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Chicago Teachers Union President Laughs About Lying to Parents, Turning Students Into “Hostages”

JediJoe Wrote: Jun 25, 2013 1:52 PM
This dimwitted, obnoxious cow is the reason Chicago's kids are so stupid...
mjacobson695 Wrote: Jun 27, 2013 7:44 AM
If thisis one of the teachers ?? What are the rest ?? Get the federal government out of education !!!!!
Tom2221 Wrote: Jun 25, 2013 3:11 PM
And she is fat and ugly, too.

Why is our government education system so dysfunctional? Perhaps because parents often don’t get the truth and administrators and teachers are constantly fighting each other.

That much can be discerned from the words of Karen Lewis, president of the radical Chicago Teachers Union.

Lewis appeared before the New York Collective of Radical Educators (an appropriate audience, to be sure) March 16 to give the keynote address at the group’s annual conference.

Lewis reminisced about her teaching days, when she would lie to parents when it came time to discuss their child’s performance. She then said – because...