Posts Tagged ‘vouchers’
I come from a family of teachers. My mother, father, both sets of grandparents, brother and aunts are all teachers. You can imagine the fun family discussions we have when I suggest that the NEA (National Education Association) is bad for them.
I’m well aware that many Republicans have strong opposition to the NEA. But at its root, the NEA is just another union. There is a natural conflict between unions and management as unions attempt to take control away from managers. The Republican party generally shares the sensibilities of managers and therefore doesn’t get much support from the union movement including the NEA. Read the rest of this entry »
With one act of enlightened self interest, Trentonians can spawn a new industry
It’s an industry without the risk of the car business. It attracts sought after middle class workers. And, it’s inherently good for the community.
What’s this wonder industry? And more importantly what do we need to do to attract it?
Education can be Trenton’s next great economic engine, all we have to do is break the monopoly government has on it. Read the rest of this entry »