Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Randi Weingarten and Stand for Children find common cause? Strange bedfellows indeed. | Fred Klonsky

Randi Weingarten and Stand for Children find common cause? Strange bedfellows indeed. | Fred Klonsky:

Randi Weingarten and Stand for Children find common cause? Strange bedfellows indeed.




 Of all the people in the world – aside from Betsy DeVos herself – that AFT President Randi Weingarten could pick to co-author an op-ed piece for the Los Angeles Times with, she chose Stand for Children’s Jonah Edelman.

Good lord.
Fresh off of a tour of schools with the Secretary of Education, Weingarten sat down with the guy responsible for Illinois’ destruction of tenure, seniority and bargaining rights to criticize vouchers.
Not that vouchers aren’t worthy of going after.
But Jonah Edelman?
This is the best co-author Randi could come up with?
Weingarten has a history of this kind of thing. Like when she invited Bill Gates to address the AFT convention.
And stood there grinning as her loyalty oath-signing delegates did a nah, nah, goodbye to those teacher delegates of principle who walked out in protest.
Edelman, you may recall, was the brains and money behind Illinois’ attack Randi Weingarten and Stand for Children find common cause? Strange bedfellows indeed. | Fred Klonsky:

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