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Around the Horn*

     MICHIGAN: A tea party group in Michigan’s Livingston County is attempting to recruit candidates to run for area school boards. The group wants to prevent the states largest teachers union – the Michigan Education Association – from electing union-friendly … Read More »

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Milwaukee teachers unions makes truly awful attempt to improve public relations

     Talk about a public relations stunt gone awry.             The Milwaukee Teachers Education Association (MTEA) is sponsoring a “Children’s Week” from April 22 through 29 in hopes of strengthening the bond between the community and the schools.       … Read More »

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Sweet reforms, Alabama

    Next Monday, an Alabama school board will decide the fate of Drew Faircloth and Alicia Brown, two elementary teachers who allegedly ridiculed a 10-year-old student who suffers from cerebral palsy.          Melisha Salinas claims the two teachers not … Read More »

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Detroit students protest inadequate education

Excessive teacher absences, lack of homework is jeopardizing their futures By Ben Velderman EAG Communications             DETROIT – According to students at Detroit Public Schools’ Frederick Douglass Academy, it’s become commonplace for large numbers of teachers to be absent … Read More »

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Milwaukee teachers’ decision to put their own interests ahead of student needs proves EAG wrong

We thought union obstruction was the product of overbearing union bosses       MILWAUKEE – We’ve said it a thousand times: It is not teachers themselves who refuse to accept concessions to help their students, it’s the union bosses who run the … Read More »

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Did Connecticut school fire parent union president due to her education reform activism?

By Ben Velderman EAG Communications      NEW HAVEN, Conn. – A day after hosting a pro-education reform rally at the state capitol, the president of the Connecticut Parents Union was fired from her job as a workshop presenter with New … Read More »

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Illinois looks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for reforms

     Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s willingness to address his state’s problems head-on is not only drawing the attention of education reformers, it’s attracting leaders from other states struggling with many of the same problems he inherited as Wisconsin’s 45th governor.      … Read More »

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Reformers: Gov. Scott Walker is a Rock Star of Ed Reform

     Gov. Scott Walker’s move to curb the power of teachers unions and his reliably pro-student agenda is earning the applause of education reformers across the country, and last week he was officially dubbed a “Rock Star of Education Reform” … Read More »

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Education reformers send Wisconsin teachers union a message

     Education reformers with the group READER-WI (Reforming Education And Demanding Excellent Results) sent a message to taxpayers and union officials by way of a billboard on the Beltline near WEAC headquarters in Madison.             The humongous sign depicts … Read More »

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Who are these people?

     We recently documented the type of folks who are involved in the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Video of a protest outside an Americans for Prosperity conference in Milwaukee revealed the participation of a very radical segment of society.      … Read More »

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