Posts Tagged ‘@kyleolson4’

Allow teachers to decide whether to fund their union

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ANAHEIM, Calif. – School starts this month for millions of students across our nation. While many students will excitedly embrace new skills and friendships, many of their teachers will be burdened by the conflicts associated with forced unionism.
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Employee Freedom Week: Friedrichs vs. CTA

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NEW BERLIN, Wis. – As an educator in Wisconsin and advocate for teacher freedom of choice, I was thrilled to hear that the U.S. Supreme Court will take up the Rebecca Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association (CTA) case this fall.
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Clinton’s debt-free tuition plan seems likely to flunk

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over the next couple of days, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be playing up her new, $350-billion proposal primarily intended to make paying public college tuition a debt-free experience.
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Michigan’s largest teachers union fails to disclose 30 percent of its income

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LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Education Association, the state’s largest teachers union, routinely submits financially reports to the federal government, as it is legally required. But the reports can leave outsiders wondering about the source of the roughly 30 percent of its income that is categorized under the heading of “All Other Receipts.”
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National AFT overthrows local teachers union leadership in Florida

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ORLANDO, Fla. – In the name of “holding sacrosanct the democratic rights of its members,” the American Federation of Teachers removed from office the duly elected officers and representatives of the Orange County Classroom Teachers Association (OCCTA) and placed a national administrator in sole charge.
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Study: Common Core, tests violate federal laws, unlikely to improve academic achievement

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BOSTON – In the wake of the U.S. House and Senate’s passage of bills that would reauthorize the federal No Child Left Behind law, a new Pioneer Institute research paper finds that national English and mathematics standards, known as Common Core, violate three federal laws that prohibit the federal government from exercising any direction, supervision or control over curricula or the program of instruction in the states.
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DePaul University tweets students to promote LGBT events, activism

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CHICAGO –Social media posts from DePaul University, a Catholic Vincentian institution, have encouraged students to advocate marriage for same-sex couples and participate in LGBT pride parades and marches, The Cardinal Newman Society has discovered.
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