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Feb 06 2017
Get past all the noise, and the opposition to Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s pick for the Education Department, is all about the teachers unions — which consider it their right to have a friendly face running federal policy even in Republican administrations.
Yes, two Senate Republicans have come out against DeVos — the only two who routinely get A’s on the National EducationNew York Post (News)
Jan 08 2016
If you belonged to a club that benefited other members at your expense would you consider leaving Would you resent it if the club collected dues from all members but only provided benefits to a select fewGuest Writer - Right
Jun 10 2014
A court ruling on Tuesday striking down job protections for teachers in California deals a sharp blow to unions — and will likely fuel political movements across the nation to eliminate teacher tenure. Los Angeles SupePolitico
Oct 22 2014
The top teachers unions are flexing their muscle ahead of the November midterms, spending at least $60 million on television ads and ground operations hoping to have a major impact on close gubernatorial and Senate races.Fox News (Online News)
Jul 06 2012
Republican teachers at the annual National Education Association convention said they felt pressure from union leaders and the rank-and-file to support President Obama's re-election.Fox News (Online News)
Jun 20 2012
There hasn't been a school strike in Chicago for 25 years. But the current contract between Chicago teachers and the Chicago Public Schools expires at the end of next week, and tensions between the teachers union, the school district and Mayor Rahm Emanuel are ratcheting higher.NPR (Online News)
Sep 08 2021
The CDC adopted stricter mask guidance for public schools after a major teachers’ union pressured the agency with a reproving statement.
Email correspondence obtained by Fox News between officials from the National Education Association, the nation’s second largest teachers’ union, and the White House reveal collaboration to push the CDC to release more rigorous mask recommendations.National Review
Sep 09 2021
The largest teachers union in the United States influenced federal health officials to include rules for universal masking in school buildings, according to newly published emails obtained by a government watchdog group.
The union, the National Education Association, swayed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after the CDC announced on May 13 that vaccinated people could stopWashington Examiner
Apr 08 2022
America's largest teachers' union poured tens of millions into political causes last year, spent comparatively little on members
America's largest teachers' union, the National Education Association, spent twice as much on politics-related expenses as it did on its own members last year, according to an analysis of the union's financial disclosures.
In a report published Thursday, the Washington Examiner shared details of an analysis of the union's filings produced by the right-to-work nonprofit organizationThe Blaze
May 13 2021
The president of the American Federation of Teachers said Thursday there should be a full return to in-person learning in the fall and her union is “all in” on bringing students back to the classroom.
In an address on social media, Randi Weingarten said the wide availability of vaccines and a new infusion of federal education money have removed many obstacles that prevented schools fromHuffPost