‘Our children aren’t there to be subjects of teachers and teachers unions.’


“But the decisions that have been made in the Madison Metropolitan School District for a mighty long time have been determined by adults getting what they need first before kids.”

Said Kaleem Caire, president of the Urban League of Greater Madison, who has been trying to get approval for the Madison Preparatory Academy, a charter school aimed at low-income, minority students.

At one point, Madison Prep agreed to hire union teachers, and the union agreed to remain neutral on the proposal. When that plan proved too expensive, Madison Prep revised its plan to use nonunion teachers….

The union contract, which expires in 2013, doesn’t allow Madison to hire nonunion teachers…

The article continues at Althouse.

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