In the strategy session for the possible Portland teachers strike set for February 20th (see another post here), Citizen Journalist Daylight Disinfectant discovered teachers expect parents to feed them after the same teachers walk out on their children.
Strike Organizer: We’re Going to Need a Microwave
How on earth would we survive the strike without a microwave? Gee times is haaaaard. Dateline Portland Oregon – February 13, 2014: At Thursday evening’s “Tea…
And do you know what? Some parents are dumb enough to bring food to the very people who would abandon their kids. Some parents are dumb enough to believe this possible strike isn’t about money. Some parents are dumb enough to believe this possible strike is about teacher to student ratio. That’s baloney. We know it’s baloney because at the first sniff at funding reductions teachers will throw under the bus any new teachers they claim they need now, ‘for the children.’ They want more union members. That’s it.
Who sits at the bargaining table? Teachers and former teachers. Who bargains for the kids? No one.