Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Public School Teachers: Not My Kids


A big source of opposition to state tuition vouchers comes from unions representing public school teachers. From New Jersey to Wisconsin, any challenge to benefits and pay received by teachers is countered by a media blitz of opposition.
Where do public school teachers send their kids? The answer might surprise you. According to a study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 25 percent of teachers in Baltimore and Washington send their kids to private schools. Nationwide, one in five public school teachers sends their child to a private school. In some large cities, the percentage of public school teacher’s children in private aschools was way above the nationalaverage of 20%. The  Washington Times notes as follows.

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