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Obamacare Will Cause Hardship to Maine Schools

Obamacare Will Cause Hardship to Maine Schools

The economic downturn that began in 2008 sent many of the nation’s school districts into a financial tailspin. Less economic activity led to smaller streams of tax revenue for schools, which has resulted in mass teacher layoffs, larger class sizes,

Will Emanuel Get Tough with Striking Teachers?

Will Emanuel Get Tough with Striking Teachers?

Some believe the long-anticipated Chicago teachers strike, which began this morning, represents an inevitable showdown in the spiraling war between the education reform movement and the nation’s teachers unions.We think it’s more specific than that. We believe it’s more of

Union Fail: Why Is Wisconsin Even Having a Recall Election?

Union Fail: Why Is Wisconsin Even Having a Recall Election?

MADISON, Wis. – We thought the Wisconsin recall was all about restoring collective bargaining for public employees. But the Democrats of Wisconsin obviously don’t agree. They made that clear Tuesday when they overwhelmingly rejected Kathleen Falk, the anointed candidate of the public sector unions, in

Wisconsin Teachers Union Teams up with Radicals

Wisconsin Teachers Union Teams up with Radicals

MADISON – The demonstrations and chaos that followed Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s introduction of budget reforms – later known as Act 10 – were a preview of what was to come from the orchestrated Occupy Wall Street protests. The protests in Madison had many of the same elements,

California Teacher Stands Up to Teachers' Union

California Teacher Stands Up to Teachers' Union

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Allen Osborn is a special education teacher at the Riverside Unified School District in California, where he teaches severely handicapped students in kindergarten through third grade. It’s a job he loves, and he hasn’t looked back since leaving the business world six years

School Contractor Fired for Pro-Walker Bumper Sticker

School Contractor Fired for Pro-Walker Bumper Sticker

An open records request filed by Milwaukee conservative radio personality Mark Belling has revealed that freedom of speech in some public schools is reserved for those who agree with the unions. According to information obtained by Belling, a custodian working for a private contractor