’s selection today of Jean-Claude Brizard as the new Chicago Public Schools CEO while community groups are raising concerns. Phyllis Lockett, who…


New schools CEO, education team: analysis

In CPS Administration In announcing his new education team, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel emphasized that his choice for chief executive officer, Jean-Claude Brizard, started out as a math teacher and worked…