Support striking Chicago teachers!
Faced with class sizes of 30-50 students, longer work hours and no raises, crumbling schools with temperatures over 90 degrees and no air conditioning, reduced health care benefits and up to 6,000 teachers potentially being fired in the next two years, public school teachers in Chicago went on strike today.
We need to show our support for these teachers as they fight for better schools, because the unelected Chicago Board of Education will do whatever it can to make the teachers look greedy.
Sign our petition in support of striking Chicago teachers. We will send them the signatures as they walk the picket line.
Keep fighting! We strongly support your struggle for better schools and educational justice.
|Number||Date||Name||Add a personal comment for ...|
|1190||Sun Sep 23 22:40:23 EDT 2012||Guadalupe Pina|
|1189||Mon Sep 17 16:36:16 EDT 2012||RosaMaria Manuzzi||TEACHERS ARE RIGHT>|
|1188||Mon Sep 17 11:22:40 EDT 2012||John Leaman|
|1187||Mon Sep 17 07:31:45 EDT 2012||Mario Aguirre||210 -->209I have a friend that gives his heart, soul and money to the kids and all he gets back is the gratitude of some of his students, the success of some going to college and the harassment of a failing institution!|
|1186||Sun Sep 16 15:50:45 EDT 2012||Stephanie Samu|
|1185||Sun Sep 16 11:13:50 EDT 2012||si fisherman||stay strong|
|1184||Sat Sep 15 21:32:42 EDT 2012||sheila decker|
|1183||Sat Sep 15 19:51:08 EDT 2012||Rocio Reynos o|
|1182||Sat Sep 15 15:19:17 EDT 2012||Kendrick Pitak|
|1181||Sat Sep 15 11:44:33 EDT 2012||Eric Owens|
|1180||Sat Sep 15 09:55:21 EDT 2012||dana rappaport|
|1179||Sat Sep 15 07:42:17 EDT 2012||Dana Davidson|
|1178||Fri Sep 14 16:11:09 EDT 2012||Tara Davis|
|1177||Fri Sep 14 13:48:54 EDT 2012||Miriam Rodriguez|
|1176||Fri Sep 14 00:52:47 EDT 2012||Bill Bailey||Go Chicago Teachers! Washington Education Association is with you in your fight!|
|1175||Fri Sep 14 00:11:22 EDT 2012||Margaret Klubben||We know you're fighting for ALL of us! My kids, grandchildren, and future great grandchildren will be the beneficiaries of this struggle! IN SOLIDARITY!|
|1174||Thu Sep 13 22:50:48 EDT 2012||Leticia barrera||My children deserve better schools!|
|1173||Thu Sep 13 22:25:58 EDT 2012||Maurine Stenwick||we support you. Being paid for the hours you work, having the required supplies to teach all your students like books and computers, having a private space for private conversations, and all.|
|1172||Thu Sep 13 21:43:37 EDT 2012||Misty Hook||I am so proud that you all are standing up for your rights and those of the children you teach. Please continue to speak truth to power. Don't give in!! There are a LOT of us who are really rooting for More....|
|1171||Thu Sep 13 20:34:21 EDT 2012||Steve Sugarman|
|1170||Thu Sep 13 18:22:20 EDT 2012||Wanda Ballentine||From former teacher.|
|1169||Thu Sep 13 18:12:07 EDT 2012||David P||Solidarity forever!! From a union family....an AFSCME public employee and a MEA union schoolteacher!!|
|1168||Thu Sep 13 17:48:46 EDT 2012||Hector Gonzalez||As a union labor researcher, uncle of 4 kids, and youth activist, issues of equality and education are very important to me. The cps school system can be represented as a model of our country, unequal More....|
|1167||Thu Sep 13 17:29:34 EDT 2012||Rog Lucido||The kids can't strike so you are doing if for them. I know this is a great sacrifice for all of you and your families but the action will be a model and hope for all educators and their desire for autonomy More....|
|1166||Thu Sep 13 16:31:46 EDT 2012||Kirk Teeters|
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