CPS President talks Arne Duncan lisp from Drudge

Arne Duncan

Arne Duncan

Teachers union prez makes fun of Secy of Ed. Arne Duncan’s

So true I know Karen very well and she speaks the truth can’t help it.  Here’s a good bio for her from Chicago Trib: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2011-09-11/news/ct-met-karen-lewis-teachers-union-0911-20110911_1_union-president-karen-lewis-mayor-emanuel-substitute-teacher.

She is not backing down from Rahm Emanuel either.  Her remarks did come off as a joke and she apologized because she mentioned his lisp.  It happens.  We have talked about Arne many times and wondered of course how he got that job in the first place back when he was hired.  His credentials speak for themselves.  He is not an educator period.  My son had a lisp and the public schools fixed it.  I don’t really see a reason for apology just pro forma.  You go girl.

he had gone to public school, he would have had that lisp fixed’…

By Joel
Hood Tribune reporter9:18 a.m.
CST, November
15, 2011
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has
accepted an apology from the president of the Chicago Teachers Union for a joke
she made about him having a lisp.At a union event in Seattle last month,
Karen Lewis said she could tell Duncan “went to a private school, because if he
had gone to a public school, he would have had that lisp fixed.” Her comments
were caught on video.Lewis said Monday she was wrong to make the joke
and called Duncan to explain.
Education department spokesman Justin Hamilton
said today that Duncan accepted her apology.

A clip of Lewis’ remarks was
widely circulated online Monday by a nonprofit education group. In the half-hour
video, Lewis says of Duncan, “Now, you know he went to a private school because
if he had gone to a public school he would have had that lisp


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