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Union Boss: What’s the Rush on Increasing Teacher Quality?

d2lv2 Wrote: Dec 30, 2012 8:25 AM
Our education program will not bet better until we get rid of the teachers unions and the Department of Education.
poorgrandchildren.com2 Wrote: Dec 30, 2012 9:35 AM
There is no authority for our DC employees to confiscate our money to buy votes by establishing the Federal Department of Mis-Education and Indoctrination. However, we can expect no help from the 5-4 DC Supremes. The majority stated in the Obamacare case, “It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.” That is, our republic has officially degenerated into a democracy. We are now subject to mob rule and not to the rule of law.

When American Federation of Teachers President Rhonda “Randi” Weingarten proposed a “bar exam” of sorts for teacher prospects, it was hailed as a step forward in improving teacher quality, reported.

But some of Weingarten’s underlings don’t know what all the fuss is about. She either didn’t run the idea past her deputies, or they didn’t approve and she trotted it out anyway.

Norwalk Federation of Teachers President Bruce Mellion said if teachers would be subjected to such a test, they better get a pay raise.

"What we're doing is testing, testing, testing, testing. At some point we need to...