Rahm brings Chicago together. Chicago cop wearing CTU buttons at teacher demonstration. Photo: John Kugler.
John Dillon’s vocabulary of the day. Hobson’s Choice. The perception of a choice when there really isn’t one.
Diane Ravitch talks about the War on Public Education and Tuesday’s election in Wisconsin on the Ed Show. Excuse the Wal-Mart advertisement.
Where are the job losses? In the public sector. We’re talking teachers.
When Scott Walker was a student at Marquette he was considered “pouty,” a loser before quitting two years early.
Call the leadership of the Illinois Education Association (1-217-544-0706), the National Education Association (1-202-833-4000), the Illinois Federation of Teachers (1-217-544-8562), the Illinois Public Pension Fund Association (1-630-784-0406), AFSCME Council 31 (1-217-788-2800), Illinois AFL-CIO (1-217-544-4014), Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois (1-217-522-8180), Service Employees International Union (1-202-730-7173), Teamsters Local Union #700 (1-847-939-9700) and other unions of the “We Are One” Labor Coalition without delay. Tell them you are willing to fight for your rights and benefits; tell them you support their efforts and are willing to do whatever is required to safeguard your constitutional rights and to halt impending contractual infringements.