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Forum Post: MNGOP Attacks Teachers at ALEC's Request

Posted 6 years ago on Feb. 22, 2012, 10:30 p.m. EST by GirlFriday (17435)
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There's another ALEC Bill in the pipeline. This one comes from the Bill Gates funded education arm of ALEC. The latest right that Republicans want to take away is teachers right to strike over compensation.

We know that the MNGOP loves legislating solutions to problems that do not exist. A historical look at teacher strikes in Minnesota is in order. In 1946, the Saint Paul Federation of Teachers held the first teacher's strike in the nation. Since 1946, that pioneering teachers union has gone on strike an additional zero times. In the last decade there have been less than five teacher strikes statewide.




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