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

By Larry Sand on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 in Unions 13 Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditWASHINGTON, 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 […]


Teacher suing union over compulsory dues slams group’s lavish travel spending

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Facebook Twitter RedditNEW YORK – A new website backed by television anchor turned education reformer Campbell Brown is highlighting teacher union spending on lavish accommodations, luxury travel, and other extravagances. The website “The Seventy Four” – a reference to America’s 74 million student population – reviewed financial documents filed with the U.S. Labor Department between […]


Employee Freedom Week: Friedrichs vs. CTA

By Association of American Educators on Friday, August 21st, 2015 in Unions No Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditNEW 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.