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Teachers’ Union Expelled from School District

Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 12:59 PM
I would add that many "administrators" were hired by school districts to keep track of all the garbage DC wanted kept track of. Without all the federal mandates, how many fewer "admins" would REALLY be needed?

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...