Quoting Ted Sizer’s hopes for the Coalition of Essential Schools in 1983. “I hope that we can change the conversation.” Well, Chicago teachers, you have. Sometimes, as John Dewey noted, you can only learn when you are moving, in action, exploring, experimenting, taking risks. You’ve unparalyzed us, Chicago. Victory is already yours and ours–even before I’ve read any new contract language.
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