Union blues

The National Education Association is losing clout, argues a New York Post columnist. Increasingly, urban black voters want school vouchers. Democratic politicians who back the status quo risk eroding their political base.

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  1. It’s nice to see good news for a change. How long before the Demos and the NEA advance a watered-down voucher proposal of their own?

  2. Andy Freeman says:

    I predict that the NEA will champion something like picking your kid’s teacher within the assigned school, subject to a process that in some cases is no choice (by parents) at all.

    If they hadn’t specialized, they might have tried for an MD-like “personal teacher” system, where the child stays with the chosen teacher for a number of years.