TEACHER: Unions losing fight against members, parents, school choice

By Larry Sand on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 in Unions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The teachers unions’ fight against parental and teacher choice is not going well for them. Teacher union membership is dwindling. In fact, it has dipped below 50 percent nationwide, down from a high of almost 70 percent in 1993. Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana, having  become “right-to-work” (RTW) states over the past several […]


Unions demand apologies, but refuse to make any themselves

By Larry Sand on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 in Unions

TUSTIN, Calif. – The cover of the November 3rd edition of Time Magazine reads “It’s nearly impossible to fire a bad teacher; some tech millionaires may have found a way to change that.” Accompanying the text is a photo of a judge’s gavel about to pound an apple.


Teachers unions reside at the corner of Hubris St. and Hypocrisy Ave.

By Larry Sand on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 in Unions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A few days ago, Politico’s Stephanie Simon wrote about a new teachers union get-out-the-vote strategy. Attempting to regain some of their political turf as the midterm elections approach, they’re fighting back by utilizing their most obvious asset: teachers.