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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Chicago Teachers Vote to End Strike

Posted by on Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 3:29 PM

Chicago teachers have voted to end their strike and go back to work in the nation's 3rd largest school district. That's great news for Chicago's 350,000 students, and bad news for Mitt Romney, who loses a potential issue with which to lash out at Democrats.

 

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Hee hee!
Posted by gloomy gus on September 18, 2012 at 3:36 PM · Report this
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Actually you don't know it's great news for students until you've seen the terms of the settlement. Remember that teachers' working conditions are students' learning conditions.
Posted by Gompers on September 18, 2012 at 3:43 PM · Report this
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Yeah if it wasn't for the early end to the strike he totally would have won Illinois!
Posted by Reader01 on September 18, 2012 at 3:44 PM · Report this
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they DO NOT EARN $76,000 a year! according to the bureau of labor statistics it is $57,000 (avg) http://preaprez.wordpress.com/2012/09/12…
Posted by Linda J on September 18, 2012 at 7:16 PM · Report this
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Most parents are breathing a sigh of relief for the free daycare and meals that "school" provides.
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on September 18, 2012 at 7:57 PM · Report this
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I'd hate to hear what Rahm has been yelling at the union, but whatever it was, it worked.
Posted by sarah70 on September 18, 2012 at 8:28 PM · Report this
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@Goldy, think about the Chicago teachers strike, then think about the NFL ref strike.

There is something there, I'm not sure what. But I sense something and it is curious.
Posted by Machiavelli was framed on September 18, 2012 at 9:05 PM · Report this

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