Gosh, when this news broke Edwize told me it was all much ado about nothing…but from the looks of the settlement apparently not. LAT is justifiably crowing.
More seriously, this relates to various ways teachers’ unions can become providers of high quality services in a more pluralistic educational environment. They should be offering investment help for their members, especially as defined-benefit pensions go the way of the buggy whip. But brand quality matters and stunts like this hurt not help the effort.