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Rahm to Sue Chicago Teachers

Dark Matter Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 7:46 AM
Abolish the public school system. Clearly it has failed. When the communists are running a muck throughout the land and a genocide invasion via immigration is underway, you can be sure that public education is a complete failure and needs to die an immediate death.
americathebeautiful Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 7:53 AM
And Dark Matter, in the Chicago public school system 79% of students graduating out of the system CANNOT READ and 80% of them CANNOT DO BASIC MATH.

If anyone in the private sector had such an enormously horrible work record......THEY WOULD BE FIRED.
HomeschoolEducator Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 8:03 AM
We also need to remember that those numbers were very similar when the guy in charge was none other than our Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan. Makes one wonder how he was OK'd by the Senate. Certainly wasn't on his record...of course his boss wasn't elected on a record either.
Dark Matter Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 8:12 AM
carol
It has to do with the curriculum. It doesn't take a genius to teach a first grader to read. It takes a good reading program.
americathebeautiful Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 8:25 AM
Just WHAT are you saying, homeschooled. Are you trying desperately to defend emanuel and those damnable teachers unions? Huh?

If so, YOU are then a HUGE part of the problem and YOU are NOT working towards a solution. Is it OK by you that our kids today are hopelessly STUPID and IGNORANT after attending 12 years (well, at least some do attend 12 years and in Chicago they have a 40% drop out rate) of supposed education.

GIVE ME A BREAK.......when are we all going to finally, for once and for all, DEAL WITH THE REAL PROBLEM.
Rahm to Sue Chicago Teachers The Chicago teachers union has decided to continue their strike, depriving students of teachers for another week, entrenching an increasingly public and bitter labor dispute.

Reports said that the union’s delegates would meet on Tuesday, meaning that schools in the nation’s third largest school district would be unlikely to open before Wednesday.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has now threatened to sue to force the end of the strike and force the unions back into the classrooms to teach Chicago children.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he will file a...