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Teachers’ Union Expelled from School District

Lisa770 Wrote: Jul 07, 2012 2:09 PM
Privatize all public schools, end Federal funding for education. Then force States to change their constitutions from "free education" to means tested education benefit that follows the poor child only to any accredited school or home school program. There needs to be plenty of flexibility on curriculum to integrate what is particularly needed for said individual child's weakness and talents.
Kim D Wrote: Jul 07, 2012 6:04 PM
How do you rationalize removing federal influence on our schools and then "forcing" the states to do anything?

The Tea Party continues

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...