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Union leader derides Obama education chief
Associated Press ^ | Jul 11, 2014 9:21 PM EDT | Michael R. Blood

Posted on 07/11/2014 7:16:41 PM PDT by Olog-hai

The president of the nation’s second-largest teachers union said Friday that President Barack Obama’s education chief has turned his back on the concerns of educators and parents, but she stopped short of calling for his ouster.

Teachers unions have been clashing with the Obama administration over its support for charter schools and its push to use student test scores as part of teacher evaluations, a relationship that further frayed after Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke in support of a California judge’s ruling last month that struck down tenure and other job protections for the state’s public school teachers. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Education; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: aft; arneduncan; doe; obama; teachersunions; tenure

1 posted on 07/11/2014 7:16:41 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Figures, the only positive to come out of this misbegotten administration, and the libtards are against it.

2 posted on 07/11/2014 7:34:14 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: Some Fat Guy in L.A.

The only conclusion to be drawn is that the policy doesn’t somehow convey billions of dollars to union leaders.

3 posted on 07/12/2014 10:22:15 AM PDT by DPMD
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