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5,200 Milwaukee Teachers Took 92,691 Days Off Last Year and Other Shocking Facts from Its Union Contract

bnolsen Wrote: Apr 11, 2012 12:41 PM
And another fundamental *NOT* be a member of a union. Freedom of association means you can choose or not choose to associate with who you will. Compulsion against one's will to be a member of an organization violates this freedom of association. The US has always been built up on the strength of individuals exercising their freedom, not through empowerment of organizations. The bill of rights clearly applies to the rights of individuals. is releasing a series of stunning reports to show taxpayers exactly how our dollars are being spent in government schools.  We repeatedly hear from the education establishment that school coffers are being raided, requiring teachers to be laid off and programs to be cut.  We hear schools are on the brink of bankruptcy and are operating on shoe-string budgets.

But local media outlets have long been derelict in telling citizens how the billions of K-12 dollars are really being spent.  How can taxpayers determine if schools actually do need more money if no...