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Note to Union Teachers: If You Want to be Treated Like Professionals, Act Like It

Francis97 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 8:10 AM
Public sector unions, especially the teacher's unions, have blackmailed politicians for as long as I can remember. If they were interested in educating the kids they would favor vouchers, they would favor distant learning, they would favor merit pay, they would favor eliminating tenure and they would rally for the students.

I was deeply troubled when video surfaced last week of striking Strongsville, Ohio teachers heckling substitute teachers who were applying to be their temporary replacements.

Over 300 teachers are on strike because the school board is refusing to give them automatic raises, and the school board undercut their mass temper tantrum by hiring substitutes to keep schools open.

The substitutes, complete with police escorts, had to endure heckling and jeering by the strikers. The unionists often followed alongside the substitutes, berating them and yelling in their faces as they headed to the local police department for mandatory background checks.

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