Posts tagged "School Vouchers"

Ten things to know about Trump’s Presidential Campaign Pivot

In a sharp image turnaround, team Trump is now casting its leader as Mr. Inclusive, who represents low income African-Americans and Hispanics, the LGBT community … The election is now being painted by team Trump as a referendum on Hillary… Kellyanne Conway, the first female Republican presidential nominee campaign manager, played a major role in... Read more »

UChicago Charter School outperforms CPS traditional neighborhood schools: Watch NKO campus principal Tonya Howell w/Berkowiz, 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. ************************** Did CPS CEO Forrest... Read more »

This week, Watch Berkowitz debate workers' comp. lawyer Matt Belcher; Next week, Watch Berkowitz debate Judge Posner, Cable/web

What would happen, hypothetically speaking, if Speaker Madigan were to ask a typical plaintiff’s trial lawyer specializing in Worker’s comp. insurance cases to reach a compromise on the causation standard used  to resolve Worker’s compensation lawsuits?  Would that lawyer, or an association of such lawyers, be likely to agree to a compromise on the causation... Read more »
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Can and should the Democrats and Republicans agree on Workers' Comp. reform? Watch Berkowitz debate that issue w/plaintiff's trial lawyer Matt Belcher, cable/web

We are told that the most likely of Gov. Rauner’s Turnaround Agenda reforms that the Democratic Party leadership would support  in exchange for Governor Rauner’s support of new tax revenue to finance a variety of state government spending high on the Democratic Party’s wish list  are state employee pension reform and worker’s comp. reform. State... Read more »

Is a Speaker Madigan-Gov. Rauner compromise feasible on Worker's Comp. reform legislation? Watch Berkowitz w/Plaintiff's' trial lawyer Matt Belcher, Cable/Web

What happens, hypothetically speaking, when Speaker Madigan asks a typical plaintiff’s trial lawyer specializing in Worker’s comp. insurance cases to reach a compromise on the causation standard used  to resolve Worker’s compensation lawsuits?  Does Illinois have a bad business litigation climate relative to surrounding states and if so why? Could more charter and voucher school... Read more »

CTU President Karen Lewis bashes Governor Rauner and blows sweet kisses to Speaker Madigan at the City Club of Chicago

Jeff Berkowitz: President Lewis, since you have labelled Gov. Rauner as a power hungry, lying terrorist, how would you describe his counterpart in the State Budget impasse, Speaker Mike Madigan? CTU  President Karen Lewis: Somebody that is trying to get things done but not ideological and not stuck in the mud.  Not ideological at all.... Read more »
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Watch Berkowitz square off with Plaintiff's Trial Lawyer Matt Belcher on Worker's comp, tort and education reform, Cable/Web; Ron Gidwitz featured next week

What happens, hypothetically speaking, when Speaker Madigan asks a typical plaintiff’s trial lawyer specializing in Worker’s comp. insurance cases to reach a compromise on the causation standard used  to resolve Worker’s compensation lawsuits?  Does Illinois have a bad business litigation and tort liability climate relative to surrounding states and if so why? Could more charter... Read more »

Saving kids from failing CPS schools, Berkowitz w/UChicago Charter School Principal Tonya Howell (NKO campus): Cable and 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? Tonya Howell: Absolutely, 100% Berkowitz: You’re sure, you’re sure? You will take a blood oath? Howell:   Yes. ************************** Did CPS CEO Forrest Claypool sell out the... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w/NKO UChicago charter school principal Tonya Howell on Cable/Web discuss why her charter school outperforms most CPS traditional neighborhood schools

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Tonya Howell, Principal (aka Interim Director) at the North Kenwood Oakland (NKO) campus of the UChicago Charter School.   The program, focusing on the characteristics that enable UChicago Charter School and  other CPS charter schools, to outperform , on average, other open enrollment CPS schools, airs... Read more »
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What makes charter schools outperform traditional neighborhood schools: Watch Berkowitz with NKO principal Tonya Howell, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Tonya Howell, Principal (aka Interim Director) at the North Kenwood Oakland (NKO) campus of the UChicago Charter School.   The program, focusing on the characteristics that enable UChicago Charter School and  other CPS charter schools, to outperform , on average, other open enrollment CPS schools, airs... Read more »