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Teachers’ Union Expelled from School District

Michael's Mind Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 4:50 PM
Actually, only the bad and lazy teachers will need to work harder to keep their jobs. The good teachers already work hard trying to bring kids, who spent a year in the lazy teacher's class, up to par. The good teachers won't have to work as hard now, but they will. That's what makes them so good.

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...