Skip to comments.Jeb Bush hammers teachers unions at education summit
Posted on 11/27/2012 12:02:00 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
In the fight to reform American schools, former Florida Gov. and outspoken education advocate Jeb Bush on Tuesday took direct aim at labor groups and joined a growing chorus who believe real change must start by loosening the grip of teachers unions.
We need to have a teacher evaluation system that is based on teachers being professionals, not part of some collective trade union bargaining process, said Mr. Bush, chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education Reform, which kicked off its national summit in D.C. on Tuesday.
We have a system to reward teachers thats based on an industrialized, unionized model that is completely inappropriate for the 21st century, Mr. Bush continued. There are incredibly fine teachers that get paid less even though theyre doing the Lords work consistently over time, and there are teachers that are mediocre that get paid more because theyve been there longer.
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Too many quotes!! vote for Paul then or who ever floats your boat.
I watched this man flood, devalue then finally CONFISCATE via eminent domain the homesteads, farms and property of friends and neighbors I truly cared a great deal for, under the guise of "saving our environment for future generations." Yes, that was the excuse he used.
Jeb and his lefty enviro-goon policies caused a great deal of real-world hardships on a lot of very good people and their families - yet we'll still hear poo-brained FReepers claim "BDS" when we oppose him.
I wasn’t trying to be abrasive but I might have come across that way.
I can live with that.
I hear ya, and I agree.
No problem at all. Take care...
True. Jeb will not be fooling anybody.
No more hoping they will change after this election.
Jeb caved in to the teachers unions. NYT can dig those stories up in a heartbeat to depress the vote..These people are elitist and nuts! (HA!)
$4T in Debt
Meidicare Part D
Bush was not a Conservative.
Yep. That really did mark him as hopelessly ineffectual at best, or a brazen fraud at worst. It seems to run in the family. See my tagline.
An excellent summary. It will doubtless irritate the party peons.
“Imbeciles” fits ‘em well. These NWO, muslim/islam and illegal lovin’ bushs are pure garbage. You will never be able to convince the bush toadies of it though. We are stuck with another 4 years of hussein thanks to the last gutless bush. We do not need another one elected to anything.
We never even get to discuss a candidate's positions on anything, because the Bush-haters (or whatever haters, since there are also some who hate Rubio, some who hate Perry, etc.) sally forth within about five posts and start attacking all around, spewing stuff that really isn't even worth discussing. And then all the sensible people leave the thread.
I used to wonder how many of those hatred-spewers, during the primaries, were really Dem operatives sent to divide people so much that it would be impossible even to discuss a candidate. (If that's the case, then Jeb Bush must have the Dems worried...)
I think many of them are well meaning, and honest, but have gotten to the point where *no one* who isn’t a purist in their eyes is the devil.
I pointed out a few times: Reagan gave us Sandra Day O’Connor. Bad. Reagan gave us Anthony Kennedy, who has been part of some real bad decisions.
Reagan trusted the Democrats on amnesty. Bad. In fact, his agreement in 1986 to amnesty may very well have allowed the floodgates to open in California...because since 1988 that state has not been competitive for the Republicans in presidential elections.
I am not here to denigrate Reagan, I love the man. But he didn’t walk on water. No one does.
Heck, every single candidate in the 2012 primaries had problems. I liked Cain a lot, in fact I like nearly all of the candidates except for Jon Huntsman....even Ron Paul was good except for a few kooky things.
No one was perfect, was my point. But all were good people.
We (the collective we) seem so often to be willing to kill the good because they’re not perfect.
Defeat the RINOs in primaries...then back your candidate.
I don’t give a crap what any Bush does.