Child of Union Parents Reflects on Teacher Union Leadership Part 2

Laura Waters continues her reflections on teacher union leadership in educationpost.org.

It’s still possible for union leaders to ethically and smartly represent members. What keeps teachers union leaders from doing this?

One reason is that good teachers are treated like widgets, interchangeable cogs in a machine. That’s because union leaders are adamantly opposed to differentiating pay based on classroom effectiveness and subject matter.