Steven Brill: How to Fix Our Troubled Schools

Video of Steven Brill & WSJ Weekend Review Editor Gary Rosen.  Reforming America’s troubled education system requires a new commitment to training teachers and holding them accountable for their performance, says Steven Brill, author of Class Warfare: Inside...

Collective Bargaining Repealed

Via the Times Free Press (available to read in full Here) Senate Republicans on Friday evening voted 19-12 to repeal teachers’ unions collective bargaining powers, replacing them with a plan proponents call “collaborative conferencing.” Court-enforceable memoranda of...

Collective Bargaining Showdown

Via the TN Report (available to read in full Here) The Tennessee House and Senate have approved competing plans overhauling the state’s collective bargaining laws. But both chambers’ leaders believe they’ll ultimately end up banning unions from negotiating teachers’...

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Via the Tennessean, Teachers union bill faces House vote today (available to read in full Here): A bill that would overturn the 1978 law that gave teachers the right to unionize is back on the agenda, but Republican Senate and House leaders will have to work out their...

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