8 Oct '14

News The real victims of Tom Corbett's move to screw over teachers will be the children of Philadelphia | Valerie Braman

But bashing educators is integral to the political playbook of Americas most vulnerable governor and his Republican partyPhiladelphia teachers planning protests over contractsPhiladelphia School Reform Commission chairman Bill Green declared on Monday that my teachers union needs to share in the sacrifice.And then the unelected, unaccountable entity charged with school oversight for the fifth largest city in the United States in a last-minute meeting that took only 17 minutes and entertained no public comment voted unanimously to cancel its contract with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) and demand new healthcare contributions from its employees. Continue reading...

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