Monthly Archives: February 2012

CN February 23, 2012

Karen Lewis, the President of the CTU, is our sole guest the week. The CPS Board’s unanimous decision yesterday to close  or “turn around” 17 schools will result in contracts for the Academy of Urban School Leadership, which will be … Continue reading

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CN February 16, 2012

Your humble host begins today’s show with a lament – Shouldn’t an individual who has outstanding tickets with the City of Chicago have the right to refuse to pay,  fully cognizant that he’s vulnerable to booting, towing, car impoundment, etc? … Continue reading

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CN February 9, 2012

It’s a one-on-one conversation with CPS CEO J.C. Brizard this week. We discuss  the CTU, turnaround schools, Mayor Emanuel’s comments in the Juan Williams “documentary” about the Chicago school system, and lots more. Some selected quotes from today’s show are … Continue reading

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CN February 2, 2012

Will Supt. McCarthy’s new command structure on the west and south sides – along with some new personnel and resources, make a dent in the rising murder rate in these heavily impacted communities? Frank Main, Pulitzer-Prize winning Sun-Times reporter, says … Continue reading

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