Tag Archives: David Schaper

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 April 9, 2015

  Rahm Emanuel had a ground game after all.  At least for the runoff. He saw how it worked out for him in the February general election, not having one, and he apparently didn’t like what he saw. In fact, now … 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 Oct. 3, 2013

The federal government (partial) shut-down continues, but it seems accurate to point out that there are relatively few obvious manifestations here in Chicago.  But as NPR’s David Schaper tells us, it’ll happen soon. “OK, there’s not a meat inspection this … Continue reading

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CN February 14, 2013

Chicago’s gun violence is slow-motion mass killing. Today’s the 5th anniversary of the horrific slaughter at Northern Illinois University. Five people died and 21 were hurt. In 2012 at Harper High School 21 students were wounded and eight others were … Continue reading

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CN September 6, 2012

We’re days away from a possible teachers’ strike in Chicago, but Kate Grossman, Deputy Editor of the Sun-Times Editorial page, remains optimistic that a strike will be averted at the last minute. “A fair contract is still doable without a … Continue reading

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CN June 21, 2012

“The 800 – pound banker in the room,” says blogger and former teacher Fred Klonsky, referring to the Illinois pension crisis, “is revenue. It’s the one the legislature won’t address, the media won’t address… They can keep trying to cut … Continue reading

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