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Mar 29 2016
The Supreme Court split 4-4 Tuesday on a challenge brought by public school teachers who objected to paying union dues, delivering a big win for the unions – in the first major case where the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s vote likely would have proved decisive.Fox News (Online News)
Jan 09 2016
While speaking at a forum on poverty in South Carolina, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie slammed teachers unions for destroying public education in the U.S. and buying lawmakers to protect their interests.
“The single most destructive force for public education in this country is the teachers union,” Christie said to applause.
Christie touted his own work with New Jersey’sThe Blaze
Mar 12 2015
Education is a key issue for Americans; it affects every home in America. For years, we’ve been seeing documentaries, like Waiting For Superman, discussing how our education system is crumbling or in a severe state of decline. Needless to say, teachers unions were not happy about being listed as one of the reasons why our public schools are–more or less–failing. This powerful union oftenTownhall
Aug 04 2014
Public education has always existed at the crowded intersection of race, class, money and power. While both political parties have had to navigate the confluence of these cross currents, over the last 50 years the Democratic Party has been the most impacted. The recent Vergara v. California decision suggested teacher unions, which primarily represent a white middle-class constituency, are anredefinED
Feb 20 2014
The nation's largest teachers union is pulling back on its once-enthusiastic support of the Common Core academic standards.Politico
Jun 01 2013
Chicagos final decision to close 50 public schools Ã¢â‚¬â€œ the single biggest reported closure in U.S. history Ã¢â‚¬â€œ has again pitted Mayor Rahm Emanuel against the powerful teachers union.Fox News (Online News)
Oct 05 2021
The performative politics of mask mandates have produced some weird moments during the pandemic. Now, they've even managed to get a prominent teachers union boss to argue in favor of school choice.
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, on Monday night tweeted out a story from the Detroit News about how parents are navigating the complexities of some schoolReason
Sep 17 2012
The Chicago teachers union has decided to continue their strike, depriving students of teachers for another week, entrenching an increasingly public and bitter labor dispute.Townhall
Jul 06 2021
The nation’s largest teachers union scrubbed its website of an agenda item that announced a campaign to push critical race theory — the ideology that dubs America as irredeemably racist — in all 50 states across more than 14,000 school districts that the union works with.
Over the July 4th holiday weekend, the National Education Association (NEA) held its annual representative assemblyThe Daily Wire
Jul 07 2021
During its annual representative assembly recently, the nation’s largest teachers union voted to promote Critical Race Theory in roughly 14,000 school districts it collaborates with across the country. But following pushback, the agenda item has been scrubbed from the National Education Association’s website.
The NEA stated that it opposed “attempts to ban critical race theory and/orTownhall