NWT Full Show, Feb. 22, 2012


    Ben Herold joins us to discuss the findings of a study on the progress of Philadelphia’s Renaissance Schools.  Emma Jacobs reports efforts to “ban the box” are being undermined by phone interviews that screen candidates by criminal record.  Elizabeth Fiedler talks to experts about jury selection as that stage of the trial gets underway in Philadelphia’s clergy sex abuse case.  Peter Crimmins reports the Library for the Blind is moving its headquarters to Pittsburgh, raising the ire of local patrons.  We talk with Temple University Ph.D. student Cory Suter about his project to create a website that calls for all Americans to participate in the legislative process.  And Lari Robling talks to a local chef about protein alternatives to meat.

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