Tag: Charter Schools

Watch Berkowitz model w BGA's CEO Greising how Gov. Rauner & JB Pritzker could debate issues, Cable & Internet

Jeff Berkowitz: Would the BGA join in saying that Andy Shaw, you and me should …go out and talk [Rauner and Pritzker into having these substantive issue discussions]. David Greising: It’s an interesting idea and… it’s worth talking about. Tonight’s Chicago Metro edition of Public Affairs features the Better Government Association’s (BGA) newly minted President and... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w/ Neli Vazquez Rowland, President of A Safe Haven on how to save five thousand people yearly, Cable/Web

Revised on Wednesday, March 28 at 10:10 am Tonight’s and next Tuesday’s Chicago Metro suburban edition of the Public Affairs TV show features Neli Vazquez  Rowland, President of A Safe Haven, a feel good story that will inspire you throughout the day, month and year. In short, A Safe Haven has about 5000 people pass... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w/ State Rep. Ives on Illinois' pressing economic issues and education, cable and web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features a flashback to State Rep. Jeanne Ives’ (R-Wheaton) appearance on our show two months prior to Bruce Rauner’s November, 2014  election as IL Governor.  The Ives’ show airs at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 (CAN TV). You also watch the show with Rep.... Read more »
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Watch Barack Obama, open to school vouchers, in his June, 2002 debate w/Berkowitz, Cable and Web

Barack Obama: I am willing to listen to these arguments [in favor of school vouchers- school choice]  and see if I can be persuaded that ultimately, kids would be better off, then- Jeff Berkowitz: You would support school vouchers? ****************** Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features an insightful look at the President–... Read more »

Gov. Emasculated or Gov. No new taxes unless we get real reforms? Will the real Gov. Rauner stand up?

In the words of Dirty Harry, the 23 Republican  legislators who supported on Friday the Madigan fiscal 2018 spending resolution  need to ask themselves the same question the perp was asked by Harry as the perp started to reach for a gun…“I bet you are wondering, did he fire six shots or only five…you’ve got... Read more »

Better than Hillary v.Trump. Curing Income Inequality: Berkowitz w/UChicago Econ. Dept. & Chicago Booth Prof. Kevin Murphy, Cable/Web

Tonight’s “Public Affairs” City of Chicago episode features Chicago Booth and UChicago Economics Department Professor Kevin Murphy discussing how changes in the demand for and supply of human capital explain the sharp increase in income inequality. The show airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21, CAN TV... Read more »
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Flip at 10 am from CNN’s Reliable Sources to see Berkowitz w/IPI’s Dabrowski on Making Illinois Great Again, or watch on the Web

Jeff Berkowitz: If we added this up… there is about 7 to 8 billion dollars in savings [per year from spending in the State Budget] right? ***** Berkowitz: You think you have the people on your side? Dabrowski: The people are on our side. And, that’s who matters. Not Pritzker, not Rauner…the people are the... Read more »

I have a dream: IPI's Dabrowski engages WTTW's Schutz about a no tax increase solution to the IL Budget crisis, Web/Cable

WTTW’s Paris Schutz said, “[The 2011 IL income tax increase] should have never been temporary,” agreeing with liberal John McCarron that the temporary nature of the 2011 tax boost “Was what got us into this crash in the first place.” Since Public TV is supposed to be balanced, you might have thought sometime, somebody at... Read more »

Watch IPI's Dabrowski show Gov. Rauner & Speaker Madigan how to balance the IL budget w no new taxes, Cable/Web

Berkowitz: You want a zero tax increase, is that right…Nada! Nothing! Ted Dabrowski, VP, Illinois Policy Institute: …There has been a narrative that …only … way to fix Illinois … is through billions of dollars in tax hikes… Dabrowski: [But] what we don’t need to do is to bail out politicians again through tax hikes.... Read more »
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What if Gov. Rauner promoted school choice? Berkowitz w/UChicago Charter School principal Howell:Cable/Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Tonya Howell, Principal (aka Director) at the North Kenwood Oakland (NKO) campus of the UChicago Charter School.   The program, focusing on the characteristics that enables UChicago Charter School and  other CPS charter schools, to outperform , on average, other open enrollment CPS schools, airs at... Read more »