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October 11, 2012
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2012 file photo, Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard delivers a presentation at a Chicago Board of Education meeting in Chicago. On Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, Brizard stepped down from the post by mutual agreement after a little more than a year in the post. The move comes about three weeks after CPS and the Chicago Teachers Union resolved the first teachers strike in the city in a quarter century.

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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2011 file photo, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, and Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard greet students as they arrive at Carl Schurz High School in Chicago. On Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, Brizard stepped down from the post by mutual agreement after a little more than a year in the post. The move comes about three weeks after CPS and the Chicago Teachers Union resolved the first teachers strike in the city in a quarter century. Emanuel named Brizard to the post 17 months ago.