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Teachers’ Union Expelled from School District

Donna356 Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 10:46 AM
Administration salaries, contracts, and job performance need to be addressed first. Is the public aware that administrators also belong to unions? There is a statewide superintendents' union, and a statewide principals' union in our state. Very few people know when administrators' contracts are negotiated, so they do not know the contents of the contract. The media makes sure the public is aware of ongoing negotiations with teachers. Where is the media when administrators' contracts are ongoing?

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.


They suck the money out of our wallets; they suck productivity out of workers; and suck up all the leavings from the...