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As in many cases throughout our history, it is the educators and public school advocates standing on the picket lines who can rightly claim they stand for children (and everyone else!) -- not the officials who forced them into the streets, or those officials' allies.
The seemingly out-of-the-blue Chicago teachers strike is deeply complicated, very important, and a potential political game-changer. Every question about American education and the presidential race is part of the strike.