An interesting report out of Mexico concerning corruption charges against the head of the Mexican teacher’s union has appeared at Al Jazeera. The report, found below, indicates that the government has arrested and charged Elba Esther Gordillo, the leader of the Mexican teacher’s union with embezzlement and other charges. Known as La Maestra or ‘The […]
It has been clearly proven that the leadership of the major teacher unions and organizations are in bed with the privatizers on Wall Street. I have chronicled this for some time now, arguing that the teacher unions basically suffer from a divorced and overpaid executive supported by a pool of passive paying dues members. Randi Weingarten […]
It is clear from witnessing the California Assembly vote what the government role is not in ‘turning around’ schools; it is in ‘turning them over’ to profit driven economies, drawing a virtual chalk line on the public playground around the corpse of public schools.