We have a crisis in our schools. This is not a new revelation, but it needs to be stated regardless, particularly at the start of another academic year and at a time when America is struggling to compete in the very fields — math, science, technology — that are defining the global economy. Consider that U.S. high school students graduate with just a 32 percent proficiency...
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Did the international education expert ever stop to consider that many of the nations who are beating us in mathematics also have unionized teachers with high salaries? So what's the real problem?
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