Daily Archives: September 10, 2012

Maybe by Walking Out

The Chicago teachers have given the children of Chicago a chance to get a real education. Because they sure aren’t getting one from the ‘professional educators’ of Chicago. 79% of Chicago eighth graders are not proficient in reading. Seventy-nine percent … Continue reading

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Short Circuit

The ugly, ugly math of the GM Chevy Volt: Nearly two years after the introduction of the path-breaking plug-in hybrid, GM is still losing as much as $49,000 on each Volt it builds, according to estimates provided to Reuters by … Continue reading

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Vampire Teachers

Sucking the economic lifeblood out of Chicago. The coverage of the strike has obscured some basic facts. The money has continued to pour into Chicago’s failing public schools in recent years. Chicago teachers have the highest average salary of any … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers Strike

26,000 Chicago teachers are set to walk out today, manning picket lines instead of their classrooms. “This is a difficult decision and one we hoped we could have avoided,” she said. “We must do things differently in this city if … Continue reading

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