In the critically acclaimed documentary Waiting for Superman, teachers unions are given a large slice of the blame for the systemic problems in America's public schools.It’s a narrative echoed in current public dialogue, and you don’t have to look very hard to find it.
In Rhode Island, the Providence school board has sent termination notices to every teacher in the financially troubled city, sparking outrage in the teachers' union.The city's mayor says the firing of more than 1,900 teachers, which takes effect at the end of the year, is meant to give budget offici
Illinois is turning into a hot destination spot– at least for Democrats on the run from surrounding states! First, Democrats from Wisconsin began camping out last week in Rockford. Now a group of Indiana Democratic lawmakers are reportedly in Urbana.
Local political action committees aren’t the only players in the municipal elections- businesses also have a vested interest in who runs what. The political clout of corporations goes far back and the private sector has helped anoint many a king – locally and at the national level.