Posts tagged "CPS CEO"

Berkowitz w/ former Gov. Candidate Gidwitz on why State Government was slow to resolve the budget impasse and much, much more, Cable/Web

Berkowitz: How have we made the cost of hiring employees so expensive? Ron Gidwitz: Regulation. The tax burden…  And, In this state…  a whole list of things that are required by Chicago, Cook  County and state government that make it much more difficult to conduct manufacturing operations here than, say, even a location as close... Read more »

CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett answers questions from the media on school closings and CPS performance.

You would think that parents would be rioting in the streets if after 17 years of Chicago Public School reform, only 25% of the CPS 4th Grade kids were reading at grade level. But, according to the Mainstream reporters present at the City Club of Chicago yesterday, Mayor Emanuel and CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett, the... Read more »