Both Diane Ravitch and Deborah Meier have blogged about Wisconsin on their shared Bridging Differences blog.
Failing Schools has also stepped in writing about Due Process, one of the rights that teachers have been asked to give up as a "Reform."
The voices are finally getting louder all over the country -- Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, California, Colorado, Idaho, Georgia, Montana, and Washington. It's about time, too.
The news from Wisconsin tells it all. The unions have agreed to the monetary demands made by the Governor, but that's not enough. Governor Walker won't back off of the demand that collective bargaining be eliminated. It's not just the budget, despite what the governor has said. His drive to "bust the union" is now apparent. He has threatened to lay off workers unless the Democrats return and do his bidding. He, like his colleagues in other states, is a bully, determined to get his way no matter what the cost.
When will teachers stand up?
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