The Independent

Walking the Picket Line with Chicago Teachers

Daniel Williams, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2012

For the first time in 25 years, 30,000 members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) went on strike on Sept. 10, 2012. The strike was an historic moment, since Chicago has been ground zero for the education “reform” movement and the neoliberal agenda of privatization. Aside from what it means for the state of education, the...

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