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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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Newspaper investigates possible widespread cheating

     The Atlanta Journal-Constitution made national headlines last summer when it revealed that nearly 200 Atlanta teachers, principals and superintendents attempted to improve student test scores by changing answers on standardized test forms.           The paper found evidence of … Read More »

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Idaho lawmakers show knowledge is power

     Idaho is among the growing number of “right to work” states, in which union membership is not a prerequisite to getting a job. In order to attract new members in these states, teacher unions play up their ability to … Read More »

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Nebraska teachers unions want to steal insurance savings that would help cash-strapped schools

By Victor Skinner EAG Communications IMPERIAL, Neb. –  Education Health Alliance, the health insurance provider for most Nebraska school employees, decided earlier this year to schedule a premium holiday for December because payments to the plan have outpaced claims. That … Read More »

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Efforts to ban teacher strikes ongoing in several states: Will taxpayers strike back or strike out?

    HARRISBURG, Penn. – Comedian Jerry Seinfeld once observed that ending a bad relationship “is like knocking over a Coke machine. You cant do it in one push. You’ve got to rock it back and forth a few times, and … Read More »

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School will be cancelled in Oakland because the teachers dont like U.S. tax policy!

By Steve Gunn EAG Communications        OAKLAND, Calif. –  Apparently weve reached a new low in public education.        School children, parents and taxpayers can only count on classes being taught if the teachers dont have some political … Read More »

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Indianapolis Public Schools Supt. Eugene White grandstanding on alleged charter school discrimination

White claims Indy charters steal money from IPS, but numbers reveal the problem is small   By Victor Skinner EAG Communications        INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Public Schools officials this week called for an investigation into the enrollment practices of the … Read More »

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Striking Vermont teachers wont tell taxpayers cost of demands

By Steve Gunn EAG Communications        BENNINGTON, Vt. Late last year, the Southwestern Vermont Supervisory Union school board wanted to conduct a collective bargaining session in public.        The school board and teachers union had been without a … Read More »

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Indiana teachers union orchestrating local lawsuits from Indianapolis to force automatic raises

By Victor Skinner EAG Communications        HUNTINGTON – The Indiana State Teachers Association is at it again, and a pattern is now emerging.      ISTA attorneys filed a lawsuit this week to force automatic annual raises for teachers in … Read More »

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Special interest unions trying to oust Gov. Walker and repeal Act 10

By Steve Gunn EAG Communications        MADISON Now well find out how the people of Wisconsin really feel about education reform.      The revolutionary Act 10 gave local school boards the long-overdue authority to control their budgets, cut unnecessary … Read More »

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