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Tuesday, May 16, 2006

President Bush is trying to bring immigration reform back on the agenda. What will reform mean for border enforcement and for the millions of illegal immigrants already here? Plus, the new New York City Council Education Committee chairman Robert Jackson on cell phones in the classroom and No Child Left Behind, students commence protesting John McCain and listeners call in on cell phones ... in schools.

Crossing Over

Bay Buchanan, Chairman, Team America PAC
- on why America needs a strong border defense program
and
Frank Sherry, Executive Director, National Immigration Forum
- on why you can't enforce the border until you fix immigration
and
Jennifer Allen, Director, Border Action ...

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School of Thought

Robert Jackson, City Council Member (D-7), chair of the education committee
- describes his agenda as the new chair of the education committee and why he thinks kids should be allowed use cell phones in school

» Robert Jackson's Council website

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Is McCain Able?

Brittany Charlton, The New School University Student Senate vice chairman
- explains planned protest against Sen. McCain's commencement address
and
Jan Clausen, poet, creative writing teacher at Eugene Lang College, New School University
- on her petition campaign to protest John McCain's commencement address
and
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Open Phones

-listeners call in about the ban on cell phones in city schools

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Cell Contest




Cell Phone

Originally uploaded by New York Public Radio.

Seems like everyone has an opinion on the school cell phone ban, but one group is trying to channel ...

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Cell Block

Some listeners' emails on the issue of cell phones in the schools:

please...i was raised by a single mom in the 70's and 80's before these damn phones even existed. i never wore a bike helmet or had a play-date either.
we survived.

-jc

Although I believe that ...

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Raising McCain




Raising McCain

Originally uploaded by New York Public Radio.

The New School's Jan Clausen and Brittany Charlton after discussing student protests of Senator John McCain's commencement speech 5/16/2006

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Required Reading: May 16, 2006

In which, Herald Square defendant says police pushed him into bomb plot, staphangers rail a new subway ads, Dutch MP Ali quits over falsified asylum application (but goes to work at conservative US think tank), Rove blames Iraq war for Bush low poll numbers, Rudy takes national tour to South ...

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