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Sunday, August 12, 2012

Teachers Unions Defend Institutional Incompetence

Bloomberg wants to fire incompetent teachers but the teachers unions says NO. Public sectors unions only exist to protect the incompetent.
No good deed goes unpunished.

Take Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s brave decision to lay off 3,600 employees — including teachers and principals — of 24 of New York City’s worst-performing schools, all with an eye toward rebooting them with new staff, management plans, and curricula. The outgoing staff were told they could reapply, but would have to compete with thousands of new applicants. The goal: Turn around the schools by turning them inside out.

Naturally, the teachers’ unions pitched a fit, and have done everything they can to thwart the Mayor’s plan.
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Judy Morris,
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