Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Morning Shift: Plans for CHA and calls for more dollars to education April 22, 2013 WBEZ [View the story "The Morning Shift: Plans for CHA and calls for more dollars to education" on Storify]The Morning Shift: Plans for CHA and calls for more dollars to educationThe Chicago Housing Authority heads into phase 2.0 of its Plan for Transformation called "Plan Forward". Illinois State Board of Education Chairman Gery Chico explains why the state is in such dire need of a cash infusion.Storified by · Mon, Apr 22 2013 08:10:32Cabrini Greenspablab(Flickr/Sean Benham)Des Plaines FloodingDes Plaines is one of the hardest-hit suburbs from the recent rains. Interim Mayor Mark Walsten gives us a flood update. Des Plaines Blames Neighbors For Flood ProblemsDES PLAINES, Ill. (CBS) - The City of Des Plaines is blaming Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights for some of its flooding problems. WBBM'...Residents busy mopping up soggy messResidents in Wheaton, Ill. and McHenry County clean up on Sunday, April 21, 2013 after flooding in the area on Thursday. (Chuck Berman/Ch...Legal Rights of Boston Marathon bombing suspectSteve Schwinn of the John Marshall School of Law explains what legal rights suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has, and why he was not read his Miranda Rights.Durbin: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should not be tried in a military court - Lynn SweetWASHINGTON--Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should not ...How Boston exposes America's dark post-9/11 bargainWhy did this story drive the whole country nuts? Because we traded rights for "security," and didn't get either Topics: Boston Marathon b...What Happened to the Miranda Warning and Dzhokar Tsarnaev in Boston?What is the "public-safety exception" to the Miranda warning, the requirement that defendants be told their rights, including that they c...CHA 'Plan Forward'On Saturday, Chicago Housing Authority unveiled “Plan Forward,” the second phase of the original plan, which focuses on acquiring homes in neighborhoods across the city for rehab, boosting economic activity around CHA sites and providing job/educational training for people with subsidized housing vouchers in the city.Emanuel: 'economic realities' in new CHA plansMayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Housing Authority on Saturday formally announced an updated version of the city's 13-year-old effort t...CHA reveals next phase of massive public housing redevelopmentFor more than a decade, the Chicago Housing Authority has torn down public housing high rises and replaced them with mixed-income develop...Economic realities in Illinois education fundingIllinois State Board of Education Chairman Gery Chico outlines the struggles for Illinois school districts as funds dry up. State Board of Education calls for full General State Aid Funding before Senate Appropriations CommitteeFor Immediate Release April 12, 2013 State Board of Education calls for full General State Aid Funding before Senate Appropriations Commi...Illinois State Board of Education Agency Budget InformationEducation Budget Cuts, FY09 to FY13 The FY13 State General Fund allocation to ISBE totals $6.5 billion, an overall reduction of $861 mill...Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for SJR0032Bill Status - Illinois General AssemblyInspections ahead at Congress TheaterWBEZ Jim DeRogatis outlines the latest troubles facing the Congress Theater in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood.City wants Congress Theater shut down immediatelyThe City's motion to close the theater due to dangerous conditions was denied. Another inspection set for MondayShow goes on at Congress Theater -- for nowFront facade of Congress Theater. (Abel Uribe / Chicago Tribune) The Congress Theater, threatened with closure for building-code violatio...Ami Saraiya and the OutcomeApril's resident band on The Morning Shift Ami Saraiya and the Outcome provide the tunes throughout the hour. The band plays at the Empty Bottle on Tuesday.| Ami SaraiyaAmi Saraiya's full length album Archaeologist is available now. In her debut as a solo artist, Saraiya shows new depth with dark gypsy wa... Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia Natural and man-made chaos Next post in Morning Shift with Tony Sarabia Chicago Pride, even in the face of loss View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?