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

mitch121 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 9:09 AM
i saw all this 20 yrs ago when i proudly 'scabbed' during a teachers' strike in Denver. i could write a short book on what i experienced in that week, both in and out of the classroom...

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.

The entire...