Chicago Strike Reveals Dearth of US E...

Chicago Strike Reveals Dearth of US Education Policy Supported by Both Major Parties

There are 3 comments on the Common Dreams story from Sep 12, 2012, titled Chicago Strike Reveals Dearth of US Education Policy Supported by Both Major Parties. In it, Common Dreams reports that:

It's not surprising, given the strike's high profile, that the GOP vice presidential candidate would weigh in on the debate, but his comments on Monday night at fundraising event highlight that when it comes to education reform, the two major parties have come to a partial consensus that school reform should be done by sidelining teachers, not ... (more)

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Sue Robbins

AOL

#1 Sep 12, 2012
Unionizing Teachers removed the focus on effective public education. How sad for our children. How sad for us all.
Truth Facts

Dayton, OH

#2 Sep 12, 2012
Well i'd say that King Hussein's comments and the trickery that he's used about education reform were smoke and mirrors.If the KING was a true leader he would have already spoke out against the teacher strike and suggest they return to work,no he refuses to do so because he will lose union support.To say this is a local issue not a federal issue is pure bull**** the DOE is funded by the federal Gov. more than anyother nation in the world yet we still rank among the worst education systems in the world.Apparently the kids are the losers in all of this and these mafia unions and greedy ass teachers could care less about future generations.As far as Romney goes when he left as Gov his state ranked #1 in the nation in schools so he must know a little about education unlike the fraud n chief who is more worried votes than educating children.
joe nelson

AOL

#3 Sep 12, 2012
The Obama is crippled by fear that unions may stop buying democratic politicians. Like with the Unions, the chiildren's best interests aren't even on the Obama's radar. In his defense, he never pretended to be worthy of our trust and we elected him anyway.

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