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Morning Shift: Transparency is key
April 4, 2013
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'Morning Shift' :Transparency is key
On Thursday's Morning Shift, we talk to Director of Raise Your Hand on CPS closings, Chicago’s Chief Data/Information Officer Brett Goldstein & New York City’s Dir. of Research/Development Andrew Nicklin on open data, Comedian Dom Irrera & Jazz Appreciation Mo Month Music Thursday.
· Thu, Apr 04 2013 08:21:40
Director of Raise Your Hand advocates for the families affected by closings
Director of Raise Your Hand, Wendy Katten speaks on the proposed 54 Chicago Public Schools to be closed.
Raise Your Hand | for Illinois Public EducationRaise Your Hand takes hundreds of hours a month to research issues, plan events, launch campaigns and conduct grassroots organizing aroun...
CPS parents call on Mayor Emanuel to 'walk the walk'Parents are calling on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to ''walk the walk'' between some of the schools the city plans to close and the so-cal...
Chicago Public Schools and Other People's ChildrenGET UPDATES FROM Kenzo Shibata Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a strange habit of hiring people from outside Chicago to run the city of Chicago. H...
Chicago and New York City Data Match-Up
Chicago is hailed by many as having a very open data program, making more data and information available to citizens than most cities. So how does it compare to New York City, a city with similarly ambitious transparency goals. Chicago’s Chief Data and Information Officer Brett Goldstein and New York City’s Director of Research and Development’s Andrew Nicklin detail what their respective cities are doing to turn data into problem solving applications and tools.
City of Chicago | Data PortalThis dataset is a listing of all current City of Chicago employees, complete with full names, departments, positions, and annual salari...
NYC Open DataWelcome to NYC Open Data This catalog supplies hundreds of sets of public data produced by City agencies and other City organizations. Th...
DoITT - Open Government/Innovation - Open DataNew York City Council voted on and passed this legislation on February 29, 2012. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg signed it into law on March 7...
Why New York City's Open Data Law Is Worth Caring AboutShutterstock New York City Council member Gale Brewer has been trying to open up the city's inner workings to the public since the time w...
Comedian Dom Irrera brings the funny
Dom Irrera - Eatingthelaughfactory
Music Thursday: The State of Jazz
In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month we talk about the State of Jazz. What direction is the music is headed in? What about the classic jazz recordings? WBEZ's Richard Steele and Writer for Downbeat Magazine Aaron Cohen join the conversation.
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DownBeat MagazineThe online version of the leading jazz publication offers artist biographies, music reviews, and more.