September 12, 2012

The Chicago Teachers Strike

By Bellwether

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Chicago teachers on strike: How the union’s fight over merit pay and job security highlights a broader national struggle.

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(Note: The discussion about the Chicago Teachers Strike begins at about minute 10 of both the audio recording and the written transcript.)

Diane Ravitch, author and professor at New York University
Rick Hess, resident scholar and director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute
Andy Rotherham, co-founder of Bellwether Education, author of the weekly “School of Thought” column for TIME and blogger at
Adrian Fenty, former mayor of Washington, DC

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