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The Age of Janus and the Challenge to Teachers’ Unions

The ground has shifted under us, my friends of the public school landscape. The age of Janus is upon us. Continue reading

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A Curious Thing Happened on the Way to School

In the intersection of social media movements and red state parsimony grass roots teachers’ strikes erupt in West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kentucky. Continue reading

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The Battle on the Horizon: An Assault on Teachers’ Unions

In a replay of past legal challenges to private sector unions’ ability to organize workers, conservative donors and foundations line up to challenge public sector unions, which eventually may put teachers’ salaries and their collective political clout in harm’s way. Continue reading

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I Am A Teachers’ Union Man (With An Asterisk)

Against a decline of unions in general, scant evidence exists for charges from free market types that teachers unions are a chief hindrance to school reform. But there is room for teachers’ unions to be more effective school change agents. Continue reading

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