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NYC Teachers’ Union vs Bloomberg

In the bitter battle over New York City’s budget woes, the United Federation of Teachers is striking back against Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed teacher layoffs by running a blitz of 30-second ads across the metropolitan airwaves. And as we’ve come to expect, the leading characters in this mini-piece of propaganda are the doe-eyed children of NYC’s public education system and the evil twin specters of monied millionaires and their mayoral mascot. Continue reading

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Teachers and Seniority: A Dumbing Down Experience

Yet another research study highlights the negative effects of relying exclusively on seniority in determining which teachers should get the axe during economic hard times. Continue reading

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