Here’s a snippet from an OpEd we had in today’s Washington Examiner:
“Thirty-seven states as well as the District failed to qualify for its share of President Obama’s $4.3 billion “Race to the Top” education fund. The reason? In a contest evaluating the state’s plans for educational reform, continued opposition from teachers unions has slowed reforms like charter schools, merit pay, and firing bad teachers.”
“This isn’t just a D.C. problem–teachers unions are responsible for similar setbacks around the nation. But if recent developments are any guide, the unions are finally running out of allies.”
To read more, go to the WashingtonExaminer.com.