Corbett’s cordial relationship with teachers’ unions tells us why K-12 unionized, government bureaucracy cost so much. (Hat tip to Pennsylvanians for Union Reform and Jim Panyard for this 27 August 2013 report.
The PSEA has been the most well-financed and very effective opposition to pension finance reform.
“Dumaresq, 66, left PSEA in 2008 after 12 years with the teacher union. During her last five years with PSEA, she grossed just under $1 million ($957,333), according to federal records.
She also has served as president of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA) and had served as Executive Deputy Secretary of the Education Department under both Tomalis and Harner.
In addition to her bona fide liberal credentials as head of the PSEA and PASA, Dumaresq has received recognition awards from the Education Policy and Leadership Center, the American Association of University Women, and the Keystone Research Center, a left-wing think tank supported by PSEA and the AFL-CIO.” READ MORE Mediatrackers 13 August 2013