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Kicked Out of County, Darth Union Strikes Back

anonymous Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 8:57 AM
When teachers go on strike, the city's should fire them........then offer to hire them back with a 30% reduction in benefits and a 20% reduction in pay......then hire teachers from out side the city/state.......
Daniel982 Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 9:26 AM
Any rehires should have a performance review, right up to and including the administrative level. Maybe give the prospective rehires an eighth grade final exam from the early 1900s.

I graduated HS in 1968. One of the two best teachers I had in HS was eighty six. The other was twenty nine. The majority of the others should have been doing something else.

Get rid of the department of education and let the states run their schools. Think of all the money to be saved by eliminating bureaucrat salaries and benefits.

All over the country, union leaders are demanding that communities cough up extra cash to help “make teachers whole.” And unions around the country are testing the waters with teachers by asking teachers in budget stricken districts to vote “no confidence” in the community to send a message to taxpayers to cough up cash or else.

Note: This is an important update to a previous story about one county that kicked out it's public employees' union.     

The “or else?”


In Chicago, the teachers strike was preceded, as it has been elsewhere, by a token “vote of no confidence” circulated by the Chicago Teachers Union, an...