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Why Teachers’ Unions Matter

Nowadays a newspaper cannot be opened — or a TV turned on — without one being subjected to anti-teacher misinformation.  The anti-teacher hysteria looks diverse on the surface, but underneath, this public controversy seeks to dislodge teachers unions: the right-wing trashes teachers’ unions outright, while the “liberal” media takes a more subtle, sophisticated approach, blaming the state of public education on “bad teachers” who must be fired and replaced.  Both styles are the same in essence.   Read More…


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  1. . Union members seem to believe that a raise is earned by bargaining rather than by excellent classroom performance or on-the-job performance.
    $23 Billion dollar bailout to the teachers unions. (paid their unfunded pensions, healthcare plans and benefits?)
    This is on top of the $100 Billion given to education, $48 billion in direct aid to states for education. And more.
    Everyone’s Taxes are Paying for the Indoctrination of America’s Children.
    At the Top of NEA’s Recommended Reading List is:
    ‘Rules for Radicals’ by Saul Alinsky, a Neo-Marxist that espoused the 13 Ways to Overthrow the USA.

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