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Just as Intended, Teachers Strike Hurts Families

Reyne Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 3:54 PM
First of all, all school terms are 10 months, not 9, and if teachers were making six figures, they wouldn't such a hard time finding people to teach in these schools. Jealous much? WHy aren't you complaining about what the administrators (school or otherwise) and govt bureaucrats make for sitting comfortably at a desk. They don't have to break up fights, get cursed at and verbally abused by the thuggees.
The true long-term impact of the Chicago teachers strike may be not be known for some time. But there is no mystery about its impact in the immediate term -- anxiety, panic, and disruption for myriad mothers and fathers left in the lurch when 30,000 members of the Chicago Teachers Union walked away from their classrooms last week just as a new school year was getting underway.

"Parents and guardians frantically sought last-minute child care, pleaded with their bosses for leniency, and hoped that their kids would return to school sooner rather than later," reported the Chicago...