Posts tagged "IL"

Better than Chicago Tonight's panel of CPS Board Member Zopp, et al: Berkowitz w/Bishop Davis on Gay Marriage and real School Choice, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz features Bishop Lance Davis of the Zion Covenant Church in south suburban Dalton (Zion Covenant is also in Chatham, Harvey and has a feeding ministry  in West Africa). Bishop Davis is also a leader in the African-American Clergy Coalition (composed of about 45 African-American... Read more »

Better than today’s rants of Bill Daley: Berkowitz w/ Common Cause's Rey Lopez-Calderon on UNO's Juan Rangel, Charter Schools, traditional public schools and how best to help CPS kids

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” features Illinois Common Cause’s Rey Lopez-Calderon, debating and discussing with show host Jeff Berkowitz, alleged conflicts of Juan Rangel, CEO of UNO; The Chicago Way and its practitioners, Speaker Madigan, Senate President Cullerton, Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel; the relative efficacy of charter schools and traditional public... Read more »

Better than Michigan at Notre Dame, Berkowitz w/ Russell on Opportunity Scholarships: Cable and Web

Jeff Berkowitz: I hope Rahm Emanuel is watching this because he wants Chicago to be the idea city.  Eric Zorn, who is a very bright guy and a great Chicago Tribune columnist, said to me, “Well, Jeff, if you have school vouchers-school choice, the Chicago Public Schools would fall apart.” John Russell: Now, that’s not... Read more »
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Better than Monday night Football: John Russell's story of hope, growth and opportunity for kids leaving CPS, on Cable/Web

Opportunity Scholarships awarded to low income Chicago students by Freedom to Learn, IL.  Students sing, as they leave failing CPS, “Free at last, Free at last, Thank God Almighty, Free at last.” *********************************************************************** This week’s Chicago and suburban editions of Public Affairs features John Russell, Founder of Freedom to Learn, IL, debating and discussing how... Read more »