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Teachers’ Union Expelled from School District

John1324 Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 4:41 PM
School Boards prop up teachers' unions because they are lazy and agreeing to a union contract is less work for them than the alternatives, which would make them better stewards of the taxpayers' money. Congratulations to Douglas County!

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...