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How Unions Will Cause the Collapse of the Economy

Mark107 Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 7:07 AM
Sadly, you are correct. Our kids are not getting the basic education needed and any change is hotly contested by the unions. They are the bottle neck and the NEA should be scrapped and turn over education to the states. Penetrating the bureaucracy in Washington is becoming impossible from my view.

Teachers Unions keep education stuck in the mud. Our education system is messed up, and has become overly bureaucratic. Often times when people look at donating to charities, they want to see that over 90% of their money flows to the people dependent on the charity. In the case of government spending, little of any marginal spending increase goes to the kids.

Advancements in technology are reforming the ways we can educate our kids. But, it will take less labor to perform the same function better. Alas, that is not the role of the union. They stop innovation and keep...

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