Rochester City School District

Brizard Speaks with Reporters Wednesday

Outgoing Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard is scheduled to speak about his resignation at a press conference Wednesday morning.

RCSD Superintendent Brizard Named Chicago Schools Chief

Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard will take over the nation's third-largest school system.

Brizard Unveils Budget with Hundreds of Job Cuts

Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard presented his $678 million budget Tuesday night calling for 900 job cuts to bridge an $80 million budget gap.

New RCSD Budget Process This Year

At the end of the month, Rochester City School District officials are releasing a budget proposal. That happens every March, but the process is far from "business-as-usual" this time around.

RCSD Releases Human Capital Report

Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard released a report from an education consultant that is critical of district practices and teacher performance appraisal.

Urbanski Says RTA Working on its Own Reform Plans

WXXI's Bob Smith interviewed Rochester Teachers Association President Adam Urbanski on reform and his union's plans for city schools.

Brizard Responds to State Data on "College Readiness"

Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard reacted in an article in the New York Times that first reported the new data from state education officials.

RCSD Superintendent Brizard on WXXI-TV

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard on this week's Need to Know Rochester.

Public Online Chat with RCSD Superintendent Brizard

Read the transcript of WXXI's live online chat with Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard Thursday night immediately following his State of Our Schools speech.

The Comeback of East High School

In the final part of our series Transforming Rochester Schools, a look inside efforts to turn around the district's largest school: East High School.