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Teachers’ Union Expelled from School District

Ann272 Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 6:48 PM
Correct. The head of a local community B.o.c.e.s. here makes over $400,000 a year. His background is a B.S. in Eduction. and years working in the system. The texts of the school books are frequently rewritten to be politially correct=I was an English teacher and can assure you most high school students are no longer very well read, but their thumbs are incredibly apt at texting.

The trouble with education in this country starts and ends with unions. They are out-of- touch museum relics, fitting for a day that used rotary presses to distribute the news, but wildly inappropriate for an age that‘s both wired and wireless.

Unions have prevented, and continue to prevent, much-needed reforms in education, public finance and government. They cultivate a sense of entitlement wholly out of order for the times, which call for more self-reliance and entrepreneurship.

Frankly, unions suck.

Really.

They suck the money out of our wallets; they suck productivity out of workers; and suck up all the leavings from the...