Education

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. ~ Edward Everett

Higher Ed Status Quo Hurts Low-Income Americans Most

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Recently, the U.S. Department of Education announced that for the first time in 15 years, enrollment in higher education has declined. While some of this decline undoubtedly has to do with an improving economy, much of the blame for the dip in college-going can be linked to backwards, regressive policies and practices that continue to plague higher […]

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The Truth About The Movie ‘Won’t Back Down’

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By Glenn Garvin ~ Miami Herald ~ The movie Won’t Back Down has already accomplished the impossible: Making teachers’ unions demand strict accuracy in films about classroom education. For decades, Hollywood has been making movies that show teachers as superhuman caring machines without a peep from the unions. That math teacher played by Edward James Olmos […]

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California Teachers Association

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What kind of an example do they set for our children? An affiliate of the National Education Association, the California Teachers Association (CTA) is the Golden State’s largest labor union. Founded in 1863, CTA currently represents some 325,000 teachers, counselors, librarians, social workers, psychologists, nurses, office workers, bus drivers, and maintenance staff employed in approximately 1,000 K-12 school districts statewide. Other CTA members […]

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