Get Ready for Chicago Matters Focus on Education

Starting next week, Chicago Matters is ramping up for its latest series, called "Valuing Education." There's what looks like a great lineup, and a new website for all your education needs. 

Here's the release from Catalyst:

The award-winning series Chicago Matters returns in 2006 to explore the importanceand costof providing a high quality public education to all Illinois children.

Starting January 31, you can experience this yearlong multimedia series, with new,
original, and dynamic programming from our partners:

WATCH Chicago Matters segments on WTTW11 for a lesson on

Illinois school funding and the discrepancy
between our State Constitution and actual practices (January 31, 7:00 p.m., Chicago
Tonight, Ch. 11).

LISTEN to Chicago Public Radios Eight Forty-Eight show on January 31st for
a talk with Sarah Karp, from Chicago Matters partner The Chicago Reporter, and
an overview of this years series (9:00 a.m., 91.5 FM).

LEARN how school funding concerns come from every corner of the state:Chicago, the suburbs, and
downstate in The Chicago Reporters first issue available online on February 1st.

PARTICIPATE in discussions and read from our Valuing Education book collection at the
Chicago Public Library.

EXPLORE more at*, with
the Chicago Matters programming calendar, links to education resources from
around the state and interactive features.

*New site live January 31st.

tuned for monthly e-updates on new programming, events, and web exclusives!

by The Chicago Community Trust in 1990 to spark discussion and understanding on
matters of vital interest to Chicago-area communities, Chicago Matters is the
nations longest-running multimedia public affairs series.

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