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Sun-Times breaks a story about the CTU that the CTU broke nine months ago.

perplexedOld news about the “greedy” CTU doing a better job supporting public education and doing a better job than the school board. As CPS closed schools, investment in privatized charter schools flourished!

Fred Klonsky

AR-141029940The CTU sold this building. Old news. Not a scoop.

The Sun-Times investigative reporters Dan Mihalopoulos and Lauren Fitzpatrick report a news scoop that reminds me of the one Mihalopoulos broke about CTU President Karen Lewis when she was considering a mayoral run.

Do you remember the one Mihapolousos did about Lewis’ vast real estate holdings: A Hawaiian time share and a family home in Michigan?

A bogus story if there ever was one.

Today, the Watchdogs of the Sun-Times uncovered the fact that the CTU sold a building it owned, placed the money in a bank account and established a foundation that awards grants to groups that advance the cause of public education and social justice.

This story isn’t bogus.

It’s just old news.

Crain’s carried the story of the building sale last April.

And the CTU reported it on their own web site nine months ago.

The Foundation received $8.1 million from…

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