"This was a strike of choice and is now a delay of choice that is wrong for our children. Every day our kids are kept out of school is one more day we fail in our mission: to ensure that every child in every community has an education that matches their potential.”
September 16, 2012
"I will not stand by while the children of Chicago are played as pawns in an internal dispute within a union."
Said Rahm Emanuel, after the Chicago Teachers Union decided to extended its strike.