The Rundown: School closings, how-to's and black history through music

February 23, 2012

Here's what's on the agenda for Thursday's Eight Forty-Eight with Tony Sarabia. 

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School closings: Chicago's school board voted unanimously late Wednesday to close seven schools and completely re-staff ten others. WBEZ's education reporter Linda Lutton walks through what happened and what's next.

Listen to the How to Do Everything guys on Eight Forty-Eight

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How to do Everything: The guys from the How to do Everything podcast, NPR's Mike Danforth and Ian Chillag, reveal how fans got instant sports scores before dial-up internet and what pedestrians can do to avoid sudden death by speeding cars.

Black History Music: To mark the end of Black History Month, WBEZ music buffs Tony Sarabia and Richard Steele surprise each other--and listeners--with more deep cuts from African-American musicians.