Cheat Sheet: What can $350,000 buy?

Chicago Board of Education regular meeting, November 17, 2010

November 18, 2010

Produced by Linda Lutton

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Pastors and parents rallied before Wednesday's meeting for more charter schools in Chicago.

Welcome to "Cheat Sheet", your Cliffs Notes—in audio form—to the ever entertaining, always informative Chicago Board of Education meetings. Alison Cuddy talked with WBEZ education reporter Linda Lutton about parting thoughts from Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman. The board approved a new CEO, more mentoring for CPS students most likely to be hurt by gun violence, and a new one-year admissions policy to the city's top schools. A school tries to buy an addition—and it just might work. And there is a rare reference to Finland.

To listen to unfiltered audio from Wednesday's Board meeting, click on "EXTRAS" below.