Today is Mother’s Day and this is the beginning of Teachers Appreciation Week.
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This month marks the first time Michigan public school teachers have had the choice to opt out of the union in decades. Some teachers are hesitant to change their union status. Five reasons teachers might want maintain their relationship with the Michigan Education Association (MEA). 1) Education is fine the way it is. Standards are … Continue Reading →
Who are the angry, greedy, striking union teachers crowding Chicago’s streets this week? They are the same faces that crowded the floor of the Democratic Convention in Charlotte last week. The American Federation of Teachers (of which the Chicago Teachers Union is a member) and the National Education Association were heavily represented among the Democratic … Continue Reading →