Thursday, August 23, 2012

California Teachers Union Putting Our Kids at Risk

I don't have children in public school that Prop 32 would affect directly, however as a taxpayer I'm sickened to learn what's happening in our California schools and what the teachers union is doing. My aim is to help put an end to it! Voting yes on 32, to Stop Special Interest Money, is one giant leap towards putting our children's safety in the schools the number one priority, and get the big money out of the hands of California politicians!

Christine Young is the mother and blogger behind, where she shares about life with lots of kids and how to make it fun. Below is a brief article she wrote for me to help spread the word!

"As a mom of seven, and a parent of four children in public school here in California, I’m disgusted with how special interest groups like the teachers’ union always put our children last, behind their bloated paychecks and pension benefits.
But, now they’ve gone too far. Earlier this year, the California Teachers Association killed a bill in the legislature that would have made it easier to fire teachers who are known child molesters!

It’s almost too hard to believe, right? Well, read for yourself what one Los Angeles area teacher did to his blindfolded students - Associated Press story - and how the teachers union conspired to keep perverts like him in the classroom - LA Weekly article.

California isn’t alone in having a teachers union that protects sexual deviants – New York is battling a similar problem.

This is why we need reform like Prop 32, which is on the November ballot in California. We have to stop the special interest money that keeps these groups powerful and detached from doing what’s best for our children.

Of course the opponents of the measure are spreading lies about how cops, firemen, teachers, et al are against 32, but keep in mind it’s only the union leadership that is against 32. I know plenty of teachers who don’t like what their union does and certainly don’t want sexual predators in our classrooms!

 See for yourself what California Prop 32 will do, it’s very strait forward.

And join our Facebook Group “California Parents for Reform” where we discuss this and other issues facing our schools and families."

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