Monthly Archives: December 2013

Dec. 19, 2013

Some questions we kicked around on this week’s Chicago Newsroom with Education expert and consultant Paul Goren an Chicago Reader Senior Writer (and 2014 Studs Terkel Award winner) ┬áSteve Bogira: Could CPS schools be significantly improved if, taking their gross … Continue reading

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CN Dec. 12, 2013

Looks like, with pension legislation having been passed and signed in Springfield, Chicago is next in line for “reform”. But WBEZ’s political reporter Alex Keefe just dug into the history of Chicago’s funds and discovered what he calls “a uniquely … Continue reading

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Dec 5, 2013

  “Is anybody surprised in Illinois when Michael Madigan can put a deal together in less than six hours?” That’s the reaction blogger/activist Fred Klonsky had when he learned that a new pension bill – one that would strip him … Continue reading

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