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"A" Is for Agitation: Radical Chicago Teachers on Parade

Chestertonfan Wrote: Sep 12, 2012 11:32 AM
Sorry, I feel like one of the Chiago school children-I don'tget the arithmetic. 400,000+ school children. Just under 30,000 teachers. 400,000/30,000=13.3 children per teacher. even accepting some specialists (gym, music, etc.) how does that give you 37 children per class? please exlpain.

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis walks, talks and barks like a rootsy Occupy Wall Street activist. But this Big Labor loudmouth who's leading the abandonment of nearly 400,000 schoolchildren in the Windy City is just another power-grabbing union fat cat.

Instead of academic excellence, she rails about "social justice." Instead of accountability, she fumes about "profits" and curses merit pay. Lewis has marched with the Occu-clowns denouncing capitalism and promoting "socialism (as) the alternative." She raves: "Occupy Wall Street and the whole concept of the 99 percent is an extraordinarily important movement."

And she earned praise as a...