The Failure of American Schools

“When schoolchildren start paying union dues, that’s when I’ll start representing the interests of schoolchildren.” ~Albert Shanker United Federation of Teachers

Who better to lead an educational revolution than Joel Klein, the prosecutor who took on the software giant Microsoft? But in his eight years as chancellor of New York City’s school system, […]

Ex-Teachers’ Union Chief Gets $60,000 Payout

Barbara Martinez 12 Jan 2011

Randi Weingarten, the former head of the New York City teachers’ union, received $194,188 last year from the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) for unused sick days and vacation time accrued before she left to become president of the American Federation of Teachers, boosting her total compensation to more […]