Chicago Sun-Times education reporter Nader Issa: CPS leaders have grown tired, are ready to move on

John Williams

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2021 file photo, Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice K. Jackson, right, speaks during a news conference as Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot listens. The leader of Chicago Public Schools is leaving the post later this year saying it was time for “the next chapter.” Jackson, took the job in 2018 after serving in the position temporarily. She said Monday, May 3, 2021 that she will not renew her contract when it expires June 30. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar, Pool File)

Chicago Sun-Times education reporter Nader Issa joins John Williams to explain some of the reasons why Chicago Public Schools CEO Dr. Janice Jackson won’t renew her contract as CEO after four years. Those include the multiple teacher strikes, the pandemic, and differing comfort levels of CPS families.

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