Posts tagged "longer school day"

Better than Scott Pelley with Mitt Romney: Berkowitz w/ Fox Chicago’s Mike Flannery on Cable and the Web

Mike Flannery [Fox Chicago Political Editor]: And, I understand why [Mayor Emanuel] backed off; It would have been a court fight…the Mayor and the Board of Education have the power to order teachers to work a longer day… so the teachers have to do that, but they’re able to bargain over money… ************************************************** The “Public Affairs show,”... Read more »

Better than Rachel Maddow w/Rick Perry: Berkowitz w/Robin Steans on Web and Cable

Robin Steans [Advance Illinois]: …Any charter school starts with a group of students and they look at them and say, our job is to get the kids from where they are today to where we want them to be…and there is nothing to stop us, except our own imagination…there is a burden and there is... Read more »