There's lots of good stuff on WBEZ's daily local news show Eight Forty-Eight, where I am an occasional contributor, including these these recent segments on chess, reforming the Juvenile Detention center, and a biz school view of CPS. Click the links to play the segments on your computer: Check Mates. Writer Michael Tisserand shares how the game of chess has helped his daughter become one of the cool kids. Changing a Troubled System for Troubled Kids. We
talk with [Tribune editorial writer] Cornelia Grumman about the significance of the newly
announced changes at the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center. Reforming Urban Schools. Allen
Grossman explains why the Chicago Public School system provides a
positive model for urban school reform. Grossman is a co-author of How
to Manage Urban School Districts, an article in the November 2006
edition of the "Harvard Business Review".
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