Monday, November 5, 2012
Lessons from Chicago: How Rank and File Teachers Defend Public Schools
Michael Brunson, the Recording Secretary of the Chicago Teachers Union, was also a speaker at the last PEJAM Forum that included Glen Ford. In this part of the Forum, Michael spells out what the current struggle for public education is about and what is at stake. He also explains how teachers in Chicago organized and pushed back. This is a model for teachers across the country.