Posts tagged "Mayor Emanuel"

Will Chicago Treasurer Summers run for Mayor? As a reformer? Chicago ain't ready for reform, yet? Watch Summers and Obama, on the Web

“Chicago ain’t ready for reform, yet- or for a reform Mayor,” Ald. and saloon keeper Paddy Bauler (43rd Ward, Chicago), 1955, celebrating Mayor Richard J. Daley’s first election to Chicago Mayor Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers spoke to the City Club of Chicago on Monday, December 11, 2017. You can watch Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers’ remarks... 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 »

Watch the uplifting story of principal Tonya Howell and the UChicago NKO campus Charter School: Berkowitz w/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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CPS CEO Forrest Claypool may invite Gov. Rauner to visit CPS for a “Peace Meeting.”

Berkowitz: …Taking a lesson from what your students were saying this morning [about peace]. I  heard them say, “Reach out.” … Give the Governor a call. Make clear you want to sit down in a reasonable way and see if you can advance the ball. I just don’t see what would be hurt by doing... 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 »

Mayor Emanuel, Vitale and Ruiz rolled by education monopoly protectionists: CPS Board sends Uptown Noble Academy charter school kids packing-- for now.

Content revised and video link added at 3:30 pm on Thursday. It is as if Rahm Emanuel said, “All those pols, making such a fuss.  Well, then, Damn the kids. I can’t help everybody.” Yesterday, some major damage was done by the CPS Board to the education opportunities for many kids in Chicago. But, before... Read more »
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Governor Rauner's Turnaround Agenda and the Grand Bargain: Of Rauner's Chicago City Council visit, reforms and new revenue

—Gov. Rauner’s City Council visit– why he came. When Governor Rauner was asked yesterday why he was wasting his time talking to Chicago’s City Council (50 relatively inconsequential Democrats) when he could be back in Springfield negotiating with Speaker Madigan and Senate President Cullerton a deal on the Fiscal 2016 budget, he just  smiled and... Read more »

Better than today's Chicago Mayoral Debate at the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board: Watch Berkowitz w/ Mr. Perspective--Walter Jacobson, Cable and Web

Tonight’s Chicago  Metro suburban edition of Pubic Affairs features host Jeff Berkowitz debating and discussing with Chicago’s most famous newsman, Walter Jacobson, the hot political issues of the day. The show airs in 24 North and Northwest Chicago Metro suburbs at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Ch.19 or Ch. 35 [See, below, for a detailed... Read more »

Better than Jay Levine w/ Dan Rutherford's accuser: Berkowitz w/Ald. Sposato on School Choice and whether minimum wages might hurt workers, Cable and Web

Ald. Sposato: Okay, give me the statistics of the Charter Schools you are talking about doing so great Jeff Berkowitz: ….Nine of the top ten performing schools in CPS are not traditional neighborhood schools. They are charter  schools. You just said give you numbers. How do you like them apples?     Tonight’s Chicago Metro... Read more »
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Testicular fortitude anyone? Illinois takes the measure of 2014 Republican Primary Gov candidates Brady, Dillard, Rauner and Rutherford in the next few days; A budding JFK amongst them?

This coming Tuesday’s vote in Springfield on the state employee pension reform bill supported by Governor Quinn and the Four Tops (Speaker Madigan, Senate President Cullerton, Republican House Leader Durkin and Republican Senate Leader Radogno) is perhaps the most significant Illinois fiscal vote since the revised state employee pension payment schedule adopted in the Edgar... Read more »