Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Last Stand for Children First: Last Stand for Children First Makes Endorsement in Chicago Teachers Union Election

Last Stand for Children First: Last Stand for Children First Makes Endorsement in Chicago Teachers Union Election:


Last Stand for Children First Makes Endorsement in Chicago Teachers Union Election



Internal union politics is probably the last place that an education group like ourselves should be getting involved.  However, sometimes a candidate or a group of candidates come along that you have no choice, but to proclaim your admiration and support for.   In the Chicago Teachers Union election, The Coalition to Save Our Union is just such a group.

We do not like activist teacher's unions.   They bother us and bring visions of future class warfare or something.   Karen Lewis seems to have the Chicago teachers protesting something every single week.  We would much prefer a different type of leader, someone like Tanya Sanders-Wolff who knows that you don't have to open your mouth to let your voice be heard.

While CORE is all about confrontation, TCTSOU is more about compromise.   When the current teachers 

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