Better than Rachel Maddow w/Rick Perry: Berkowitz w/Robin Steans on Web and Cable

Robin Steans [Advance Illinois]: …Any charter school starts with a group of students and they look at them and say, our job is to get the kids from where they are today to where we want them to be…and there is nothing to stop us, except our own imagination…there is a burden and there is an urgency and there is an energy that comes with knowing that the only thing standing between you and meeting your kids’ needs is your own thinking and your own energy.
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This week’s Chicago Metro suburban edition of "Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz," [airing schedule below], features Robin Steans, who has spent sixteen years focusing on education reform, taught in public high schools in Boston, San Francisco and Chicago, received a J.D. (Order of the Coif) from the University of Chicago Law School and is currently Executive Director of Advance Illinois, an education policy and advocacy organization.

You can also watch the show with Robin Steans on the PA web page.

The show with Robin Steans, taped on September 11, 2011, airs this week:
on Mon., Wed., Th. at 8:30 pm and Friday at 6:30 pm on Comcast Cable Ch. 19 in Bannockburn, Deerfield, Ft. Sheridan, Glencoe, Highland Park, Highwood, Kenilworth, Lincolnshire, Riverwoods and Winnetka.

and tonight at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Channel 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette.

and tonight at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Channel 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Mt. Prospect, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Skokie, Streamwood and Wheeling

and this Thursday night at 8:00 pm on Comcast cable channel 17 in Rockford and
surrounding areas (following the two hour block of Illinois Channel programming).

The show with Robin Steans also airs through-out the City of Chicago this coming Monday, October 3, at 8:30 pm on Cable 21 (CANTV).

Robin Steans debates and discusses with show host and legal recruiter Jeff Berkowitz, among other public policy issues, a longer school day for CPS students, how that time could be used, charter schools and school choice-school vouchers, assessing principals and students, the impact of two decades of CPS reform, the focus of Advance Illinois and much, much more.
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You can watch any of the last four years of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz shows, including recent shows with Dan Shomon, Obama adviser from 1997 to 2006, 8th CD Republican Primary candidate Andrew Palomo (R-South Barrington), John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute and Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn.

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