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

jimmyjames4 Wrote: Sep 23, 2012 1:10 PM
Well if I were a Teacher, and the product I produced was so mediorce, I'd count my lucky stars I still had a job. But Unions change the way Teachers are held accountable, don't they. Perhaps teacing Gay studies and revisionist History isn't the way to go. Reading, Writing and Arithmetic are fundamental, necessary skills and build the foundation that more enthusiastic students can leverage.

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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