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Sad Violin Alert: Michigan Teacher Upset She Can't Retire...at Age 47

BigAl6 Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 1:17 PM
So at age 60 she would have been teaching 43 years - she must have been a prodigy to have started teaching at 17 ... or not? Let's hope she doesn't teach math

Union lunacy at its finest. A Michigan teacher, and member of the Michigan Education Association (the teachers' union), has gone on the record protesting an education spending reform bill that would preclude her from collecting health benefits right away when she retires...at age 47.

It's hard to decide what's more galling here: the fact that this woman believes she's entitled to retire so early -- on taxpayer funds, I might add -- or that she's protesting a bill that would require teachers to take marginal responsibility for their own retirements.

The nerve of these insensitive, education-hating politicians!

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