Can you share with us an instance where any of these groups of employees went on strike based on how kids were being taught?
On Nov 27, 2012, at 1:12 PM, Gary Tupper <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ah! - Now we're getting somewhere! I fault the bus drivers and food - service workers. > The bus drivers are setting an awful example by sloppy mileage logging (how many decimal places?) and the food-service folk are likely equally lousy at calorie counting. > > Hey - let's not forget the school-crossing guards - no telling what nefarious activities they've been up to! > > Kudos to Haim for this "heads up". > > Gary Tupper > > PS Haim's message reminds me of a story I once heard about a hamster and a Tibetan monk - but it has since slipped my mind. > > > On 11/26/2012 9:45 PM, Haim wrote: >> My thanks to Michael J. Petrilli who, via Jerry Becker, defines the Education Mafia: >> >> Jerry P. Becker Posted: Nov 26, 2012 6:39 PM >> >>> What We Learned About School Reform in 2012 >>> By Michael J. Petrilli >>> >>> That comes down to simple arithmetic: With 3 million >>> teachers and several million more bus drivers, food- >>> service workers, aides and other staff, the public- >>> education system is the largest employer in the U.S. >>> These folks vote, and they make their views known to >>> friends, family and neighbors, through traditional word >>> of mouth and social media. They've even been known to >>> send word via the children in their classrooms.