Tag Archives: NEA

Pay Teachers More Money and RESPECT

Pay Teachers More – NYTimes.com.

47 percent of America’s kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers come from the bottom one-third of their college classes.

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Closing the Talent Gap ~ An Independent Study

Last In Teachers, Most Worried

Last In, Most Worried – Slide Show – NYTimes.com.

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These union rules should be changed because nobody should be able to hold a job just because they got thru the door first.  In the private sector, seniority does not matter-you are out if you don’t perform (or if you are and older white man)….

Are US Workers Headed Toward Sweatshop Labor Wages? Inequality Soars

Daily Kos: Are US Workers Headed Toward Sweatshop Labor Wages?.

My mother worked in a factory and was represented by the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU). Our life would have been financially worse without that union’s representation. Business owners’ greed is worse now because egomaniacal greed has crept deeper into the GOP and The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (a joke). Corporate Welfare is a sin and is supported by the GOP.

Teachers cannot be comared to the average US worker because teachers have earned degrees and most US workers have not bothered to improve themselves. However, these outspoken ‘taxpayers’ cry that they have been short-changed: Maybe if these idiotic selfish Tea Partyish people worked harder they just might be able to earn more.