Posts tagged "CTU"

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 »

Berkowitz 1 on 1 with CTU President Karen Lewis on charter school miracles and some bad CPS teachers

Jeff Berkowitz: What’s the biggest lie you think [the charter schools] tell? Karen Lewis: The biggest lie they tell is, “That we [charter schools] can do miraculous things for your child that CPS [traditional neighborhood schools] can’t do.” CTU President Karen Lewis asks Berkowitz: Who are you, by the way… ******* –CTU’s effort to snuff... Read more »

Black Lives Matter: UChicago Charter School's NKO principal Tonya Howell, Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: Kids who are not reading at grade level, you’ve got a plan, you’ve got resources, you’ve got teachers– you will get them up to grade level? UChicago Charter School Principal Tonya Howell: Absolutely, 100% Berkowitz: You’re sure, you’re sure? You will take a blood oath? Howell:   Yes. ************************** Tonight’s City of Chicago... Read more »
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Trump pivots by aiming his attack in West Bend, Wisconsin at Hillary Clinton and other Democrats?

Donald Trump’s speech last night in West Bend, Wisconsin was the pivot many in the Republican Party have been waiting for since Trump won the Party’s nomination about three months ago. This speech contained themes that the Bushes (GHW, W and Jeb), Ohio Governor John Kasich and 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney should all... Read more »

State budget deal in Springfield almost done: CPS and State Government roll on, Rauner gets one reform-maybe

The soup is simmering and almost ready to eat. All it needs is some seasoning.    There might come a day… when Madigan… will be willing to fall backwards, on the promise that Rauner… will catch him. Maybe.      Governor Rauner and his Republican legislative leader colleagues (Durkin, House and Radogno, Senate) met Tuesday and... Read more »

Morning Jeff: State budget discussions by the Leaders with Gov. Rauner yield no progress-- no joy in mudville, Mighty Casey has almost struck out

The state legislative leaders- Senate President Cullerton, Speaker Madigan, Senate Republican Leader Radogno and House Republican Leader Durkin met with the Governor yesterday in Springfield and people who want to believe in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny will say, “Gee, isn’t this great– the Leaders and the Governor are talking again.” And, Speaker Madigan... Read more »
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CTU President Karen Lewis bashes Governor Rauner and blows sweet kisses to Speaker Madigan at the City Club of Chicago

Jeff Berkowitz: President Lewis, since you have labelled Gov. Rauner as a power hungry, lying terrorist, how would you describe his counterpart in the State Budget impasse, Speaker Mike Madigan? CTU  President Karen Lewis: Somebody that is trying to get things done but not ideological and not stuck in the mud.  Not ideological at all.... Read more »

Learn how to fix government, crime, the economy and education in Chicago and IL: Watch Berkowitz w/Gidwitz, Cable and Web

Ron Gidwitz: No, I don’t know that we are losing those jobs to overseas, as much as they are being automated. Because we have made the cost of hiring people so expensive relative to other places–companies, as a defensive measure, are automating as fast as they can. *********************** Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public... Read more »

Saving kids from failing CPS schools, Berkowitz w/UChicago Charter School Principal Tonya Howell (NKO campus): Cable and Web

Jeff Berkowitz: Kids who are not reading at grade level, you’ve got a plan, you’ve got resources, you’ve got teachers– you will get them up to grade level? Tonya Howell: Absolutely, 100% Berkowitz: You’re sure, you’re sure? You will take a blood oath? Howell:   Yes. ************************** Did CPS CEO Forrest Claypool sell out the... Read more »
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Watch Berkowitz w/NKO UChicago charter school principal Tonya Howell on Cable/Web discuss why her charter school outperforms most CPS traditional neighborhood schools

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