20 July 2014 0 Comments

Personnel is Policy: Tom Corbett, Acting Sec. of ED Dumaresq and the PSEA

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. Personnel is Policy: PSEA’s person is Pennsylvania Secretary […]

4 April 2014 0 Comments

The Knockout Game continues at Bartram High Part 2

      At Unionized and Government Run Bartram Violence Persists READ MORE Kristin Graham and Dylan Purcell 4 April 2014        School Choice for the poorest kids in the worst schools seems a moral mandate for all of us. This is, of course, opposed by the richest and most powerful special interest in […]

31 March 2014 0 Comments

The Knockout Game at Philadelphia’s Government Operated Unionized Bartram High –Part 1

   Bartram staffer Alphonso Stevenson was knocked unconscious by a student at the school on March 21. This image was posted on Twitter that day. READ MORE Kristen Graham and Dylan Purcell 31 March 2014 Philadelphia Inquirer The Inquirer’s Pulitzer Prize winning Seven Part series “Assault on Learning” ran 27 March 2011 to 3 April 2011 […]

17 February 2012 0 Comments

The PSEA Leviathan Lobby

Priya Abraham at Commonwealth Foundation (19 December 2012) writes: The Pennsylvania State Education Association, the state’s largest government union with 192,000 members, spent an astonishing $2.6 million in 2009-10 on “political activities and lobbying.” If that seems like a lot, consider than in 2010-11, the PSEA poured a jaw-dropping $4.2 million of union dues on […]