One extremely upset CPS student has given voice to the frustrations that other students and parents may feel about the lack of changes in CPS classrooms this year following the contract negotiations and the strike. Watch the video below, tell us what school it is if you can tell -- but more importantly tell us if it's true or not. What's different, if anything, since CTU won pay raises, freedom from lesson plan templates, etc. in September?
In the NSFW video, the angry student screams at her teacher for lack of any improvements: "You went on strike for a whole week to get paid to teach us... And now you’re here, and you don’t want to teach. Man, you better teach me something.”
Some of the comments on YouTube:
- Petra Belcher 22 hours agoParents need to do exactly what she is doing. Though she may not know how to do it to get something more done, she is doing something. I applaud her for speaking out and for so many that want to get educated Parents NEED to do something for their kids.Good for you!Even at her age she has learned to speak up for herself.She has a voice and soon she will learn that isn't the way, but she did something.The kids should strike as the teachers and demand a education, a real one.Reply·15
- baines54 4 hours agoShe is not rude, she is upset has a right to be. As an elected school board member, the kids was not learning because of all the politics, nepotism,and racism in public education, I spoke up and was thrown off the school board. Please help her fight because she is correct. Parents are coward and afraid to fight the system. She need heroes to fight for her, I am tired and once they drag you through the media and your friends turn their backs on you, who want this fight. "She Is Right"!Reply·7