January 6, 2015

The Teachers Union Empowerment Act Of 2015?

By Bellwether

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The potential No Child Left Behind/ESEA reauthorization bill is shaping up to be the Teachers Union Empowerment Act of 2015. Money with no conditions and intense state and local decision-making (where the unions and other vested interests are strongest). Why Lamar Alexander and his more conservative colleagues in the House and Senate are pushing that is a political play so sophisticated it escapes most (including me). Mike Petrilli breaks down the current bidding here.

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