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Chicago Teachers Union to Mayor Rahm: Improving failed schools full of black kids is RACIST

Karen Lewis

Karen Lewis

From The Daily Caller, by Eric Owens, 04/12/14 – In late March, the Chicago Board of Education announced an ambitious plan to implement its “turnaround” model for three low-performing elementary schools in poor, predominantly black neighborhoods.

The turnaround process involves the sacking of every teacher and staffer at each of the schools, according to an email from the Chicago Teachers Union obtained by The Daily Caller.

Naturally, the union bosses aren’t happy that the nation’s third-largest school district is employing such sweeping measures to improve some of its worst schools.

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