By John Ruberry -
As further proof that the Chicago Teachers Union is run by ulta-leftists, I present to you a blast email that I received from Norine Gutekanst, the organizing coordinator for the CTU.
Gutekanst, who welcomed Occupy Chicago to their South Side headquarters in January, is urging people to take part in Black Friday protests at local Walmarts.
To her credit--at least the day after Thanksgiving isn't a school day.
On the other hand, what does protesting America's largest private-sector employer have to do with educating children? Barely half of Chicago Public School high school students graduate and just 15 percent of CPS fourth graders can read proficiently.
Gutekanst's email--with some formatting changes so it would conform within Blogger.com post settings--follows. Not a word has been changed--with the exception of a phone number I omitted. Everything below "Solidarity Action" appears to be an original message from OUR Walmart & Warehouse Workers for Justice. ...More HERE