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NEA’s General Counsel Reveals True Priorities
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 15, 2011, 01:47 pm   

In July 2009, the National Education Association's General Counsel, Bob Chanin delivered a shocking speech that outlined the true priorities of the NEA: money and power. The claims were met by thunderous applause by the union leadership and members in attendance and these revelations generated significant commentary throughout the blogosphere.

 
Joel Klein Pens op-ed on School Reform and Teachers
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 14, 2011, 10:10 am   

Former Chancellor of New York City public schools Joel Klein as featured in the Washington Post this weekend:
 
Wisconsin Passes Labor Bill
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 10, 2011, 08:21 pm   


After a month of union led protests, national media attention, walk-outs, and closed schools, Republicans in the Wisconsin state Senate and Assembly have finally approved Governor Scott Walker’s budget repair bill. The Governor is expected to sign it imminently.

 
The Latest from Wisconsin, Ohio, Tennessee, and Indiana
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 09, 2011, 12:56 pm   

The battle over state budgets and union power rages on as Wisconsin, Ohio, Tennessee, and Indiana lawmakers are in various stages of passing landmark legislation. Despite lingering protests, weeks of media coverage, attempted filibusters and walk-outs, experts are speculating that we could see concessions from both sides beginning this week.
 
Developments in Wisconsin
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 07, 2011, 03:53 pm   

For over three weeks, union members, leaders and activists have converged in Madison to protest Governor Walker's bill to end forced unionism and close major budget shortfalls. Experts have called Madison ground zero for the labor battle that has been heating up all over the country. This weekend additional protests from both sides and efforts to persuade AWOL legislators to come back to the state have once again gained nation headlines.
 
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