5 ways teacher unions have bargained to help their students

by Tim Reed Teachers are used to hearing the same old song and dance: “We love you, but hate your union.” What many people fail to realize is that the unions are the teachers, and bargaining isn’t all about teacher pay and benefits, but also about helping students achieve success. Below we highlight five examples … Continued

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New York Times: Profits and Questions at Online Charter Schools

The NYT studies K12 Inc. and finds huge dropout rates, lowered standards, overworked teachers and majorities or near majorities of students falling behind by almost any standard available, all paid for by taxpayer money being funneled away from traditional public schools.

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Virtual Schools Under Scrutiny

As public schools struggle with budget cuts, online schools are expanding – even as evidence mounts that they are not effective alternatives to traditional schools.

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