Tuesday, May 16, 2006

#@$*&!!! Teachers' Unions

This story just caps everything I felt about provincial governments in Canada, and public education in general. Run by the Teacher's unions, of the Teacher's Unions, and for the Teacher's Unions. This proposed bill to give the Union voting control over the College of Teachers is just another step. We already have too many teachers in elected office, we already have the teachers running roughshod over school boards with their extorsion and dumbing down the curriculum and adding the leftist fad du jour. Teacher slept with you kid? Teacher flunked your kid because his parents are prominent conservatives? Well, you're SOL if he's tight with the union, because as I've learned from my experience with unions, is that their raison d'etre is to protect the incompetents, time-wasters, and creeps from being held accountable for their actions.

This just reinforces an opinion I started to develop when Mike Harris became premier. The teachers unions and other special interest groups have destroyed public eductation. More money spent for worse results. I have sadly concluded that the only real way to save education is to destroy it in its current incarnation. Though it probably won't happen in my lifetime.

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