Monday, August 1, 2011

A million teachers march on D.C. (give or take 997,000)

Even with Matt Damon as a keynote speaker, the labor unions could only muster 3,000 people, according to Education Week. Says one critic:
The embarrassing attendance underlined one major truth -- there is no mass movement to maintain the status quo in our nation's public schools. The only people defending the current system are those who profit from it, like the leaders of the nation's teachers unions.

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