teachers unions
Op-ed: How the teachers unions embed socialism into their contracts

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – From Boston to Los Angeles, teachers’ unions and their progressive counterparts have quietly devised an unprecedented method to bypass the legislative process by embedding unrelated… Read More

January 31, 2024
Public Education
Inquiry into teachers unions influence over school COVID closures ramps up

(The Center Square) – The U.S. House Committee tasked with reviewing the federal pandemic response is ramping up its investigation into what influence teachers unions had over federal rules that… Read More

June 29, 2023
Public Education
Teachers’ union president Weingarten touts AI to delete embarrassing social media posts

The president of the second largest teachers’ union is marketing a new artificial intelligence “clean-up” tool to teachers that post embarrassing or controversial messages to social media. Randy… Read More

May 11, 2023
DeSantis signs legislation cracking down on teachers’ unions

(Daily Caller) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law on Tuesday that bans automatic payroll deductions for teachers union dues. Under the “Employee Organizations Representing Public Employees” … Read More

May 9, 2023
Public Education
Nearly 95% of teacher donations in Wisconsin went to Democrats, says report

(The Center Square) – A new report shows just how lopsided the political activity among teachers in Wisconsin really is. The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty on Monday shared… Read More

May 9, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Union president grilled by GOP over ‘unconscionable’ school lockdowns

The head of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Randi Weingarten, testified in front of Republican lawmakers over school lockdowns pushed by her teachers’ union. Appearing before the… Read More

April 27, 2023
Public Education
The high price of teacher unionization in Loudoun County

Teachers are not the only ones who will receive a pay bump at Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) next fall. Hidden within the nearly $30 million dollar increase… Read More

April 19, 2023
Public Education
‘It’s a human rights violation’: Arizona paraprofessional fired for blowing the whistle on public school’s neglect of special needs students

When an Arizona public school put an unqualified education paraprofessional in charge of a special education classroom, he blew the whistle in a video. Then the school allegedly fired… Read More

April 18, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
Anti-school choice? What Randi Weingarten and the KKK have in common

What does the head of America’s second-largest teachers’ union have in common with the Klu Klux Klan? More than you’d think. Randi Weingarten, president of the American… Read More

March 31, 2023
Public Education
Tucson school district facing legal challenge over union dues

(The Center Square) – Parker Jackson is hoping his words will be enough to get the Tucson Unified School District to do what he argues the law already establishes as… Read More

February 2, 2023
Public Education
Teachers unions have collectively bargained woke policies into the classroom, report shows

(Daily Caller) – Teachers unions used collective bargaining negotiations to push discrimination and anti-racism efforts, according to a report by the Defense of Freedom Institute (DFI). Across the county, teachers … Read More

January 20, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Corey DeAngelis blasts teachers’ unions for holding K-12 education “hostage” during pandemic

Prominent school choice proponent Corey DeAngelis appeared on Dr. Phil this week to discuss the role teachers’ unions played in undermining public education during the pandemic. Read More

December 21, 2022
Public Education
DeSantis blasts teachers’ unions, proposes paycheck protection for teachers

Gov. Ron DeSantis has big plans for Florida’s teachers – and teachers’ unions – in 2023. On Monday, DeSantis hosted a “Freedom Blueprint” conference in Orlando, Florida where… Read More

December 21, 2022
Courts, Legislation
New Hampshire sued over school choice expansion

(The Center Square) – New Hampshire is facing a lawsuit from a teachers’ union over a new program that diverts public dollars for children to attend private schools and homeschooling. Read More

December 14, 2022
Public Education
Teachers are fleeing partisan unions that some say undermine public education

Teachers are fleeing unions in droves, citing the political partisanship of the organizations that charge $750 to $900 a year in membership fees. The National… Read More

December 12, 2022
Public Education
Oregon teachers quit union, Kansas teachers need legislative relief

(The Sentinel) – Oregon school districts added about 2,100 teachers in the last school year, but union membership in the Oregon Education Association (OEA) dropped by almost 500. Jason Dudash,… Read More

December 12, 2022
Public Education
Major government unions lose over 200K members

(The Center Square) – The top four public labor unions in the U.S. lost hundreds of thousands of members since a 2018 Supreme Court case that ruled government employees could… Read More

October 3, 2022
Opinion, Public Education
NEA offers master class in Critical Race Theory without naming it

Despite repeated denials of supporting the teaching of Critical Race Theory in public schools, resources from America’s largest teachers’ union suggest otherwise.  The agenda at the National… Read More

September 21, 2022
Public Education
Illinois’ Amendment 1 would be costly and give too much power to unions, including the Chicago Teachers Union, critics argue

(The Center Square) – Amendment 1 on the November ballot is being promoted by unions in Illinois. Supporters say the measure will protect workers’ rights. Opponents say it will further… Read More

September 13, 2022
Public Education
Lawsuit challenges Minneapolis Public Schools’ teachers union contract structuring layoffs by race

(The Center Square) – Minneapolis Public Schools is being sued after its teacher’s union contract made national news by prioritizing layoffs by race and not seniority. The nonprofit Judicial… Read More

August 25, 2022