Unions: Let’s Dump Duncan

Back to August 2014 Ed Reporter Unions: Let’s Dump Duncan There is trouble in the paradise that is the relationship between teachers unions and the Democratic party. The union’s relationship with the Obama administration is in disarray. Obama’s televised speech … Continue reading

NEA Dues Increase to Rescue Common Core

Back to May 2014 Ed Reporter NEA Dues Increase to Rescue Common Core The three-dollar per year dues increase approved by delegates at the Atlanta National Education Association (NEA) convention in July of 2013 went directly to a “special fund” … Continue reading

NEA Says Common Core Was Botched

Back to March 2014 Ed Reporter NEA Says Common Core Was ‘Botched’ Dennis Van Roekel has finally been forced to call into question the Obama administration’s “gift” to American education, Common Core. Van Roekel, the President of the nation’s largest … Continue reading

Recent Radical Union Activities

Back to February 2014 Ed Reporter Recent Radical Union Activities The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) honored Rev. Jeremiah Wright as a guest speaker at its celebration of the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. in January. Rev. Wright is … Continue reading

NEA Human and Civil Rights Awards 

Back to September 2013 Ed Reporter NEA Human and Civil Rights Awards A dozen individuals were honored at the National Education Association Human and Civil Rights Awards Dinner that was held in Atlanta on July 2. Former President Jimmy Carter … Continue reading

NEA: Dues Up, Membership Down

Back to August 2013 Ed Reporter NEA: Dues Up, Membership Down Delegates at the Atlanta National Education Association (NEA) convention voted to increase teachers’ dues by three dollars. The dues increase will go directly to a “special fund” called “Great … Continue reading