Posts tagged "John Russell"

Better than Bill O'Reilly w/Barack Obama: Berkowitz w/ Ed Choice Illinois' Myles Mendoza on fixing public education, Cable and soon on Web

Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban edition of “Public Affairs,” features Myles Mendoza, Executive Director of Ed Choice Illinois. The program airs in its usual 8:30 pm time slot in 24 North and Northwest Chicago Metro suburbs (See below). Myles Mendoza debates and discusses with show host Jeff Berkowitz how to give more choice to... Read more »

Better than Modern Family: Berkowitz w/ 2nd CD Dem Candidate Rev. Pickens on jobs, education and Sen. Trotter's arrest- Cable and Web

Can the 2nd Cong. District become a developed country now that Cong. Jesse Jackson, Jr., who was obsessed for almost two decades with building a third airport on the far south side,  has left Congress?   Should kids in failing public schools in the 2nd CD get a shot at life,  not being shot  and... Read more »

Better than NBC's New Normal's "Obama Mama," Berkowitz w/John Russell on using "Opportunity Scholarships," to fight gangs: On cable/web

Jeff Berkowitz: …people do marches and all this ridiculous crap [to stop gang shootings].  If you want to march for something…if you have just seen somebody slain in your area, get off your ass and figure out how you help John Russell, right? John Russell: Well, we would appreciate all the help we can get.... Read more »
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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 »

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 »