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Revealed: The Newest, Secret Tactic by the American Federation of Teachers to Get You to Cough Up More Cash

Huskie Wrote: Sep 23, 2012 5:54 PM
The point here is UNIONS public sector ones need to be eliminated they are taking us to the cleaners all over the country. Ours does the same thing here in nebraska and so do police/fire--huge benefits and they demand more all the time. we are broke cannot afford their perks anymore

Kevlar wrote: Lots of us owe our love of numbers to our Public School Education.

40 percent is the drop-out rate for Chicago Public School Children

40 percent is how many Chicago Public School Teachers won’t send their kids to any public school…not even in Suburbia

40 percent of Chicago Public School 8th Graders rated “basic” and 36 percent rated “below basic” so nearly 80% were not proficient in reading

40 thousand dollars – average household income of Chicago Tax Payers ----- well over 100 thousand is the average household income of Chicago Public School Teachers


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