Tag: chicago public schools

CTU's hypocrisy on Chicago school accountability

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) today links to a press release from the Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) on the news several INCS schools could be closed through new Chicago Public Schools actions: CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today the Chicago Board of Education announced that six charter public schools would be placed on “Academic Watch” – Ace Tech,... Read more »

CTU Strike Ends...And You Had No Say In Any Of It

Just remember as word of the CTU’s House of Delegates’ decision to end the strike breaks: You had no vote in any of this. No student had a vote. No parent had a vote. No elected official had a vote. Only the members of the private organization called the Chicago Teachers Union had a vote... Read more »

I disagree with the union, but love teachers.

I was discussing the teachers’ strike with a friend this morning after breakfast. After covering some of the issues at play she said,  “Criticizing teachers can be hard to do.” That’s true, and rightfully so. I’ve had great teachers, people whom I admire and even love for what they’ve done in my life. I have... Read more »