The Week in Review: Progress on CPS, CTU Contract


Joel Weisman and his panel discuss the top stories of the week.

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis says there's a possible deal with the Chicago Public Schools for a new teachers’ contract. A Lake County grand jury indicts the wife of disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz for fraudulent spending of charitable funds and money laundering. 

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s sentencing is delayed as new details emerge. Gov. Bruce Rauner touts more education spending in his State of the State address and a possible pension deal with Senate President John Cullerton. O'Hare noise opponents walk away from a long-sought meeting with Mayor Rahm Emanuel empty-handed and disappointed. And the beloved Bears celebrate the 30th anniversary of their Super Bowl victory.

Guests:

Mary Ann Ahern, NBC 5 News
Dave McKinney, Reuters
Laura Washington, ABC 7 News  and Chicago Sun-Times
Mike Mulligan, WSCR and Chicago Tribune

The conversation continues online as Joel and his panel of journalists discuss the Republican presidential debate and look ahead to the Iowa Caucuses Monday.


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