Chicago teachers union president is brash advocate

There are 9 comments on the Sunherald.com story from Sep 12, 2012, titled Chicago teachers union president is brash advocate. In it, Sunherald.com reports that:

But Karen Lewis - who recently referred to the high-stakes talks as "the silly part" of her day - also is a whip-smart Ivy League graduate with a long, distinguished record in the classroom and the overwhelming support of her union's 30,000 members.

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E Pluribus Unum

Fishers, IN

#1 Sep 12, 2012
wow-dis teacher fail to teached Obama how to read properlee!!!;-000h, Barry back to school again;-00

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

Since: Mar 09

Paradise Valley Arizona

#3 Sep 12, 2012
Fire all those radical socialist union democrat teachers, save taxpayers money, and the kids will surely be better off in the long run

Since: Jul 07

Newport News, VA

#4 Sep 12, 2012
this woman has a lot of class: she makes fun of education head Arne's lisp and belittles his harvard degree. did she forget where the prez went to law school? she is a disgrace.
goose

Chicago, IL

#5 Sep 12, 2012
Chicago public schools, another "to big to fail" entity.
I say let it fail and perhaps something better will rise from the ashes.

Sorry.... I forget this IS Chicago!
Robert

Hollywood, FL

#7 Sep 12, 2012
They make how much money and their schools rank where compared to other systems ?

If they don't want to work then hire some new teachers for less money.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#9 Sep 12, 2012
Public Union Teachers are shit. They should all go away forever.
jon

Eatontown, NJ

#12 Sep 13, 2012
a big draw down of money. attack business's and kill the goose. odumba! after the fact! enabled by cheap money and blind regulators.
TedsLiver

Oakland, CA

#13 Sep 13, 2012
Karen needs to hit the gym.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#14 Sep 13, 2012
well, it IS all about the kids...isn't it?

one of the 4 worst things ever to happen to america...

the "great society"
political correctness
teacher's unions
obama

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