"So what is really the cause of the continuing rift between school and union leaders? Is it Ms. Rhee's blunt style and her budget-mandated reduction in force? Or is it that the union cannot abide, above all in the nation's capital, a contract under which schoolteachers -- like employees throughout the private sector -- might have their work judged, and their compensation awarded, in part on how well they do their jobs?" - editorial from The Washington Post
There is this hope within me that the teachers unions are the only organizations that is dead set against reforming our public system in any meaningful way. But nope. the rant was from the AFL-CIO president.