UPDATED: Illinois High School Replaces Striking Teachers And Kids Get Educated #CTUStrike
Update: Union officials agree to end Chicago teachers strike. On the outskirts of Chicago, where 400,000 Chicago kids and their parents are being held hostage and socialists seem to be calling the shots in the CTU strike, lies the city of Lake Forest, Illinois. As in Chicago, the teachers at Lake Forest High School are out on strike. However, unlike Chicago, Lake Forest High School | Read More »
Are Socialists Now Calling the Shots In The Chicago Teachers Strike? #CTUStrike
As the Chicago Teachers Union strike enters its second week of putting 400,000 Chicago kids on the streets, an interesting article in the Chicago Tribune indicates that CTU boss Karen Lewis may have lost control of her union: Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and the union’s other top brass have spent months fueling their membership’s anger through street marches, meeting sit-ins and hostile rhetoric | Read More »
Striking Chicago Teachers Illuminate Struggle to Reform Education
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Joy Pullmann to discuss the strike by Chicago public school teachers, the struggle within the Democratic party to reform education, and what this strike means for the parents of the 300,000 kids who are not in school.
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