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NYC’s mayoral wannabes: Tools of the teachers union

New York Post The Issue: New York City mayoral hopefuls’ opposition to the release of teacher-data reports. All of these mayoral candidates are leftists and are supported by the teachers union (“Where Mayoral Candidates Stand,” Feb. 28). Is there anyone who thinks Comptroller John Liu, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn [...]
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Teachers pay price for leaving union

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By Mary C. Tillotson, A California teachers who want to opt out of supporting the teachers union’s political lobbying is now without professional liability insurance or a contract vote, even though those provisions are ... Read Post

Bloomberg: Teachers Union Endorsement is ‘Almost a Kiss of Death’

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By Lisa Fleisher, The Wall Street Journal The New York City teachers union is scheduled to endorse a mayoral candidate in two days, but City Hall’s current occupant has a warning for mayoral hopefuls: Be careful what you wish for. Read Post

National union chief pledges $1M if Karen Lewis runs for mayor

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By Dan Mihalopoulos, Chicago Sun-Times The head of the American Federation of Teachers says the national union is ready to spend $1 million to help Karen Lewis unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel if the Chicago Teachers Union president decide... Read Post

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