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SFNY's Lasher Talks to Fox 5 News About Inappropriate Union Rhetoric

StudentsFirstNY Executive Director Micah Lasher talked to Fox 5 News about the inappropriateness of a union chief’s use of the term “blood libel.” United Federation of Teachers President Leo Casey used the derogatory term to describe how he felt after former CNN White House Correspondent Campbell Brown said that the union was protecting tenured educators who have been found guilty of sexual misconduct.

According to Fox 5 News, Lasher was outraged by the use of the term, which appeared in a blog post:

The blog is titled "Blood LIbel" and it asserts that Lasher, Mayor Mike Bloomberg, and former CNN anchor Campbell Brown - among others - slandered the UFT.

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