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Appreciate -- on the maintenance.
That commitment here is to make sure that you don't cut education resources.
And as well you got great principle comedy yummy treat got the resources keep -- -- get a -- And he has a lot of other types of things that he wants to do like tax cuts for the most fortunate.
I mean there's going to be tremendous tremendous cuts in education and those -- the right choices.
Well that's sick.
Our mayor Rahm Emanuel saying.
Thanks but no thanks to Mitt Romney who released the statement siding with the mayor against the striking Chicago teachers unions.
And is you listen to mayor Emanuel you would think things are just boffo in.
Chicago that the students are doing great education is flourishing public education is shining jewel in the -- -- No public -- by the way from President Obama.
But that really isn't that surprising because the president doesn't want to upset the teachers' unions but someone better upset those unions because tonight we're gonna talk.
Turkey we may.
We need to just recognize.
The teachers' unions are killing our kids chances of a better life in this country.
-- -- -- Teachers unions are responsible for killing our kids chances.
For a better a -- You would be forgiven.
If you -- when you hear one of the luminaries.
Of the -- say that this teachers strike is all about the kids.
All about the kids.
Well here's what the kids are getting right now.
More than half -- more than half 52%.
Of -- 52%.
Of Chicago's fourth graders are below basic levels are breeding.
And you can understand -- teachers who would want to have a raise because they're doing that well with those kids.
More than a third 36%.
Are below -- basic.
In in -- 40% drop out before they graduate 40%.
And just six.
Out of every hundred students in Chicago.
-- for your college degrees six out of a hundred.
What are Chicago taxpayers paying -- What are they getting out of those as they describe themselves this respected teachers.
Well here's one thing the teachers are getting that doesn't seem to be getting a lot of focus.
Out of every education dollar.
Going into public education in -- state of Illinois goes to know.
Teacher retirement costs.
Teachers are asking well for a actually 35% raise their asking for a 26% raise.
When they already make an average annual salary of 76000.
Dollars one of the highest pay levels in the country.
The people in Chicago don't have much of a voice.
But let's take a look at who's really in control and -- We turn to the -- Chicago.
Chicago Arab nets.
Of its funding and you were listening to Rama -- there he's in charge of the funding right.
39% of the money comes from local sources property taxes fees.
Paid by Chicago residents.
Of their budget.
Comes from state taxpayers 27%.
Getting perilously close to what the local taxpayers.
Are -- And got to run a budget right 17%.
Of their money right now in Chicago that's right I -- 17%.
Seventeen per cent of their money comes from the federal government in Chicago.
In dollar terms the federal government has provided Chicago schools with more than four billion dollars over four years.
That's more are you ready.
That's more than a loan 101000 dollars in that period per student 101000 dollars.
That's why it makes some people furious.
When they hear that.
Teachers are more preoccupied with political correctness.
Than the kids they're supposed to be serving by the way.
When you add this up this leaves another 17% because they have to balance their budgets.
In Chicago in case you're wondering about this.
The -- borrow.
Million dollars spent to pay that debt.
That they already oh plus another 400.
Million dollars -- bonds because they couldn't balance their budget you see the game being played in Chicago and other school districts all across the country.
Did you know for example when we talk about.
Political correctness that Portland public school teachers are undergoing equity training this week equity training.
So that teachers can do better with map and -- it now.
Not science so they can better understand their own quote.
I'm not making this up obviously.
One teacher reportedly mentioned a peanut butter sandwich and a less than last year.
-- this principle highly sensitized.
And of white and of course took issue that saying quote.
What about -- or Hispanic students who might not eat sandwiches.
Do you don't.
There -- those moments in this country which suggesting that -- Hispanic for example.
Only -- tacos would be considered.
For you folks there in Portland in education and educational administration.
To suggest that a Somali doesn't eat a sandwich.
I mean this is where we're going folks.
We can't get a kid out of school.
40% of of dropping out nationwide it's almost 50%.
In Georgia high school students had to fight -- out of state atheist -- they keep their pre game prayers.
During football -- And in New York City a principle here actually banned kindergarten students from singing.
God bless the USA because he was concerned it might offend.
The most offensive thing about public education in this country right debt.
Is what we're permitting to be done to our kids.
There seems to be no shame in Chicago.
Let's hope the rest of the country.
The rest of the country finds a sense of the future that insurers this country's -- Getting a public education.
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