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Education Thu May 31 2012

CPS Parent Matt Farmer Puts Penny Pritzker on Trial

Matt Farmer, local activist, musician, attorney, columnist and LSC member, spoke at the CTU rally last week with an interesting conceit: subjecting Board of Education member (and big time Barack Obama fundraiser) Penny Pritzker to a withering mock cross examination. Farmer, like many CPS parents, is incensed at the double standard deployed by the city's elite leadership when it comes to what their kids deserve and what working class children deserve. Watch:


Chicagodad / June 5, 2012 10:12 PM

It seems the rich and powerful who want to dictate how our public schools should be run all send their kids to private schools that would never have the type of "reforms" that are being shoved down the throats of public schools. Arne and Obama are but a few examples, along with Bill Gates.

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