Wednesday, January 7, 2015

A couple of good teacher union quotes ...

... courtesy of Mike Antonucci:
  • "Unions are disingenuous when they claim to represent the interests of the students. That’s not what they were created to do and is not what they are paid by their members to do."
    • Harrison Blackmond, Michigan state director of Democrats for Education Reform and former UniServ director and staff attorney for the Michigan Education Association
  • "I didn’t think it could get worse, but right now I think it’s just as bad as it’s ever been. People don’t want to believe that the unions are constructive, just generally."
    • Susan Moore Johnson, a research professor at Harvard’s graduate school of education, discussing the public image of teachers’ unions

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