Teachers’ unions locked kids out of schools to get more of your money, not for safety

Source: Fox News Forum
by Carol Swain

“Way to go, teachers unions! America’s school children were among the big casualties of COVID-19 pandemic policies. Shuttered schools and remote learning sank national math scores, slashed individual lifetime earnings, and stunted the economic growth potential. Once again, our children were political pawns in a game rigged by teachers’ unions and blue state politicians. Learning losses from teachers’ unions’ pandemic policies dumbed-down our children, setting us on a road to fiscal ruin. A newly released study by Stanford economist Eric Hanushek discovered in an of 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores that ‘eighth-grade math fell for every state, with a national average decline of eight NAEP scale score points. . .[The decline was] enough to erase all of the gains that had occurred since 2000.'” (01/16/23)

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