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Morning Shift: Communities react to CPS closures
March 22, 2013
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'Morning Shift' :Communities react to CPS closures
On Friday's Morning Shift, we talk to CTU President Karen Lewis, Alderman Will Burns, Creator of Schoolcuts.org, WBEZ Education Reporter Linda Lutton, Executive Director of R.A.G.E Aysha Butler, and Actor Tom Papa.
· Fri, Mar 22 2013 08:06:49
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President of CTU speaks out about CPS decision to close 54 schools
Chicago Teacher’s Union President Karen Lewis joins us to respond to the school closings and repurposing announced by Chicago Public Schools.
Karen Lewis: Rahm Is "Abandoning Our Schools"The Chicago Teacher's Union isn't mincing words in reaction to the expected closure of 50 Chicago public schools. Hours before the offici...
Chicago Teachers Union | www.ctunet.comThe Chicago Teachers Union is an organization of educators dedicated to advancing and promoting quality public education, improving teach...
Aldermen of 4th Ward affected by CPS closings reacts
Will Burns Alderman - 4th WardWilliam D. "Will" Burns is currently serving in his first term as 4th Ward Alderman of the City of Chicago
Chicago Teachers Union | Sun-Times: About 50 Chicago public schools to face closure: City Hall sourcesUpdated: March 20, 2013 4:58PM Chicago Public Schools officials are expected to announce Thursday about 50 elementary schools will be clo...
Creator of Schoolcuts.org presents options in light of school closures
Jeanne Olson created the website schoolcuts.org to help school leaders, parents, and communities learn more about the schools being considered, and what options will be available in case of closures
School CutsChicago Public Schools (CPS) has marked 129 elementary schools for possible closure based on utilization and performance. Closing a schoo...
WBEZ education reporter Linda Lutton takes your calls and comments about the area school closings.
R.A.G.E.Resident Association of Greater Englewood (by RAGE)
Chicago proposes closing 53 elementary schools, firing staff at another 6The district wants to shut down 53 elementary schools-11 percent of all district-run grammar schools-and one high school. Because some of...
Actor Tom Papa talks comedy and life
Tom Papa brings his comic stylings to the Morning Shift. A regular on Leno, Letterman, Conan and more, he’s performed in clubs and theaters for over 20 years, and has his own weekly show on XM radio.
The Official Tom Papa SiteThe Official Tom Papa Website