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It’s Janus in February

Public employee freedom case is set to be heard by SCOTUS on Feb. 26. Two months from today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the Janus v AFSCME case, with a decision scheduled to be announced in June. If successful, it would free public employees in 22 states from having to pay any money to a union as a condition of employment.

Overturning the Teacher Turnover Fables

The “nationwide teacher shortage” claim is a myth that has been perpetuated on and off for about a hundred years now. Of late, its inaccurate cousin the “teachers are leaving the profession in droves” fable has been giving it some serious competition however. And California, never a place to avoid a good fad, has hatched a plan to address the mythical problem. In an attempt to lure and keep teachers, there is talk of a “The Teachers Fair Pay” referendum which would align teachers’ pay to the wages of state lawmakers, about $104,000 a year.

Propaganda posters in California public school classrooms: union dogma or educational opportunity?

Teachers’ union president obsesses about billionaires at California Democratic convention

Are Charters Doomed in California?

Unions party like it’s 1886

The Literacy Crisis

What if California’s Government Never Unionized?

Tenure Tremors in California