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New Schools for Chicago

Are Charter Schools the Answer to - or One Reason for - Chicago's Violence?

Julie Woestehoff | Posted 09.16.2012 | Chicago
Julie Woestehoff

Even the national media has taken notice of the disastrous upsurge in Chicago youth violence. But charter schools may not be the answer. They don't equate with quality, and some communities believe they actually increase violence.

Charter School CEO Slams 'Unfortunate' Chicago Public Schools

Posted 02.02.2012 | Chicago

The Chicago Teacher's Union is demanding an apology from the CEO of New Schools for Chicago over comments she made at a recruitment event disparaging ...

Will Guzzardi

Brizard Officially Begins Top Job, With Pay Raise

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 07.26.2011 | Chicago

Jean-Claude Brizard began his first official day of work as the Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Public Schools on Thursday, after winning appoi...