Schools

Public Schools Chief Out at Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel to replace him with the district's chief education officer

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Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean Claude Brizard  is out, to be replaced permanently by the school system's chief education officer, a spokeswoman for Mayor Rahm Emanuel  said Thursday.

Brizard, who has been the CEO for about 17 months, made a mutual  decision with the mayor that it was best he leave the top school post, mayoral spokeswoman Sarah Hamilton said.