The editorial claims Emanuel showed flexibility. Lewis "fought for her members and her vision for better schools." Teacher views were respected. Agreement terms were fair and balanced. "Teachers, take a day if you must. Then grab this deal while you still have it."
Seven previous articles explained core issues. Union bosses caved on teacher rights. Parents and kids are being hung out to dry, and policy initiatives plunge a dagger into public education's heart.
Emanuel showed flexibility? Lewis fought for teacher rights? Fair and balanced deal? Grab it while you can? Facts prove otherwise. Teachers need to understand what's going on, hold firm, stay and course, and fight. They won't get another chance near-term.
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