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Obama Pushing $23 BILLION Teachers Union Bailout

...another example of public sector employee union smash and grab, at a time when private sector workers are desperate for jobs.

A huge chunk of the stimulus is already devoted to education funding. In particular, the $53.6 billion State Fiscal Stabilization Fund, included $39.5 billion for local school districts to prevent teacher layoffs and program cuts. Further, it's notortiously difficult to fire incompetent teachers, thanks to union strictures. Los Angeles Unified School District spent $3.5 million just to fire seven bad teachers out of over 33,000 on the payroll. And we're supposed to prop them up?

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The Obama administration on Thursday threw its support behind a $23 billion measure intended to avert large-scale teacher layoffs, urging Congress to include the effort in a spending bill lawmakers are

Added: May-15-2010 
By: Songun
Afghanistan, Other
Tags: Liberal teachers union.socialist teachers union, American education, American education failure, school teachers unions
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