Tag Archives: Charlie Meyerson

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 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 ┬áreferenda 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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