Grading Rahm Emanuel

and as a champion of the neoliberal agenda that calls corporations people and not only puts them first, but demands the blood of working people and our most vulnerable.

Diane Ravitch's blog

NPR says Rahm Emanuel gets a “mixed” grade at midterm.

On education, his grade is not mixed.

It is a big fat F.

He will remembered long after his term ends as the mayor who closed 50 public schools.

He will be remembered as the mayor who showed callous indifference to the children of Chicago.

He will be remembered for putting Rich Investors First.

He will be remembered for his contribution to the destruction and privatization of public education in Chicago.

He will be remembered because he did not fight so that all children had the opportunities available to his own.

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