Principals aren't going to get a raise this year, according to a letter Brizard sent out last week. Plus other news (and 50+ comments over the weekend).
No raises for CPS principals, central office staff: Chicago Public Schools principals, assistant principals and central office staff will be giving up raises this year, just as teachers and members of other unions have.
No Raises for CPS Administrators, Staff: Chicago Public School administrators and staff will share in the budget pain with teachers. Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard sent a letter Thursday that said there will be no pay raises this year.
In school visits, Brizard studies CPS strengths, weaknesses: Chicago’s new schools chief has been getting to know the school system he’s in charge of. He’s visited 14 schools in his seven weeks on the job.
Whittier parents ending second sit-in: Activists at Whittier Elementary School said Friday they're ending their latest 25-day sit-in and would like to resume negotiations with Chicago Public Schools.
Parents Demand Change for Wendell Smith: Wendell Smith Elementary School was born out of an uprising of community demand, and nearly 40 years later that community is demanding that it change - or close.