Dennis Van Roekel on Chicago Teachers' Strike
Mr. Van Roekel also reacted to a video clip of comments the previous day on “Washington Journal” by Stephen Sawchuck, assistant editor of Education Week.
Dennis Van Roekel, president of the National Education Association, talked about the strike by public school teachers in Chicago and similar problems facing other cities. Topics included the strained relations between teachers unions and the Democratic Party and the possible political implications. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
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