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Elizabeth Warren’s “No Teachers Union Left behind” Campaign

Elizabeth Warren’s “No Teachers Union Left behind” Campaign

.. . .. . By Larry Sand . As I wrote back in May, the Democratic presidential contenders were battling each other fiercely to score the endorsement of the nation’s teachers unions. The anointment comes with cash, free ads and hordes of activists ready to rumble. As of now, it would seem that Elizabeth Warren is the […]

Former California School Teacher Says Teachers Unions Are At The Root Of Progressive Sex Education

Former California School Teacher Says Teachers Unions Are At The Root Of Progressive Sex Education

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Former California public school teacher Rebecca Friedrichs said teachers unions are at the root of progressive California education. Friedrichs taught in North Orange County public schools for 28 years and resigned in 2018. Legislation in California aims to teach youth about sexual health, gender expression and relationships, but […]

Why are Public Safety Unions supporting Teachers Unions?

Why are Public Safety Unions supporting Teachers Unions?

    By Edward Ring During the Los Angeles teachers strike earlier this year, an article in the far-left publication The Nation offered an excellent glimpse into the mentality of strikers and their supporters. The article begins by describing a scene in front of an LAUSD middle school on day three of the strike. A truck driver has arrived to […]

Chartercide in California

Chartercide in California

    By Larry Sand Yet another group of angry teachers has made charter schools the focus of their wrath. The seven-day teacher strike, which ended in Oakland last week, was replete with typical teacher union demands like higher pay and smaller class sizes, and the au courant enemy target: charter schools. The final agreement includes a stipulation […]

Free the Teachers!!! NEA survey shows over HALF might quit the union after Janus

Free the Teachers!!! NEA survey shows over HALF might quit the union after Janus

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Nevada is a free to work State—you are not mandated to pay bribes to a union to work.  The Las Vegas teachers have told their union and the NEA to pound sand and get lost.  They no longer want their money going to electing officials that […]

Public School Teachers’ Private Choices

Public School Teachers’ Private Choices

By LARRY SAND Teacher union leaders lie in order to disparage school privatization, but many of their members ignore them and embrace choice.  Mark Twain is alleged to have said, “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.” And the teachers unions seem to have an […]

NEA’s and Hillary’s Bully Folly

NEA’s and Hillary’s Bully Folly

  by LARRY SAND For several weeks now, the National Education Association has been running ads in in nine swing states on the so-called “Trump effect.” The six-figure campaign maintains that Donald Trump’s inflammatory campaign rhetoric has caused a substantial uptick in bullying in schools. NEA president Lily Eskelsen García asserts, “There is bullying going on, […]

Teacher Union Political Spending: Liberal as Ever

Teacher Union Political Spending: Liberal as Ever

By LARRY SAND AFT continues to use teachers as ATM machines to fund their pet leftist causes. The latest American Federation of Teachers annual financial disclosure has been released (H/T RiShawn Biddle). This year’s LM-2 is filled with goodies that are sure to warm the cockles of leftist teacher union members, but apolitical educators, centrists […]

Heartless and Mindless

Heartless and Mindless

By LARRY SAND As the National Education Association embarks on a new PR campaign, some of its affiliates engage in lawsuits and strikes. In July, the National Education Association unearthed its “Strategic Plan and Budget” for 2016-2018. The introduction to the 76-page document includes the notion that the union needs to “win the race to […]

Teachers Unions Double Down on Charter Vilification

Teachers Unions Double Down on Charter Vilification

By LARRY SAND UTLA and CTA’s anti-charter school obsession has reached epidemic proportions.  Just weeks after United Teachers of Los Angeles president Alex Caputo-Pearl threw his if-we-don’t get-our-way-we’re-going-to-create-a-state-crisis tantrum, the teachers union has hit the streets with a media campaign. Empowered by a massive dues increase, UTLA is spreading its venom via billboards, bus benches […]

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