John O'Connor

John O'Connor appears in the following:

Why Northeast Priorities Take a Backseat in Congress

Monday, December 21, 2015

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut lawmakers often have to fight for local needs — even popular ones.


Sandy Hook Families Demand Congress Pass Gun Control

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Three years later, relatives of victims of the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. are angry nothing has changed.


Fired Chicago Police Chief Had Controversial Tenure in Newark

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy arrived in Chicago after nearly five years leading Newark's police department.


Are High School Exit Exams An Unnecessary Barrier To Graduation?

Monday, June 08, 2015

Eight times Brandon Lewis has taken Florida's Algebra I end-of-course exam. And eight times he's failed it.


To Cut Student Debt, Florida College Cuts Off Some Student Borrowing

Sunday, October 12, 2014

One of Florida's largest community colleges is trying to reduce the amount of debt its students take on. As part of a federal experiment, it has barred them from taking out any unsubsidized loans.


The Collapse Of Corinthian Colleges

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The giant for-profit college chain will unwind after the Department of Education cut off its access to federal money.


Florida's Education Chief Resigns Over Grading Scandal

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Critics charge that during his tenure in Indiana, Tony Bennett rigged the system to grade charter schools better.


Election Day Call-In: Voting After Sandy, and Voting in the Swing States

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

It's Election Day! We talk to reporters, look at the important story lines, and more importantly take your calls. With:

  • WNYC's Richard Hake and New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst with the latest news on voting and the Sandy recovery, with NJPR's Nancy Solomon and WNYC's Beth Fertig and Bob Hennelly

  • Your calls for our Informal, Unofficial, Thoroughly Unscientific Exit Poll: How is post-Sandy voting going? What does voting today mean to you? Call 646-829-3980 or post below!

Plus, reporters from crucial swing states discuss the latest polls and how their states are shaping up on Election Day:

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