If you're running for office in Kansas and want the support of the teachers union, here are questions you'll need to answer their way.
Posts tagged as “Labor unions”
There is a dilemma in American education. On the one hand, teachers are essential to student achievement. On the other, teachers unions promote self-interests of their members which are antithetical to the interests of students.
The president of United Teachers of Wichita has been caught on video expressing thoughts that can't be comforting to Wichita parents with children in the state's largest school district.
What's wrong with the term "government schools?"
There are a few things that make Bob wonder. Then, a troubling episode for Wichita government and news media. Finally, the harm of teachers unions.
The effect of a proposed bill to end transfer of Kansas sales tax revenue to the highway fund is distorted by promoters of taxation and spending.
A bill requiring teachers union to stand for retention elections each year would be good for teachers, students, and taxpayers.
The Machinists Union hasn't been very good for Wichita.
In a pitch to increase union membership, United Teachers of Wichita promotes an exclusive benefit: The ability to read the employment contract.
A bill to raise the minimum wage in Kansas will harm the most vulnerable workers, and make it more difficult for low-skill workers to get started in the labor market.
labor unions reduce the supply and productivity of labor and so reduce the supply and raise the prices of the goods and services their members help to produce, thereby reducing real wages throughout the economic system, writes George Reisman.
The controversy over the timing of city and school board elections provides an insight into government. Then: Can a candidate for governor’s claims about Kansas school employment be believed? Wind power is expensive electricity, very expensive. A Wichita auto dealer pushes back against union protests. Finally, what is the real rate of unemployment in America?