Striking Chicago Teachers Illuminate Struggle to Reform Education

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On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Joy Pullmann to discuss the strike by Chicago public school teachers, the struggle within the Democratic party to reform education, and what this strike means for the parents of the 300,000 kids who are not in school.


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350,000 Chicago Students Out of School for Teachers Strike
U.S. Department of Education: 79% of Chicago 8th Graders Not Proficient in Reading
How Michelle Rhee Is Taking Over the Democratic Party
Teachers strike leaves parents scrambling: ‘As long as they’re on strike, I can’t work either.’
Joy Pullmann at Heartland Institute

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