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It’s wrong to characterize this string of protests in Detroit as selfish actions taken by a minority of teachers–or a union-driven overreaction to a belt-tightening. There’s a lot at stake here, beginning with the survival of a major public school system. Think this could never happen in your state or district? There doesn’t seem to be much to prevent collapse of public education in Detroit, except for the professional courage of its teachers.

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