Wednesday, January 02, 2013

NBCT helped lead resurgence of teachers unions

Karen Lewis Karen Lewis, the head of the Chicago Teachers Union and a retired National Board Certified Teacher, has been named the 2012 Education Person of the Year by education analyst Michael J. Petrilli. Lewis made headlines last year by leading a strike in Chicago that helped unify teachers unions and was a "public relations success," Petrilli writes. Lewis' efforts were a key part of what he calls the "year of the resurgent teachers union." Thomas B. Fordham Institute/Flypaper blog
Karen Lewis: the Anti-Ed-Reform Idol.
Photo from the Chicago Tribune

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