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CN Feb 22 2018

Three great friends, who haven’t been on the show for a while, visit to kick around the week’s news. The students of Douglas High School in Florida have captured our attention, especially after last night’s CNN Town Hall. There’s also … Continue reading

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CN May 15, 2014

  Blaine Elementary’s principal Troy LaVierre made a grand entrance onto the education/political scene in Chicago this past weekend with his letter to the editor at the Sun-Times in which he gave voice to the frustration so many CPS principals … Continue reading

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CN April 3, 2014

  Remember when something called “the Internet” began ripping the newspaper business model to shreds? Well, there’s reason to believe that mobile platforms, and their associated smart-devices, are about to give broadcast radio its turn in the buzz saw. In-dash … Continue reading

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CN May 30, 2013

Guest host Charlie Meyerson is joined by Ted Cox of DNAInfo/Chicago, Tribune editorial cartoonist Scott Stantis and WLUP-FM’s Rob Hart. They discuss the news of the week, including Mayor Emanuel’s political aspirations, sports stadium financing, the Rolling Stones and a … Continue reading

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CN May 23, 2013

Well, It’s essentially over. CPS voted yesterday to close 49 elementary schools, to co-locate 11 others, and perform “turnarounds” at five additional schools. Three of Chicago’s most distinguished education reporters, who were present at the marathon meeting, filed their stories … Continue reading

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CN November 1, 2012

It’s our pre-election program, but there are very few races on the Chicago ballot this time. Charlie Meyerson (independent journalist and blogger, Northwestern University) and Curtis Black (Newstips.org) talk about the upcoming ¬†referenda covering public-employee pensions and the push for … Continue reading

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CN August 2, 2012

How, we ask Catalyst Chicago’s Sarah Karp, will this compromise between the CPS and the CTU work? How will adding, on average, one teacher to each school reach the goal of a longer school day yet not require elementary teachers … Continue reading

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CN April 19, 2012

Well, were you driving at 36 mph any time today in Chicago? It’s official – Rahm Emanuel’s gonna be watching you, and he’s about ready to ding you $35 bucks for the privilege. In the name of protecting children, the … Continue reading

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CN July 7, 2011

A mid-summer slower week in the news. ¬†Who knew that some union city workers get paid time-and-a-half for “prepping their vehicles” before beginning the day’s work? Mayor Emanuel says quit those and other expensive practices and maybe we can eliminate … Continue reading

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CN November 18, 2010

Despite the host’s proposal to devote the entire half-hour to a discussion of Apple’s world-stopping acquisition of the rights to Beatles’ downloads, the guests insisted on talking about other things. Those included Terry Mazany’s appointment Ron Huberman’s emporary replacement at … Continue reading

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