More work for Leo Casey! Rick Hess and Marty West take their new paper on teacher collective bargaining to Gotham in an explosive NY Daily News editorial. But read the whole thing, they advance their important meta-theme that both sides sign every contract:
It is not the job of [UFT head Randi] Weingarten to change this.
Rather the Klein-Bloomberg team has to start taking full advantage of contract provisions while laying the groundwork now for an ambitious effort to recast the contract this fall. And parents and voters must reject the belief that labor unrest is always a sign of leadership failure.
By the way, I think I’ve figured out the Hessian Unified Field Theory of Education: “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” But from this comes progress…
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