Newsworks Tonight, February 19, 2015 – Full Show


    Bill Hangley reports on the appeals process for charter schools denied by the Philadelphia School Reform Commission. Philly’s Democratic mayoral hopefuls met for their first forum, and Katie Colaneri found that the topic of charter schools was unavoidable. Bobby Allyn reports on how SEPTA is learning from Boston’s recovery from record snowstorms. Elizabeth Fiedler speaks with the founder of Steve’s Club and teens changed by the fitness community for at-risk youth. The Smithsonian’s Jeff Place joins host Dave Heller to discuss releasing rare archives of blues icon Lead Belly.

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