Last week the U.S. Department of Labor released new numbers showing that nationally union membership is on the decline. And not only in the private sector, which has been on a decades-long downward trajectory. Three years ago the nation crossed a historic threshold, as union members in private industry were outnumbered by their public sector [...]
In a recent address at the Brookings Institution, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal skewered the education establishment and made a compelling case for school choice in his state – and beyond.
This year, Jefferson County Public Schools will be seeking – yet again – a mill levy increase that will reportedly raise $39 million. There are two measures on the ballot: 3A, which will fund operations, and 3B, which will be used to fund capital improvements.
In teacher contract negotiations in Douglas County on May 31, 2012, union negotiator and teacher Jed Palmer asserted a Constitutional right to have the district act as dues collectors for it.