It’s Hard Out Here For A…

…for a reform teachers’ union leader apparently. Despite Leo Casey’s protestations it sure does seem like a lot of reformist union leaders lose their jobs! Louise Sundin in Minneapolis is the latest casualty voted out of office but joins other recent ousters like Rick Beck (Cincinnati), Edwin Vargas (Hartford), Deborah Lynch (Chicago), Kent Mitchell (San Fran), John Perez (LA)…Every time this happens we hear how it was really some other issue that caused it, certainly not their reformist ideas. But if that’s really true then these reform union leaders have some absolutely rotten luck because they seem to have an uncanny ability to run into those other issues…article link via Intercepts.

Update: Yes, yes. I know that Louise Sundin no longer has teacher voice. It just seemed like too much of a cheap shot. So you can all stop sending emails now. And, yes, I know that not all the folks above were Kool-Aid gulping reformers but they did all give ground on something…

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