Tag Archives: Linda Lutton

CN Oct. 22, 2015

  In 1995, the Chicago Public Schools were in crisis. In 1975, the Chicago Public Schools were in crisis. Also in 2005, and probably in 1955 and 1935. So it’s useful to sit down with a journalist who’s been covering the … Continue reading

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CN Feb. 19, 2015

The question on the table just a few days before the mayoral election is: are kids in our public schools today better off than they would have been five or ten years ago as a result of Mayor Emanuel’s policies? And … Continue reading

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CN Oct. 10, 2013

George Schmidt has taught in seventeen of Chicago’s traditional neighborhood high schools. He founded and still writes for Substance News, which has needled CPS for over 30 years. He has a strong reaction to this week’s news (reported by Sarah … 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 February 28, 2013

The National Rifle Association was not cowering in fear in its underground bunker complex because Robin Kelly won the second Congressional District primary on Tuesday.  That’s the general sentiment of our panelists this week, Carol Felsenthal (Chicago Magazine and The … Continue reading

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