The Marc Steiner Show

September 11, 2012 – Segment 1

The Chicago teachers’ strike is in its second day, with almost 30,000 teachers and support staff walking out over reforms proposed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, President Obama’s former chief of staff. We discuss what the strike means for not just unions but teachers’ work lives and the future direction of education in America. Our guests are:

 

NICK MCDANIELS

  • BALTIMORE CITY HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER
  • MEMBER OF THE BALTIMORE TEACHERS UNION
  • MEMBER OF THE EDUCATORS FOR DEMOCRATIC SCHOOLS CAUCUS

DR. ROBERT W. SIMMONS III

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF TEACHER EDUCATION
  • AFFILIATE FACULTY, AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES AT LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MARYLAND

CHERYL BOST

  • MSEA VICE PRESIDENT
  • MEMBER OF THE MARYLAND COUNCIL FOR EDUCATOR EFFECTIVENESS
  • TAUGHT IN BALTIMORE COUNTY FOR OVER 20 YEARS, UNTIL LAST YEAR

PAULINE LIPMAN

  • PROFESSOR OF EDUCATIONAL POLICY STUDIES
  • DIRECTOR OF THE COLLABORATIVE FOR EQUITY AND JUSTICE IN EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-CHICAGO
  • COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF TEACHERS FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

MICHAEL J. PETRILLI

  • EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT FOR THE THOMAS B. FORDHAM INSTITUTE

 

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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