Several public charter schools want to relocate and some of their proposals are drumming up a lot of controversy. Principals, parents, and aldermen from the north side showed up at a public hearing Thursday at Chicago Public Schools headquarters to oppose a new high school that wants to relocate to a building at Irving Park road and Lakeshore drive. Others were concerned about charters moving into the closed schools from 2013. WBEZ education reporter Becky Vevea has the latest. And, we hear from rap group Poetic Pilgrimage.
1. The MCA has released their full line-up for 2011-12, the 15th anniversary of the Museum of Contemporary Art Stage. One highlight: musician Andrew Bird joins Ian Schneller/Specimen Products for Sonic Arboretum from Decemeber 6th to 31st.