Saturday, August 10, 2013

Timothy Meegan: CPS Starving Its Schools To Justify Privatization

Here's a nice follow-up interview of Timothy Meegan, the Roosevelt HS teacher who wrote this tremendous op-ed in the Sun-Times. You know an op-ed is going to be good when it starts with something like this:
On Wednesday July 24, I was physically removed from a Chicago Board of Education meeting after I waited four hours to speak for two minutes. I timed it at two minutes and five seconds, but I was not allowed to finish. While board member Henry Bienen nodded off, I tried to say what I had to say.
If you haven't been paying attention to what's actually happening in public education, Meegan puts it all together for you. It's a good piece.

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