Welcome to this edition of the Morning Drive Podcast! In this episode, some high schoolers still have homework, despite the teachers’ strike. No joke.
But first, some news:
►The Illinois department of juvenile justice is not going to spend money to fight a lawsuit filed this week by the American Civil Liberties Union in Chicago.
Featured in the podcast:
►A group of teenage boys swarmed Ed Debevic’s in River North at lunchtime on Wednesday. They’re worried about falling behind in school with the strikes.
► WBEZ reporters have collected sound over the past week from Chicagoans across the city aobut how the feel aobut the strilke.
And you can follow our education reporters Becky Vevea and Linda Lutton on Twitter here.
And your WEATHER for today:cloudy skies with scattered rain showers throughout the area and highs in the high sixties to low seventies.
Tonight, mostly cloudy with more rain and a low around 60.
There’s a slight chance the rain will continue tomorrow, with a high around 73.
And the weekend looks pretty nice— clear skies with highs in the mid-seventies.
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