A video clip on the unions’ priorities
A video clip on the unions' priorities: www.youtube.com/watch?v=-piPkgAUo0w (from 1:32):
This is not to say that the concern of NEA and its affiliates with closing achievement gaps, reducing drop rate rates, improving teacher quality, and the like are unimportant or inappropriate. To the contrary these are the goals that guide the work we do. But they need not and must not be achieved at the expense of due process, employee rights, or collective bargaining. That is simply too high a price to pay."