Watching the public schools ship sink

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on why Mayor Emanuel might, in summer 2015, have wanted teachers to strike; whether Gov. Rauner wants CPS to go bankrupt, with the mayor's complicity; and why CTU leadership accepted a contract offer that some felt its members would surely reject. Length 5.5 minutes standard, 30.5 minutes premium.

Music: "What Makes You Happy" by Lazlo Supreme

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Article: "The schools are pawns in Rahm and Rauner's game" (Chicago Reader)

Article: "With CPS-takeover proposal, Rauner tries to take Rahm down with him" (Chicago Reader)