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Students Pull Off Thanksgiving Event, Despite Being Stood up by Protesting Teachers

Moonbat Exterminator Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:24 PM
When teachers unions first appeared, they were promoted as associations which were dedicated to professional development and the interests of the students. That turned into a pantload by union leaders like the president of the AFT who said that the union would look after the interests of the children as soon as they start paying dues to the union.
everyonesfacts4usall Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 1:10 PM
Any fair examination of Al Shanker shows that he did not walk the talk.
See _Tough Liberal_ for more, much more.
That said, I see nothing wrong with the union doing as you say as long as its members don't.

Students and teachers from Old Rochester Regional Junior High School have teamed up for many years to serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner to senior citizens in the school cafeteria.

But this year the teachers thought it would be an opportune time to bring their complaints about a lack of a collective bargaining agreement to the community. How? By refusing to participate in the traditional Thanksgiving event.

That’s right, as a way to protest their lack of a contract, the teachers bailed on the students and senior citizens. But the students and a group of volunteers kept the tradition alive on their...