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Teachers’ Union Expelled from School District

anonymous Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 11:44 AM
Unions need to go by the way side, their worst aspect, is keeping teachers that should be fired....
shubi_ Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 11:55 AM
No, their worst aspect is they harm the education of our children.
FairnessMan Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 12:27 PM
No, their worst aspect is that they suck the parents wallets dry with $100K salaries, monster pensions and free gold plated health care for life. And all these goodies for a part time job!
shubi_ Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 1:49 PM
No, the worst aspect is they harm the education of our children.

It is not a part time job.
mforti Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 6:22 PM
Really? When someone only works 180 days a year and gets 185 days off... IT'S A PART TIME JOB!
Rochesternative Wrote: Jul 07, 2012 10:11 PM
Again, not 180 days, most districts are 200.

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...