When a charter school staff decides to unionize, they are effectively destroying the school’s flexibility and innovation – the very things that make charter schools work. Unionized charter schools are burdened with teacher contracts that dictate how every nanosecond of the school day is to be spent.
That makes them carbon copies of the schools that so many children want to escape.
Unions are the death knell for charter schools, and that’s exactly what the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association want.
At first the unions tried to prevent the formation of charter schools. That didn’t work, so now they are trying to infiltrate and destroy them from within. The American people should be aware of this dangerous effort to kill a very promising educational option.
Kyle is founder of Education Action Group and EAGnews.org, a news service dedicated to education reform and school spending research, reporting, analysis and commentary.
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