This afternoon at 4pm, a coalition of Chicago teachers, parents, students and community members will meet at Daley Plaza to voice their displeasure with the announcement last week by Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett that 61 Chicago Public Schools will be closed before the opening of the 2013-2014 school year.
Here's the QOTD, from the excellent Salon's review of Matt Bai's little book:
[Rahm] Emanuel snarls: "I have my knee on their vertebrae, and I'm not going to let up on the pressure until I hear the vertebrae snap."
What's that sound I hear?
It's not snapping vertabrae.
It's so nice and quiet, I think I'll sleep now. Read more about Rahm Emanuel is a pussy