Midweek Post from Chicago: A Striking Teacher’s Perspective

Monday, September, 17, 12 § Leave a comment

Apologies for breaking my own promise to only post once a week. But I imagine some of you have been following the Chicago teacher’s strike, and I think this letter from a teacher, on education historian Diane Ravitch’s website, offers an important perspective.

Click to read A Chicago Teacher: Why I Am Striking.

The teacher’s words make more resonant Ellen Biderman’s comment on our second post, in which she reminded us that change must come slowly. Whatever new forms we envision for our schools, they must be developed with the energy and collboration of teachers. (SB)

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