Chicago Teachers' Strike

Stephen Sawchuck discussed the strike of public school teachers in Chicago. He talked about the agreement in principle that had been… read more

Stephen Sawchuck discussed the strike of public school teachers in Chicago. He talked about the agreement in principle that had been reached in Chicago that would allow schools to restart and the overall implications for public school reform efforts across the country. He stressed the most important issue was the use of student test scores to gauge teacher salary and performance evaluations. Other factors mentioned included class size, textbook purchasing, and the professionalism of the teachers. Viewer questions were taken via telephone and electronic devices. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 15, 2012

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  • Sep 15, 2012 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 15, 2012 | 8:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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