Posts tagged "Arne Duncan"

Ten key things to know about Rahm's appointment of Forrest Claypool to CPS CEO and the four amigos: Emanuel, Axelrod, Claypool and Obama. Watch Claypool on Web

So, TV show host Berkowitz asked Forrest Claypool in May, 2008… why his amigo, Barack Obama, couldn’t see fit to support reform over patronage, inefficency and corruption… 10. This reporter once said to Forrest Claypool in one of his five appearances on “Public Affairs,”  “You could be a Republican- you are such a believer in... Read more »

Better than Beyonce singing the National Anthem: Berkowitz w/IMSA President McGee on empowering minority families and pols w/blood on their hands, Cable and Web

On the day that Barack Obama, the first African-American President of the Harvard Law Review and the first African-American President of the United States, and a former eight year IL state senator (and 4 year U.S. Senator) who prided himself on passing what he viewed as 25 significant pieces of legislation in the IL General... Read more »

The horrendous state of the Chicago Public Schools, 1980-2010: the setting for the Byrne-Zorn debate

The Byrne-Zorn Debate on school vouchers   Eric Zorn and Dennis Byrne started an online debate on School Choice-School Vouchers. I made some extended comments. The tone, tenor and substance of the debate, and the numerous comments received on Zorn’s site are first rate. It struck me, though, there was one thing lacking:  Any discussion... Read more »