In like a Lyin’

By Larry Sand
As charter schools continue to succeed, the reformicidal teachers unions ramp up their assault on them. Month by month, the teachers unions have been increasing their barrage of malevolence toward charter schools, which are nothing more than publicly funded schools of choice that are trying to break away from the rigidity of Big Education/Big Union...

TAGS: Alex Caputo-Pearl, American Federation of Teachers, California Charter School Association, Center for Education Reform, Center for Popular Democracy, charter school, In the Public Interest, Kara Kerwin, LA School Report, Larry Sand, Randi Weingarten, school choice, teachers union, United Teachers of Los Angeles

Teachers Unions’ Election Day Thumping

By Larry Sand
“Teachers Unions Take a Beating in Midterm Races” “Teachers Unions Take a Shellacking” “Teachers Unions Get Schooled in 2014 Election” The above is just a small sampling of post-election headlines which flooded the media after last Tuesday’s historic election, which generated a major political shakeup in the nation’s capital as well as state houses from...

TAGS: American Enterprise Institute, American Federation of Teachers, Bruce Rauner, California Center for Parent Empowerment, Center for Education Reform, City Journal, EdSource, Gloria Romero, John Fensterwald, Kara Kerwin, Larry Sand, Lily Eskelsen Garcia, Marshall Tuck, National Education Association, Randi Weingarten, Rick Hess, Rick Scott, Rick Snyder, Scott Walker, Steve Greenhut, teachers union, Tom Corbett, Tom Torlakson, Vergara

Cashing in on Hypocrisy

By Larry Sand
Latest teacher union stunt to discredit charter schools rings hollow. As I have written before – as recently as last Tuesday – the teachers unions have a schizoid relationship with charter schools. Depending on the tides, they either want to kill charters off or unionize them. Last week – in kill mode – Randi Weingarten’s...

TAGS: American Federation of Teachers, Center for Education Reform, George Soros, In the Public Interest, Kara Kerwin, Larry Sand, Randi Weingarten, RiShawn Biddle, teachers union, United Federation of Teachers