Tag: CTU

Watch Amara Enyia, youngest, clean challenger to the BURKE FOUR, tonight on Cable in Chicago & on Web

Does the 400K which Chance the Rapper gave “Clean” Amara after the taping of tonight’s show push her ahead of the BURKE FOUR because she never had anything to do with the wiretapped Burke, accused by the Feds of a “Chicago Way Shakedown.” .   Can a good chunk of those “$150 billion Chicago taxpayer... Read more »

Watch McQueary pick JB Pritzker, Emanuel and Vallas as the winners, Cable & Web

Kristen McQueary [Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Member]: … I think Paul Vallas will put Rahm in a run-off for sure. ********* Berkowitz:  So, you said Gov. Rauner doesn’t even get 90% of the Ives’ Republican Primary voters to vote for him. Say… 20% of those 340,000 voters stay home… I mean, possibly… 60, 000… Republicans... Read more »

Watch R Gov candidate Ives discuss w/Berkowitz elimination of the IL Corporate income tax & speak to City Club of Chicago, cable & web

Text revised and pics and links to videos added at 7:30 am on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 R Gov Candidate Jeanne Ives: I would …work towards eliminating completely the corporate tax…That would give a big show… that we are serious about job creations. Tonight’s north and northwest Chicago suburban edition of Public Affairs features a... 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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »