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Morning Shift - June 2, 2015

Chicago Public School's CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett resigned late Sunday amid a federal probe of a $20 million no-bid contract between the district and the training academy SUPES where she once worked as a consultant. For his part, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is distancing himself from the resignation. But Chicago’s Mayor is more than a tangential player; he hand-selects the CEO and the Board of Education members. Sarah Karp joins us to detail the unique role of the Mayor in shaping policy for the district. Also, a look at the play Xtigone. (Flickr/CPM-Viewminder)

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