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Chicago: Teachers Go on Strike "For the Kids"

Bear Trax Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 9:03 AM
Here's just another case of too many drones "on the payroll, for the children" Illinois just can't aford the Assistand Deputy Lieutenant Administrator for Third and Fourth grade seating arrangement and his staff of 35 when only 32 were authorized. They must economize.

For the first time in 25 years, hundreds of Chicago students are at home today and not in school because 26,000 unionized teachers in the country's third largest school district went on strike late last night after demands for a 19 percent pay increase were not met. While they strike today, 23 million Americans won't have the opportunity to go to work as the nation's unemployment still sits above 8 percent. Recent college graduates who can't find a job in this economy, will also be sitting at home while teachers protest on the picket lines.

"We will walk...