When O’Hare coughs


“These school closings have been happening in communities that were already destabilized by the dismantling of public housing, by gentrification and effects of the economic crisis.”

Pauline Lipman, professor of educational policy studies, on school closings in cities around the nation, March 8 New York Times


“When O’Hare coughs, the rest of the system gets a cold, so it has a major national and federal interest.”

Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, on the national importance of modernization of O’Hare International Airport, March 6 WBEZ-FM


“How do you get people to move around? Having something people are interested in and really enjoy, we hypothesize that will get people to come to the dance classes.”

David Marquez, associate professor of kinesiology and nutrition, on a study to improve the health of older Latinos through salsa dancing, March 6 Chicago Tribune


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