Posts tagged "Violence in Chicago"

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 »

Better than the NCAA final four, Berkowitz w/ 36th Ward aldermanic candidate Aquino and 41st Ward aldermanic candidate Napolitano, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV].  The show features 36th Ward Aldermanic candidate  Omar Aquino debating and discussing the key ward and city-wide issues with show host Jeff Berkowitz in the first half of the show. Aquino... Read more »

Better than Andy Shaw w/Mayor Emanuel: Berkowitz w/ Chicago Ald. Waguespack, web and cable

Jeff  Berkowitz: You don’t want to see what happen? Ald. Scott Waguespack: Only 20% to 40% of the kids reading at grade level in CPS. Jeff Berkowitz: But, they are. It is indisputable. It has been going on for the last twenty years. Why do you think we should give CPS traditional schools another 20... Read more »

Better than the cable coverage of the bombings in Boston: Berkowitz w/Ald. Rey Colon on grading Mayor Emanuel's performance

Ald. Rey Colon: …I think that education options, whether its charters, whether its vouchers, need to be explored… Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features 35th Ward Alderman Rey Colon debating and discussing, among other topics, Rahm Emanuel’s performance on improving education, city finances and public safety during his first two years as... Read more »