Learning Lessons from Chicago (FORUM 2)
Author: CAROL CAREF, KRISTINE MAYLE
CAROL CAREF, KRISTINE MAYLE
This article describes how the Chicago schools system has been bedeviled by the social conditions faced by the city’s inhabitants, and now by attempts to use privatization and school closures as the ‘solution’ to those problems. The article describes how teachers in the Chicago Teachers’ Union combined with community members to challenge the neo-liberal restructuring of the city’s schools.