Jackson will need the patience of a saint to deal with the black community’s distrust of the Chicago Public School system leadership.
“Forrest made a decision and I don’t think there is much more to add,” Emanuel said about the resignation of CPS CEO Forrest Claypool.
Ronald Marmer resigned as Chicago Public Schools’ top lawyer a week after a report cited him for an ethical breach that also cost CPS CEO his job.
Asked if Janice Jackson would lose the “interim” CEO title at CPS, Emanuel never answered directly. But his glowing remarks left little doubt.
Northern Illinois University is freezing tuition, lower fees for the 2018-2019 school year. Tuition has been the same since 2015-2016.
Study finds America’s private university presidents saw pay go up 9 percent in 2015; topping list was Wake Forest’s prez. U. of C. chief also on list.
For the first time since former Mayor Richard M. Daley took control in 1995, CPS has an alumna with CPS classroom experience as leader.
The beginning of the end for Forrest Claypool came nearly two years ago. What the Chicago schools CEO did that cost him his $250,000 job.
Forrest Claypool resigned amid scandal Friday as chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools. Janice Jackson will replace him.
Here’s a look at what led to CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler’s review of CEO Forrest Claypool and how it has played out.
If Emanuel fires Claypool, he’ll be turning his back on a friend of nearly 40 years whose tenure includes impressive results in academics and funding.
In a 13-page memo to the Chicago Board of Education, CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler recommended the board fire CPS CEO Forrest Claypool.
Emanuel said there are “two sides to every story” and Claypool “deserves the right to be heard” in response to the inspector general’s report.
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CPS inspector general urges Board of Ed to fire CEO Forrest Claypool for lying in ethics probe; Rahm Emanuel warns against “making snap judgments.”