ENDING TEACHER STRIKES AND CONTRACT IMPOSITION A POSITIVE STEP

By Nicole Mace, VTdigger.org

School boards have been active partners in legislative efforts to address education governance and funding this session, because they believe constructive changes are necessary to preserve a strong and sustainable public education system. The future of Vermont depends on achieving that goal. In order to meet the needs of today’s students, educators and communities, protecting the status quo is not an option.

Our Undemocratic Teachers’ Unions

By James Paul, National Review Online

Is American democracy under assault? That’s a question often asked when businesses exert political influence, unelected bureaucrats misuse power, or reporters engage in slanted storytelling. It’s time to add public-school unions to the list: These undemocratic interest groups dominate America’s urban education system to the detriment of students across the nation.