Teachers union, fired teachers sue Chicago for racial discrimination
The Chicago Teachers Union is supporting three recently fired black teachers who are suing the city for racial discrimination.
Donald Garrett Jr., Robert Green and Vivionell Brown Jr. lost their jobs because of the Chicago Board of Educationís turnaround program, which replaces most of the administrative and teaching staff at low-performing schools.
These turnarounds tend to hit schools with above-average numbers of black faculty members, and they have contributed to a 10-percent reduction in black teachers in the past decade.
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