Another state law sets consistent teacher discipline policies that would be invalidated as well. Why does that matter? It was recently reported that one school district had shockingly lax discipline policies. For instance, teachers couldn’t be fired until the fifth time they were found to be teaching under the influence of alcohol and the third time teaching under the influence of drugs. A teacher selling drugs to students would keep their job unless they were caught red-handed twice.
But make no mistake, the ballot initiative comes with a $1.6 billion price tag – transferring cash from taxpayers’ pockets to Big Labor’s coffers. It’s meant to be costly and that’s why the unions are spending tens of millions of dollars trying to pass it. The only jobs that Proposal 2 “protects” are those of union bosses.