ICYMI—What Chicago Teachers are Fighting For

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–September 10, 2012.  As Mitt Romney and others politicize the Chicago teachers strike, we thought people ought to actually read this one-pager on the education reforms Chicago’s teachers are actually seeking before offering their opinions. http://bit.ly/P58nnL

Their reasons:

1. Recognize That Class Size Matters
2. Educate The Whole Child
3. Create More Robust Wrap-around Services
4. Address Inequities In Our System
5. Help Students Get Off To A Good Start
6. Respect And Develop The Professionals
7. Teach All Students
8. Provide Quality School Facilities
9. Partner With Parents
10. Fully Fund Education

Additionally, here’s a statement from the Chicago Teachers Union explaining why they are on strike: http://bit.ly/PiOv2E

Source: aflcio.org