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Terry Mazany

WATCH: New, Unsold Chicago Homes Discounted For Monthlong Special

Posted 11.15.2011 | Chicago

Homebuyers looking for Chicago property can cash in on a month-long campaign of price reductions and incentives on 81 unsold homes in five new real es...

New Guidelines Encourage Schools To Bring Back Recess

Posted 07.24.2011 | Chicago

As has been said repeatedly in recent weeks and months, Chicago's public schools have the fewest instructional hours per school year of any major dist...

Chicago Schools, Police Increase Measures To Curb Youth Violence

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In the second year of a high school anti-violence initiative, Chicago Public School officials are left wondering one thing: Are these efforts working ...

Civil Rights Advocate Payne Appointed CPS Chief Educator

Mike Klonsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Mike Klonsky

Interim Chicago schools chief executive Terry Mazany has appointed Charles Payne, a University of Chicago sociology professor, to the position of chief education officer.

What to Expect From a New Schools CEO

Lorraine Forte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lorraine Forte

What should a good education include? Interim schools CEO Mazany lays out a vision of high-quality learning that made no mention of high test scores, but does include teaching students to be critical thinkers.

New CPS Chief: Too Much Testing, Not Enough Teaching

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Though he only plans to stay on as head of the Chicago Public Schools for six months, interim CEO Terry Mazany laid out a dramatically different cours...

Terry Mazany Named Interim CPS Chief

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Anticipating the retirement of Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has announced an interim head of the city's school...

Chicago Community Trust Doles Out $500,000 For Local Journalism

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Local journalism in Chicago is getting a big shot in the arm. The Chicago Community Trust on Thursday announced 12 winners of grants totaling $500,00...

Newsrooms Must Die, Long Live Newsrooms!

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

Information has risen to the level of being a most pressing community need in our current democracy. More than ever, a newsroom must be a mission-based place.

Chicago 'Vital Signs' Report Tells Where Life Support is Needed

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

Like a strong, steady heartbeat, the Chicago Community Trust quietly tapped out the city's economic pulse Monday in the form of its very first monthly "Vital Signs" report.