Skip to comments.Don Samuels, Chanda Baker, Sondra Samuels: As the teachers union digs in, it's students who suffer
Posted on 03/09/2010 4:13:36 PM PST by rhemaEdited on 03/09/2010 4:27:08 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
On a personal level, union leaders such as Education Minnesota President Thomas Dooher no doubt care about our schools, teachers and communities. We all know many wonderful teachers in Education Minnesota's ranks. They are our relatives, neighbors and friends.
Yet on issue after issue, Dooher stands defiantly in the school entrance, horn in hand, blocking any innovation that would lift black children from north Minneapolis out of the endless cycle of poverty and failure. Many leaders within the black community, including us, will not stand politely by and allow such injustice at the hands of Education Minnesota to happen any longer.
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With all due respect teachers are a dime a dozen. In fact, I don’t want ANY one teaching my kids with ONLY a teaching degree as their certification.
We’ve got plenty of real teachers out there who know math, physics, English, etc who are NOT union members.
Fire the b*stards, and hire someone with a real education.
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My F-I-L and M-I-L are retired government school teachers, and two Sisters-in Law are too. All are from the “Blame America First” calling. Makes for some interesting conversations at family gatherings.